Deana Heeren, RN, Sanford Clinic Vermillion, was selected as the May 2010 PRIDE
Employee of the Month. Deana has been employed at Sanford Vermillion since January 2001.
"Deana is a highly trained, skilled professional. She has a great deal of compassion for her patients. She listens to her patients and is an excellent communicator. She is patient, kind and respectful. Her warm voice and assertiveness captures the hearts of every patient she comes in contact with. Deana is a very experienced medical professional whose lot in life was to be a nurse. Thank you for all you do!"
"Deana rarely comes to work without a smile on her face – she is light hearted, enjoys laughing and making people laugh! She has great nursing skills in all avenues of family medicine. She's a pure pleasure to have around," said Connie Wegner, clinic coordinator at Sanford Clinic Vermillion.
This is the second time Heeren has been selected as Employee of the Month. She was recognized previously in July 2005.
Deana (Schultz) and her husband Derek have four children. The Heerens reside on a farm near Akron, IA. Heeren is a native of Elk Point.