Sue Job, health information clerk, care center, was selected as the Sanford Vermillion September 2011 PRIDE Employee of the Month. She has been employed here since June 2007. Sue was previously recognized as PRIDE Employee of the Month in August 2010.
The nomination included these comments: Personalized Service: I observed Sue gently holding the phone to a resident's ear so the resident could converse on the phone. Respect: Sue respects resident's desire exactly where to push the wheelchair. She maintains confidentiality. She is neat, with an appropriate appearance. Innovation: Sue offered to take a resident to visit a friend in the hospital when she went to get the mail. Dedication: Sue continually, when I see her, watches for residents who may need redirection. Stated to a resident's family, "they love him so much." Excellence: Her desk/work area is neat and orderly. Always has pen and paper ready if I need it. Additional Comments: Sue's outstanding characteristic is her immediate friendly, welcoming smile and greeting when I or others enter the facility. She makes me and others feel welcome and appreciated the minute we enter the Care Center.
"Sue is willing to take on any task we ask of her. She is an excellent example to all of us at the Care Center. She is one of the most positive and helpful people with whom I have ever worked," said Pat Fodness, director of nursing, Sanford Care Center Vermillion.
Sue (Utley) is a native of and resides in Vermillion. Sue has four children (Trevor, Tyler, Tara and Tasia) and four grandchildren (Kayleen, Kambry, Duke and Ian).