Kally Johnson, Nutrition Services, Sanford Vermillion was selected as the Sanford Vermillion May 2012 PRIDE Employee of the Month. She has been employed here since 2002.
The nomination form included these comments:
Personalized Service: Kally is kind towards residents/staff. Informed vision impaired resident when she gave her meal what she was given.
Respect: Kally asked a resident if they were done with their meal before cleaning area. She is kind and respectful towards staff/residents.
Innovation: To change from housekeeping to kitchen duties – It's a change.
Dedication: She picks up extra shifts.
Excellence: She has a good attitude.
Personalized Service: Kally always goes the extra mile to help staff and residents and their families feel comfortable.
Respect: Kally is respectful to everyone.
Innovation: She is flexible with her schedule.
Dedication: Kally is always willing to pick up shifts.
Excellence: She is calm in her demeanor and patient.
Additional Comments: I watched Kally set up a meal tray for someone who couldn't see very well and told her where everything was on her plate and placed the resident's hands on each item to help her out.
"Kally is devoted to providing the best service to all of our customers. Her compassion and strong work ethic makes Kally a true asset to our facility. Kally is well deserving of this recognition," said Barb Kingsbury, Nutrition Services manager, Sanford Vermillion Medical Center.
Johnson is a native of Vermillion.