Kerry Wagner, RN, Sanford Hospital Vermillion, was selected as the Sanford Vermillion December 2012 PRIDE Employee of the Month. She has been employed here since August 2009.
Nominations for Wagner included the following comments:
Personalized Service: Kerry is kind and compassionate. She is not afraid to go "the extra mile" for her patients to ensure excellent customer service.
Respect: She has respect to all and is a prime example of a team player in the nurse role.
Innovation: Kerry has great ideas to improve the hospital and shows them. She also shows the aides new techniques to simplify transferring patients by the use of good body mechanics.
Dedication: Kerry is dependable and will come into work early and stay late to help her fellow co-workers.
Excellence: She portrays excellence in care and service! She is a diligent and efficient worker with that spunky fun attitude that the patients love.
Additional Comments: She's fun to work with! She does her fair share!
"Kerry is a dedicated nurse who works the night shifts. It takes a special person to do this. She is diligent in her work and always advocates for her patients. She is respected by her peers and is an asset to the institution," said Jeff Berens, CNO, Sanford Vermillion Medical Center.
Kerry and Tracy Lundstrom reside in Jefferson. Kerry has two sons; Dustin (19) and Kody (17). She is a native of Homestead, FL. Kerry enjoys cooking and gardening.