Marisa began her ALMH career on the medical-surgical floor.
Previously she worked at Christian Nursing Home and was a mental
health technician at Lincoln Developmental Center.
co-workers say that she always does what is best for her patients,
making them smile and easing their pain. "She is so caring and kind
to everyone … just a joy to be around and truly makes ALMH a great
place to work."
Marisa believes that making her patients smile and feel more
comfortable is her greatest accomplishment. Her fellow nurses have
also honored Marisa for her caring nature and hard work. They
honored her with the "Unsung Hero" award during Nursing Week. The
award is given to nurses who truly deserve recognition for
consistently going above and beyond their job duties.
Marisa recommends nursing to anyone with a loving heart.
"Patients need and deserve tender, loving care," she says. "If you
enjoy helping others, nursing is a wonderful career. Making a
difference in someone's life is a great feeling."
ALMH employs more than 250 in a wide variety of job functions. A
different employee is honored each month for his or her commitment
to creating great patient experiences, getting great results and
making ALMH a great place to work.
[Text from file received from Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital]