Cindy Jette named March Employee of the Month at ALMH
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[March 17, 2012]
Cindy Jette isn't just a competent
nurse, she's a nurse eager to help patients and co-workers and
always does so with a cheerful attitude.
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Co-worker Connie Haseley nominated Jette for Employee of the Month
at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital after Cindy stepped in to help
her move a patient with a PICC line.
"His PICC line was not
functioning properly so Cindy took it upon herself to call the
patient's physician and get orders to de-clot his line when he
returned from imaging later in the day," Haseley said. "So she
certainly made a great patient experience by saving the patient from
having to have another line put in."
Connie said she also appreciates that Cindy is willing to step in
and help consistently -- always with a friendly disposition.
Jette has worked at ALMH for nine years, and last summer she
transferred from the acute care unit to the special procedures area.
"We have a great teamwork attitude here at ALMH," she said.
"Someone is always willing to either lend a hand or share their
Jette started college for her nursing degree when her youngest
son started first grade, and she would sit and do her homework
alongside her children.
In the special procedures area, she serves outpatients who come
for frequent antibiotics, outpatient surgeries, blood transfusions,
IV treatments and more.
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"Nursing is a fabulous career," she said. "Very few degrees offer
the wide diversity of jobs like a nursing degree does. The list of
possible jobs is endless and changing every day. It's a very
exciting, challenging and rewarding career."
ALMH employs 290 in a variety of roles. Each month someone is
honored as Employee of the Month.
[Text from file received from
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital]