The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice recently recognized physical therapist Marty Locsin, P.T., as its Employee of the Year.
Locsin was honored for his superior work ethic, professionalism, courteousness, and commitment to his patients. "We receive letters every month from Marty's patients praising both his outstanding therapy techniques, as well as his extremely pleasant manner," said Jamie Belchak, manager of RAVNAH's rehab program. "As one patient recently expressed: He has a great knack of doing his job, yet makes you feel like you are visiting with a lifelong friend."
Also honored were recipients of RAVNAH's HEALTH Matters awards, an employee recognition program for service excellence. Employees are chosen and recognized by their peers for outstanding service to the organization and patients served. Home healthcare aide Beverly Dennis, LNA received the Honesty award; hospice nurse Patti Kent, R.N., the Excellence award; payroll coordinator, Charlene Cheney, Accountability award; hospice nurse Mary Brothers, CHPN, Leadership award; medical supply tech Sharon Bailey, Teamwork award; and customer service associate Jennifer Holdren, the Helpfulness award.
The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice is a not-for-profit, Medicare-certified home health agency, providing services ranging from highly technical skilled care to wellness programs in the community.