Vibra Hospital of Denver Patient Comments May 2015

Recognition from Patient/Patient Family Members:

•  Paul Geneson (LTAC CNA) and Deanna Ortiz (LTAC CNA)…. They are super stars! Thanks for taking time with me.

•  James Quint (RT)…James is one of your most competent RT’s and takes the extra measure to thoroughly make certain the patient understands the care he so competently provides.

•  Charles Helton (RT)…. Charles is one of your most competent RT’s and we constantly looked forward to having him care for my wife Sandy

•  Marie Strickland (SLP)… Marie used a very specific method over the course of many days that was successful, well understood, and appreciated. She is a dedicated therapist.

•  Nina Rosacci Rynes (LTAC RN)… We would like to thank Nina for her thoroughness, kindness, and professional care giving

•  Mirabel Vargus (LTAC CNA)… Mirabel is another gift to Vibra as she is experienced, competent, respectful, thorough, and genuinely approaches her duties with the patient in mind

•  Meg Hosford (LTAC CNA)… Meg has developed into one of Vibra’s most competent, caring, and thorough CNA’s. We’d encourage her to pursue her RN degree

•  Liz Bekerman (PT)… Liz, as Tony’s right arm, will be as persistent and effective as he is. She is dedicated, encouraging, competent, and makes PT an enjoyable and progressively improving experience

•  Tony Roberts (PT)… Persistent and competent is the best way to describe Tony’s PT efforts. He knew from the beginning that his efforts would perhaps make a difference, and they did!

•  Kristy Smith-Shaw (SNF CNA)… Helped me feel better when I was down. She is very sweet! She answered the bell always and instantly checked on me.

•  Stephanie Jacobson (LTAC CNA)… Stephanie knows a lot about her job and does a great job.

•  Chuk Duru (SNF CNA)… As a patient I am so glad Chuk was hired here! His personality is so vibrant and positive! You can’t help but smile whenever he is around! His singing, dancing, and “woohooing” just cracks me up.  I can be having the worst day ever, or just sad and down, and he will come in and do something silly and instantly brighten my mood and day. He is a very hard working CNA and is quick to answer call lights, even if they are not his patients. Chuk is a true gift to his patients and an asset to this hospital. I feel very blessed to know him!

•  Elizabeth Hiser (SNF RN)… Elizabeth is such a hard-working, professional, beautiful, kind, and wonderful nurse. She is always smiling and friendly. She always offers me great advice and solutions. I love talking about hair, make up, shaving tips, secrets about tanning, and a million other things I ask about. Elizabeth is a real team player and is very genuine. Her personality just shines. I am so glad she is my night time nurse and I am happy I’ve gotten to know her. She is a really terrific nurse! I admire her!

•  Heidi Hurley (LTAC RN)… She’s been like a guardian angel to me since the first day I came here, very kind and considerate. She is very gentle while handling you. She has a beautiful smile and is the very best.

•  Maureen Golden (OT)… She is one in a million. Always ready to lend a helping hand in anything and does it with a cheery and pleasant smile. I love her.

•  Marinette Kopkep (LTAC CNA)… Very helpful, very kind, always willing to help with everything. She has a pleasant smile and always speaks nicely

•  Nancy Garcia (LTAC CNA)… Nancy is a wonderful person, she excels at her job. She is always there to help patients as well as the other staff members. Has a glowing smile always. She’s a peach!

•  Dawn Schmidt (LTAC LPN)… Dawn is a great nurse, who cares for her patients. Always strives to be on time with medications. She has a great personality, and a kind smile to go with it

•  Sabrina (Arzola) Carazza (LTAC LPN)… She’s right on the ball. Comes to assist quickly. Does whatever she can to help and make things easier.  She is always on time

•  Meg Hosford (LTAC CNA)… Meg always has a friendly attitude. She is always willing to help and more than glad to do it. She’s certainly very good at her job

•  Rasa Leung (LTAC LPN)… She is always there to help me bathroom wise and other things. Soon as the meals come out she grabs mine first and she is fast. I think the world of her.

•  Dr. Cullinan (MD)… She is a wonderful person as well as a wonderful doctor. She is gentle and very good at what she’s doing. I love her. She is the best!

•  Dr. Masotti (MD)… He is one of a kind, friendly, always has a smile, and listens when spoken to. Very knowledgeable about everything and very helpful. He is the best.

•  Stephanie Lentz (SNF RN)…  She is extremely friendly. She is a very sociable and pleasant person. She is always willing to help, very understanding person. I like her a lot.

•  Mpo (Julie) kibala (Housekeeping)… Julie is a very hard working girl. She is always pleasant with a cheery smile and is always willing to help whenever she can. She is truly a gem.

•  Josephine Moszynski (DON)… She’s my guardian angel. When no one else gets to me, she’s always there to save me from whatever. She is always pleasant and has the most beautiful smile. I love her.

•  Brianna Eifler (LTAC CNA)… She’s always busy, and each time I call for help she is there to help me. She has really got her heart and soul into her job and patients.

•  Kelsi Spence (LTAC CNA)…She was very kind to my dad. She went up and over her job duties to make sure he was okay. Thank you very much; may God bless you.

•  Patricia Bonner (LTAC RN)… Kind, caring, talked us through everything. May God bless you.

•  Carol Crocker (LTAC RN)… Very caring and helpful with the passing of my dad. May God bless you.

•  Deanne Ortiz (LTAC CNA)… Deanne is great at what she does; I’m lucky to have her as my CNA. She knows what you need before you know. When you are down, she helps your needs.

•  Rhiannon Lavorgna (LTAC CNA)… Rhiannon does her job the way it should be done. Good job!

•  Mirabel Vargus (LTAC CNA)… Mirabel does a great job.

•  Lauren Armijo (Dietary Aide)… She delivers the menus with a smile always and being helpful whenever she can. She is a treasure.

•  Patricia Tellez (Lead Cook)… She listens to patient’s needs and what they want and tries to fulfill their wishes. Thank you for all you have done for me. I enjoy her skilled talents in the kitchen.

•  Aimee Olson (LTAC RN)… You’re so caring and wonderful. Thank you for taking such good care of me.

•  Ricky Bush (LTAC RN)… She’s a great person and is good at what she does. She always has a beautiful smile and always willing to help.

•  Amy Mayol (LTAC Nursing Supervisor)… As a charge nurse, Amy always provided my wife Sandy with a positive approach to care. She, among many other duties, was always concerned and watchful. We sincerely appreciate her looking over my wife’s needs when the RN assigned to Sandy was assisting other patients.

•  Christina Elzey (LTAC LPN)… Chrissy is a very sweet person with a very pleasant smile always. She is very interested in her job and very caring about her patients. She’s a gem.

•  Wanda McCowan (Cook)… She does do a great job with meals. She is very friendly and always has a smile. Her talent in the kitchen is great. Love that kitchen cooking.

•  Robert Bensenberg (LTAC LPN)… Bob is wonderful. He has helped me get into a comfortable position for the last three hours

•  Lindsey Wenger (LTAC RN)… She cares about me. She is on time with meds 99% of the time. She makes sure you’re needs are met.

•  Stephanie Jacobson (LTAC CNA)… Stephanie is a very powerful young lady, helpful, and efficient. She always lends a helping hand. She is a great person and very friendly. I just love her.

•  Diane Russell (LTAC CNA)… Diane goes above and beyond your care. She gives the best showers. She is extra caring and meets your needs if possible.

•  Rosa Dominquez De Munoz (Housekeeping)… When speaking of thoroughness, Rosa certainty illustrated her willingness to keep our room spotlessly clean! Thank you!

•  Pepper Mitchell (RT)… We would like to recognize Pepper for her unyielding stance for genuine and consistent advocacy for the patient, my wife Sandy.

•  Jennifer Kishimoto (OT)… Jen is super. She would make me feel better after crying on her shoulder. She was very caring and very, very good at what she does. Thanks again.

•  Juliana Atkins (LTAC RN)… Juliana is awesome! She genuinely cares about her patients and is always willing to help.

•  Karen Blair (PT Assistant)… Karen was super! She was very caring and very good at getting me to exercise. I give her a ten and think she is wonderful.

•  Paul Geneson (LTAC CNA)… Paul is the sweetest boy!

•  Paul Geneson (LTAC CNA)… He is caring and companionate. Paul meets your needs, the ones he can. I am very comfortable with him

•  Ilma Ademovic (LTAC CNA)… This girl is exceptional. Very cheery, pleasant smile, and a joy to discuss any of your problems of pain with. She is going to be a great asset to the industry.