November

Recognition from Patient/Patient Family Members:

• Taylor Apsey (LTACH RN)...She goes above and beyond her duties, with compassion and genuine concern. She’s a blessing, respectful and greatly appreciated.

• Jessica Ray (LTACH RN)…She is motivated and cares greatly for her patients. She has great empathy and respect. She has made a difficult time much better for our family.

• Tony Roberts (Lead PT)…Motivating, caring and truly desires to get the patient’s moving forward. He is a wonderful, caring gentleman.

• Carol Crocker (LTACH RN)…She has great compassion and understanding with empathy and respect.

• Rachel Holland (SNF CNA)…She has her job down and does it so well and takes pride in her work.

• Ugo Akotaobi (LTACH RN)...Ugo always takes great care of me!

• Rasa Leung (LTACH LPN)…Rasa always takes great care of me!

• Rachel Holland (SNF CNA), Juan Manzanilla  (PTA) and Liz Bekerman (OT)…Thanks for helping me get to my feet, each and every staff member from housekeeping to nursing all of them conducted themselves in a professional manor when handling my care. Vibra Hospital thanks for the being the ones that made an impact on my getting well.

• Juan Manzanilla (PTA)…Juan takes great care of me.

• Karen Blair (PTA)…always takes great care of me.

• Juliana Atkins (LTACH RN)…always takes great care of me.

• Heike Downing (PTA)…always takes great care of me.

• Dr. Cullinan (Physician)…is my hero!

• Dietary Staff…they work hard, I know as I am a chef myself and knows all the hard work that goes into making the food and distributing it. Thank you.

• Denise Sisneros (SNF RN), LePreil LaChapelle (SNF CNA)…they both are great examples of good nurses.

• Patty Bonner (LTACH RN)…does a great job, really care about her patients.

• Paul Geneson (LTACH CNA)…He shows me great respect and sees to my comfort. Pleasant attitude and friendliness.

• Austin Cleveland (CEO)…it was very nice for you to give me a vest. I love it!

• Heidi Hurley (LTACH RN)…is very good to me, she checks up on me.

• Bich Tran (RT)…is very careful not to transfer bacteria.

• Deb Ray (Lead RT)…is very careful not to transfer bacteria.

• Cindy Campbell (LTACH RN)…is wonderful!

• Juan Manzanilla (PTA), All OT and PT Staff…thank you all for taking care of me.

• Leann Draper (SNF LPN)…..Gives us hope.

• Carol Crocker (LTACH RN)…..Carol is a great nurse.

• Linda Tautz (CCO)…..Linda is awesome.  She genuinely cared about what I had to say and I know she will the ball and run with it.

• Jessica Beattie (Agency RN)…..Jessica is a great nurse.

• Kelsi Spence (LTACH CNA)…..She treats me with the utmost respect.  I love her.

• Ugo Akotaobi (LTACH RN)…..Cheerful, caring, helpful.  Brings sunshine into the room.

• Johnathon Valdez (SNF CNA)…..Very friendly, always there to help.

• Brianna Eifler (LTACH CNA), Melita Nerima (LTACH RN)…..All PROMISE.

• Juliana Atkins (Wound Care RN)…..All PROMISE.  She’s the best.

• Maureen Golden (OT), Karen Blair (PTA)…..All PROMISE.

• Georgina Borunda (Wound Care CNA)…..Georgina is great.  She always takes care of me.

• Lawrence Hernandez (Director of Quality & Risk Management)…..For taking the time to come in on a Friday, which I know is in order for him to go home for the weekend knowing he has done his homework ahead of time to maintain a great facility that will be continued in an orderly manner.  Patients, visitors, doctors and other personnel will be addressed correctly with minimal problems and corrections.  I know that in the short period I was able to chat with him, that he would want everyone to know he was aware of the needs from patients, clear down to just routine maintenance.

• Heike Downing (PTA)…..Pushes real hard to get me home.

• Liz Bekerman (OT)…..Pushes real hard to make me better.

• Elizabeth Loucks (SNF RN)…..Made us feel comfortable.

• Kit Almagure (SNF RN)…..Made us feel at home.

• Arnaud Schneider (LTACH RN)…..Arnaud is a sweetheart.

• Arnaud Schneider (LTACH RN)…..Arnaud is a great nurse.

• Mia Gualandi (SNF CNA)…..She always responds to call light quickly.  She is always so nice and helpful.

• Paul Geneson (LTACH CNA)…..Kind individual.  He is caring and goes out of the way all the time to make sure I am doing ok.  My hats off to the gentle giant.  Thanks.

• Juliana Atkins (Wound Care RN)…..She is truly what a nurse should be.  Very professional and caring.  She goes out of her way to do for a patient. She isn’t only here for a paycheck.  She truly cares.  My hats off to her.  She should be praised for the work she does.  She should be commended for being such a caring person.  Thank you, Vibra, for having such a loving and caring person.  Juliana, if there were more nurses like yourself, the world would be a better place.  Thank you again for everything you do.

• Karen Blair (PTA)…..I am as far as I am in my ability to walk because she would push me to get my best self.  I can’t thank her enough.

• Kristie Smith-Shaw (SNF CNA)…..She is such a happy person, always has a smile on her face.  She gives me such a wonderful start to my day.

• Lyn LaChapelle (SNF LPN)…..Always has a smile on her face.  She would get me ready for dialysis.  She would always give me such a wonderful start for my day.

• Kit Almagure (SNF RN)…..She has always been so helpful during my really tough times and I would like to thank her for her wonderful skills.

• Chuck Duru (SNF CNA)…..Wow!  He is such a cheerful and helpful person.  He sings and makes everyone feel so good.