Hays, KS – The annual HaysMed Service Awards celebration is being held today in Hays. For the second year a drive thru event will be held at the hospital honoring the Associates who have reached milestones in their service at HaysMed.
The highlight of the celebration is the presentation of the Norman W. Jeter Humanitarian Award, the Sister Mary J. Mollison Nurse of the Year Award, the Vic Eddy, MD, Physician of the Year Award and the Advanced Practice Provider (APP) of the Year award. These awards are the highest level of recognition that an Associate of HaysMed can receive.
The Norman W. Jeter Humanitarian Award recognizes an individual’s human kindness and dedication to medical excellence. The award is being presented to Rosie Hammerschmidt, Food Services.
Recipient of the Sr. Mary J. Mollison Nurse of the Year Award is Shanna Carrillo, RN. This award honors a nurse who displays excellence in the areas of job knowledge and performance, quality improvements, self-development and participation in hospital and community affairs. Carrillo is a nurse on the Surgical Unit.
The Vic Eddy, MD, Physician of the Year Award is being presented to Dr. Ross Buckles. The award recognizes a physician who displays a high level of clinical experience and an extraordinary dedication to improving healthcare delivery in the community. Buckles is a physician in the Pediatric Clinic.
Tara Roa, PA is receiving the Advanced Practice Provider of the Year award. This award recognizes an advanced practice provider that supports the vison, mission and goals of HaysMed and serves as a role model and mentor encouraging productive relationships. Roa works at Medical Specialists.
Other Associates recognized for years of service include:
Mary Jo Gubitoso
Dr. Charles Schultz
Dr. Gulraiz Cheema
Dr. Bed Chhatkuli
Dr. Shari Claude
Anna Marie Johnson
Dr. Wally Walstrom