Nurse, Physician and Associate of the Year Awards Presented During HaysMed Annual Service Awards Banquet
HAYS, Kansas (March 7, 2018)— The annual HaysMed Service Awards Banquet was held last night at the Rose Garden Banquet Hall in Hays. The highlight of the banquet was the presentation of the Norman W. Jeter Humanitarian Award, the Sister Mary J. Mollison Nurse of the Year Award and the Vic Eddy, MD, Physician of the Year Award. These awards are the highest level of recognition that an associate of Hays Medical Center can receive.
The Norman W. Jeter Humanitarian Award recognizes an individual’s human kindness and dedication to medical excellence. The award was presented to Bob McAnany, Physical Therapy Assistant at HaysMed Outpatient Rehabilitation. McAnany began his career in 1995 and became a HaysMed Associate in 2000.
Recipient of the Sr. Mary J. Mollison Nurse of the Year Award was Melissa Portenier, 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 Portenier is the supervisor of the operating room and has been with HaysMed since 1990.
The Vic Eddy, MD, Physician of the Year Award was presented Dr. Jose Menendez, Anesthesiologist at HaysMed. The award recognizes a physician who displays a high level of clinical experience and an extraordinary dedication to improving healthcare delivery in the community.
Other service awards presented for years of service included:
Tina S. Zimmerman