Care Tech Earns Tulip Award for Compassion

August 23, 2019
Christina 4x2 Surrounded by several of her co-workers, Christina Avis was presented the quarterly Tulip Award at Mercy Hospital Jefferson.

Patient Care Technician Christina Avis was nominated for the quarterly Tulip Award at Mercy Hospital Jefferson by one of her co-workers for thoughtfulness and generosity.

“Chris always approaches her duties with caring thoughtfulness toward both her co-workers and our patients. Recently we had a patient without any basic resources including food, clean clothing and shelter. Chris bought this patient non-perishable food to take home and provided clean clothing from Catherine’s Closet prior to discharge. Our unit is a better place because of Chris Avis.”

Christina 3x3 Christina Avis purchased food and collected clothing for a patient in need.

Chris received a framed certificate, a tulip pin to wear on her badge and custom, tulip-shaped cookies to share with co-workers in the PACU and recovery room.

Presented by the Professional Development Shared Governance Council, the Tulip Award recognizes techs and assistants as nominated by patients, visitors and co-workers. The council received 75 Tulip nominations for the quarter. Each nominee will receive a certificate acknowledging their nomination. 

You can help to continue to recognize our outstanding PCA/PCT/PSAs by nominating them for a Tulip Award.

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