Mercer County Hospital is pleased to announce Kim Nylin was selected as this year's recipient of the Employee of the Year award.   Nylin is an Assistant Manager  in the Laboratory Department and has been employed at Mercer County Hospital for 16 years.  She was selected by her peers for her leadership skills and dedication to quality care by accepting an advanced level of responsibility and working additional shifts to ensure medical tests were performed in a timely manner.


Mercer County Hospital is pleased to announce Kim Nylin was selected as this year's recipient of the Employee of the Year award.   Nylin is an Assistant Manager  in the Laboratory Department and has been employed at Mercer County Hospital for 16 years.  She was selected by her peers for her leadership skills and dedication to quality care by accepting an advanced level of responsibility and working additional shifts to ensure medical tests were performed in a timely manner.

"Kim is  devoted to compassionate, quality  health care. She is a leader in her department and throughout the hospital.  It is an honor for Mercer County Hospital to have Kim as an employee," said Myron Higgins, Chief Operating Officer/Human Resource Director.

"Kim has excellent leadership and team work skills.  She demonstrates a strong work ethic by monitoring and providing detailed, quality patient care in all areas of the laboratory," commented Ruth Dulaney, Laboratory Manager.

Mercer County Hospital values and appreciates employees for their commitment to perform at the highest level of quality, professional care for patients and their families.
An award ceremony was held during National Hospital Week to honor employees for their years of service and dedication.  

5 Years of Service Awards
Dan Johnson, Maintenance
Dr. Kristin Wurzburger, Medical Associates Clinic
Maria Franks, Medical/Surgical Unit
Cheryl Long, Medical Associates Clinic
Jean Kiddoo, Administration
Elizabeth Daniels, Home Care
Wendy Doherty, Laboratory
Jesse Harrison, Maintenance
Sherri Kerr, Dietary
Amy Thirtyacre, Admitting
Valeria Bigger, Medical Associates Clinic

10 Years of Service Awards
Teri Slater, Medical/Surgical Unit and Surgery
Deb Skinner, Pre-Certification
Sheila Terrill, Pharmacy
Julie Corben, Emergency Department

15 Years of Service Awards
Brenda Bacon, Housekeeping



20 Years of Service Awards
Janis Koehn, Medical/Surgical Unit
Elberta Teitsworth, Home Care
Laurie Moreland, Emergency Department
Donna Wade, Emergency Department

35 Years of Service Awards
Julie Drake, Housekeeping

40 Years of Service Award
Sue Sutton, Social Services/Education


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