Neb. Arlene Hughes R.T. (R) was named the Valley County Health
System (VCHS) Employee of the Year for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The
VCHS Employee of the Year is awarded to a nominated employee who
exemplifies the values of VCHS integrity, compassion, ownership,
respect and trust.
CEO Nancy Glaubke presented the award to Hughes at an August 23rd
ceremony at VCHS with more than one hundred coworkers, family and
friends in attendance. Hughes was one of four VCHS Employee of the
Quarter recipients during the last year, from which the VCHS Employee
of the Year was voted on by VCHS employees and, ultimately, chosen.
In addition to receiving gift cards, ChamberBucks and a certificate,
Hughes will represent VCHS at the Nebraska Hospital Association
Caring Kind Awards Luncheon in La Vista, Neb., in October.
nomination for the award read:
Compassion, Ownership, Respect and Trust are all words to describe
the character of our Caring Kind nominee, Arlene Hughes. Arlene
serves as an integral part of the VCHS team and family.
work ethic and compassion toward her patients are widely known not
only by our employees but throughout our community. She closely
monitors her patients reports and has everything ready for them
when they need continued care. Compassion is Arlenes middle name!
She is overflowing with compassion and goes above and beyond for her
patients even coming in early and staying late. Arlene is also a
team player and volunteers for countless internal committees,
illustrating her support of the mission and vision of VCHS. She
regularly sets up an educational booth on behalf of VCHS to promote
womens health at area events and fairs. Arlene treats her patients
and coworkers with the utmost respect. We can trust in her to
help in any situation, and she lends a helping hand in any way she
can. Congratulations, Arlene!
VCHS Employee of the Quarter award recipients for the last year
included Paula Sherburne, a VCHS insurance biller, Lindsey Oldaker,
PT, and Debbie Graves, LPN.