Trinity Health honored its long-term employees at a service awards banquet at the Grand Hotel on February 20. President and CEO John M. Kutch presented certificates to 122 Trinity Health associates, all of whom celebrated milestone anniversaries with Trinity Health last year.
Celebrating 45 YEARS of service were: service were: Valorie Aftem, Radiology Technologist, Radiology, and Marilyn Scott, RN, Emergency/Trauma. Fourteen associates celebrated
40 YEARS of service, including: Gae Avers, LPN, Pre-Admission Testing; Susan Brown, Housekeeper, Environmental Services; Loretta Duchsherer, LPN, OB/GYN; Dianne Goebel, Housekeeper, Environmental Services; Linda Hanneman, Ward Secretary, Behavioral Health Unit- Trinity Hospital – St. Joseph’s; Gail Merck, Radiology Technologist, Radiology; Vicki Miller, RNFA, Surgery; David Pope, Housekeeping Director, Trinity Homes; Barbara Power, Data Entry Clerk, Business Services; Mark Priess, Plant Operations Director, Trinity Homes; Dee Purseglove, Administrative Assistant, Community Relations; Omana Slorby, Perfusionist, Surgery; Charlene Strand, Nursing Supervisor CLN, Trinity Community Clinic-Western Dakota; and Harvey Wittmayer, IT Applications Manager, Information Technology.
Other employees who received honors include: 35 YEARS: Sabrina Beaulac, LPN, OB/GYN Nursing; LaDawn Berg, LPN, Nephrology; Mary Blada, RN, Protime; Robert Franca, LPN, Podiatry; Patricia Gerszewski, Physical Therapist, Physical Therapy; Laurie Hickman, RN, NICU/Transitional; Bonnie Langley, LPN, Pulmonology; Bonnie Ler, Nurse Practitioner, Gastoenterology; Bharati Mehta, Occupational Therapist, Home Health; Julie Nunziato, RN, Surgery; Carla Robillard, Clinical Nurse Educator, Nursing Services; and Pala Waswick, Technical Supervisor, Lab.
30 YEARS: Cheryl Bjella, Surgical Tech Supervisor, Trinity Regional Eyecare-Western Dakota; Laurel Burner, RN, Kidney Dialysis; Connie Busch, Mammography Tech Supervisor, Breast Imaging; Robin Forbes, RN, Pediatric Nursing; Deborah Goodman, Distribution Assistant, Trinity Homes Business Office; Paula Grossman, Transcriptionist, Radiology; Jerry Hansen, Pharmacist, Pharmacy; Kristie Harris, Lab Technician, Kenmare Community Hospital; Lynn Helmers, Social Services/Discharge Planning Coordinator, Kenmare Community Hospital; Bonnie Holmen, Nuclear Medicine Tech Supervisor, Nuclear Medicine; Sandra Holzer, Administrative Assistant, Materials Management; Melody Johnson, HIM Coordinator, Trinity Homes, Clinical Excellence & Resident Safety; Rhonda Johnson, Business Service Director, Business Services, Trinity Medical Group; Kathryn Larson, Account Representative, Business Services-Trinity Hospital; Wanda Maixner, Activities/Occupational Therapy Director, Trinity Homes; Jill Martinson-Redekopp, OD, Optometry, Trinity Regional Eyecare – Minot; Priscilla May, CT/MR Technologist, CT Scanner; Pamela Olson, CNA, Trinity Homes; Carol Phillips, Medical Technologist, Lab; Vicki Reile, RN, Family Medicine; Agnes Rey, Library Assistant, Library; Shawn Smothers, Special Projects Director, Trinity Homes; Holly Stein, Account Representative, Business Offices, Trinity Hospital; Mary Storbeck, RN, Trinity Homes; Kelly Voeller, RN, Urology; and Gina Weaver, LPN, Medical Nursing.
25 YEARS: Jerilyn Alexander, Stroke Supervisor, Stroke Program; Clifford Black, Flight Paramedic, NorthStar Criticair; Margo Dailey-Filipkowski, Clinical Nurse Educator, Nursing Services; Colleen Durward, CNA, Kenmare Community Hospital; Carey Erickson, Pre-Certification Specialist, Patient Financial Services; Kristel Ficek, Oasis-HIS Review Nurse, Home Health; Charlene Gustavson, Cook, Kenmare Community Hospital; Carlen Hardy, CT/MR Technologist, MRI; Sandra Haugen, LPN, Trinity Regional Eyecare-Minot Center; Rochelle Hudson, Unit Manager, Same Day Surgery; Alita Iverson, Distribution Assistant, Materials Management; Richelle Koistinen, LPN, Kidney Dialysis Unit, Belcourt; Lisa Kuntz, CNA, Pulmonology; Pam Melby, LPN, Trinity Community Clinic – Kenmare; Clarice Michels, Cashier, Nutrition Services, Trinity Hospital – St. Joseph’s; Jennifer Mitchell, Clinical Excellence & Resident Safety, Trinity Homes; Paul Olson, MD, Physician, Emergency/Trauma Center; Jodie Overton, RN, Same Day Surgery; Tami Petersen, Training Officer, Community Ambulance Services; Cheryl Ree, MD, Family Medicine; Christine Rossland, Transcriptionist, Business Office, Trinity Regional Eyecare –Western Dakota; Martin Rothberg, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgery; Jeffrey Sather, MD, Emergency/Trauma Center; Correne Spelhaug, Pharmacist, Pharmacy; Terry Stock, CRNA, Anesthesiology; Sarah Summers, LPN, Podiatry; Rhonda Walter, Vice President Trinity Homes; Lynwood Wedar, Physical Therapist, Physical Therapy; Karin Will, RN, Pre-Admission Testing; Roxanne Wittmeier, Coder/Abstractor, Coding/Reimbursement; and Julie Yanish, Coder/Abstractor, Coding/Reimbursement.
20 YEARS: Sherilyn Abrahamson, Coding Supervisor, Coding/Reimbursement; Terri Anderson, CNA, Home Health; Evelyne Bouchard Kindy, MD, Ophthalmology; Shannon Brown, Coder/Abstractor, Coding/Reimbursement; Cynthia Brunner, Volunteer Coordinator/Activities Assistant, Trinity Homes; Julie Dietrich, Housekeeper, Environmental Services; Kristi Fredricksen, Accounting Supervisor, Corporate Finance; Patricia Getzlaff, Reimbursement Specialist, Business Services, Trinity Medical Group; Jennifer Henjum, CRNA, Anesthesiology; Gregory Johnson, Manager, Neurodiagnostics; Tracy Johnson, Special Procedures Technologist, Cath Lab; Candace Juma-Brown, RN, Pediatrics; Alexandre Kindy, MD, Orthopedics; Kathy Marchand, Financial Counselor, Patient Financial Services; Lisa Mohl, RN, Cardiology; Laurel Myers, Dietary Aide, Trinity Homes; Jennifer Napora, RN, ETC/UR Case Management, Case Management; Mary Olson, Medical Aide, Trinity Homes; Meredyth Pritchett, LPN, Trinity Homes; Tawny Quist, Ward Secretary, Trinity Homes; Tina Rodgers, CT/MR Technologist, MRI; Jutta Schmidt, Sleep Center Manager, Sleep Center; Amber Soine, Master Patient Index Specialist, Health Information Management; Della Turcotte, LPN, Trinity Community Clinic-Western Dakota; Darrell Williams, MD, Ophthalmology; Tyson Williams, DPM, Podiatry; and Cynthia Ystaas, LPN, Cardiology.