National Hospital Week Salutes WCH Employees

Corydon, May 6, 2011: This week the nation pays tribute to hospital employees across the country while locally Wayne County Hospital (WCH) steps it up in recognition of the select and talented group of individuals who passionately care for our community. This week long celebration salutes healthcare professionals who selflessly dedicate their work to making a difference in the lives of their patients every day.

National Hospital Week is opened with National Nurses Day, May 6th. Wayne County Hospital recognizes the WCH Nursing Staff for their professionalism, their hard work and commitment to excellence in patient care. There are many nursing certification specialties such as medical-surgical, obstetric, pediatric, pain management, cardiac vascular, oncology, hospice, case management, emergency nursing, critical care and many others.  Nursing requires a mastery of knowledge, skills and abilities as well as a natural passion of caring for others.

During National Hospital Week May 8-14, Wayne County Hospital will dedicate special activities each day for all employees to enjoy. Shoulder/Neck massages to provide much needed tension relief & relaxation; the Dietary Department is planning special breakfast treats; a barbecue feast prepared by members of the Hospital Board of Trustees and Leadership Team; plus, an ice cream social for all to enjoy. Night shift employees are being presented a gift card for a local restaurant to enjoy when the time permits.  Hospital week T-shirts are provided to all employees as part of the celebratory spirit.

Games have been organized by the WCH Activity Committee with ‘Minute to Win It” challenging those who choose to take on the challenge and have a little fun. A hospital trivia game is sure to test the knowledge of employees and will unveil some interesting facts.

“We have an outstanding staff at WCH and this week is to honor the exemplary service they provide and the difference they make in our patient’s lives every day,” commented Daren Relph, CEO.