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Congratulations to our 2019 Nurse of Excellence Award Winners!

 

 

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Award winners were honored at a ceremony with their colleagues and families at 314 South Manning Boulevard.

 Theresa "Terry" Heath, RN, Residential Services

   Terry has been the coordinator of the Residence Division's Medication Administration, First Aid and CPR courses for the last 22 years. She is a gifted instructor known for her bubbly personality and ability to make the classes interesting and fun. Terry goes above and beyond to make sure that everyone has a thorough understanding of the material and often brings students into her office to provide extra support.  Terry is highly respected and the Center is very fortunate to have her as a part of our team.

Julie Heneka, RN, Adult Services

Julie has worked for the Center for almost 30 years - most recently working in the Day Habilitation Program at 314 South Manning Blvd. She exemplifies the Center’s values of excellence and teamwork and consistently demonstrates great care and concern for the people we support. Julie has a wealth of knowledge and is an amazing resource for nurses and staff.  She often shares interesting stories to help people understand complex health care needs.  Julie has earned the trust and respect of her colleagues and the people she supports.

Barbara "Barb" Chauvin, RN, Children's Services

Barb has been working with the Center for over 20 years as an RN and is currently at Cloverpatch Preschool in Glenville. She also works at our Albany After-School Program. Barb is caring and compassionate with each student and always follows-up to ensure family needs are met. Her strong work ethic and positive attitude is motivational to everyone around her. She is a great resource for the staff and consistently provides education and guidance. Barb is an extraordinary role model who exemplifies the Center's values. 

 

 

 

 

 

Dana Marcucci, LPN, St. Margaret's Center

Dana began working at St. Margaret's in 2013 and currently works as an LPN on the Young Adult/North Unit. She started her career at the Center as a Direct Support Professional before becoming a C.N.A. and has shown exceptional growth into her current role as an LPN. Dana is knowledgeable about the whole person and provides the highest level of care with great dignity and respect. She is a team player and is always willing to help out. Dana has been an asset to the St. Margaret's Nursing team and we wish her well as she continues her education to become a Registered Nurse. 

Kimberly "Kim" Keller, RN, Health Services

Kim has been a part of the Behavioral Health team since 2008 and is a valuable resource to Center Health Care’s Psychiatry Department. Often dealing with crises, she is quick to assess and intervene to ensure the best possible outcome for the people we support and their families. Everyone appreciates her ability to juggle provider schedules to quickly respond to patient needs. The Behavioral Health team values her consistency and dependability along with her upbeat, enthusiastic approach.  Kim's dedication is exemplary.