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CCMH Recognizes Nursing Professionals

June 18, 2018

Members of the CCMH nursing staff presenting proceeds raised during the Carrollton Ministerial Alliance monetary drive, held in honor of Nursing Week, to Pastor Jeremy Payne of Carrollton First Baptist Church.

To celebrate and recognize their employees, Carroll County Memorial Hospital holds departmental appreciation weeks throughout the year. Employees are categorized into five groups, and are recognized during one of these five special weeks.

The second group celebrated was CCMH nursing staff. Departments included were Acute Care, Emergency Department, Home Health, Jefferson Medical Group, and specialty clinics, including Outpatient, Surgery and Wound Care. Their recognition took place June 4-8 with daily awards and treats.

“The Rewards and Standards Team, made up of 10 employees, coordinates these appreciation weeks for our staff,” said Kate Lyons, CCMH Community Outreach Coordinator and team leader. “As a team, they determine the plan for the week, including snacks, gifts, education on specific roles of our nursing professionals, generate an employee voting system based on our CCMH values, spirit week, a charitable community donation and a trash pickup through the Missouri Adopt-A-Highway program.”

A monetary drive for the Carrollton Ministerial Alliance was held in conjunction with the special week, where all CCMH employees were invited to participate. The collected funds of $450 will allow the alliance to support area residents in need. Assistance provided could include paying for medication costs, lodging in urgent situations, or community worship services, to name a few.

Throughout the week, decorative canvases were awarded to five staff members based on votes from fellow employees and CCMH’s values. Mikki Sue Ford received Integrity, Stacey Lyon won Compassion, Danielle Elliott was given Always, Mindy Kelly earned Respect, and Cindy Gilman was awarded Excellence. 

“Our nurses take pride in what they do for our patients and community,” Jeff Tindle, CCMH CEO, said. “We are honored to take this time to recognize them for an excellent job.”

The next group to be recognized is CCMH Administration staff, which will take place in August.

For more information about the services at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, visit our website or call 660-542-1695.

Carroll County Memorial Hospital (CCMH), the area’s premier healthcare resource, is a 25-bed Critical Access facility serving Carrollton and the surrounding communities. It offers 24-hour emergency care, specialized services such as advanced diagnostics, post-acute skilled care (swing bed) and comprehensive family care. CCMH is dedicated to the Health and Well Being of All We Serve. For more information, visit