Hedrick Medical Center recently announced the 2021 Employee of the Year. Cassandra Cruse, ultrasound technologist III at Hedrick Medical Center, was presented with the award at a ceremony held in her honor on March 29. Other nominees were 2021 Employee of the Quarter winners: Linda Marshall, Abby Wilkerson and Katie O’Dell.
Cruse has been with Hedrick Medical Center for 12 years as an ultrasound technologist. In her nomination form, coworkers mentioned that, “Cassandra is very caring and thoughtful in providing patient care. Patients love her! She has fantastic stewardship and is always looking for ways to help save on department and hospital costs. Cassandra shows teamwork every day, such as picking up extra call shifts, asking if others need assistance, and providing important information to her manager. Her quality of work and excellence in her modality continues to go above and beyond expectations.”
In recognition of the award, Cruse’s name will be engraved on a permanent plaque within the hospital, and she will receive a recognition certificate, a parking space of her choice for a year, and acknowledgment in the local media and hospital employee intranet.
Photo caption: Cassandra Cruse receives the Hedrick Medical Center Employee of the Year Award for 2021 from Steve Schieber, Chief Executive Officer.