Jena Eads, a registered nurse III in the Wright Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, was honored as the hospital’s Employee of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2023. Catherine Hamilton, interim administrator at WMH, presented the award to Eads at a ceremony held in her honor.
The Employee of the Quarter Award recognizes an employee who provides exemplary service, going beyond the call of duty to support fellow employees or comfort or assist patients and their families.
In her nomination form, Eads’ co-workers said, “Jena is a dedicated nurse who is always willing to pick up extra shifts to support scheduling needs at both Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center. She is a team player and a huge help to patients and her co-workers. She always strives to better herself by furthering her education and serving as a mentor to her teammates. Jena shows dedication to her patients with timely care and kindness.”
In recognition of the award, Eads received an Employee of the Quarter certificate, the parking space of her choice for three months, her photo posted in the hospital, her name engraved on a plaque displayed in the hospital, and recognition in local media.