June 23, 2005
Ketchikan, Alaska - Ann Fama, Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), has been named Ketchikan General Hospital (KGH) Employee of the Month by a committee of her peers. Fama has been a KGH nurse for the past 20 years of a 26-year nursing career.
With a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Marquette University School of Nursing, Fama has filled many roles at KGH. In addition to regular staffing of the ICU, she works as a charge nurse, a staff educator and a mentor of newer nurses. Fama also staffs the chemotherapy unit, and is certified in Critical Care Nursing.
The co-worker who nominated her stated "Ann is a true model of compassion and caring. She upholds the highest standard of patient care while maintaining a calm, gentle manner. It is truly an honor to work at her side... She is a beautiful person, one who is rich spiritually and gives gracefully. "
The award of Employee of the
Month at KGH recognizes those who regularly go above and beyond
what is required, to provide high quality service to patients,
visitors and co-workers.
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