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Cruz Named KGH Employee Of the Month


October 22, 2003
Wednesday - 12:50 am


Rita Cruz - photo

Rita Cruz

Ketchikan, Alaska - Rita Cruz, a 28 year employee of Ketchikan General Hospital, has been named Employee of the Month for October by a committee of her co-workers. Cruz has worked her entire tenure at KGH as a laundry attendant, a job which includes washing, drying, folding the linens, and stocking all patient care areas with clean linens daily. She also cares for the personal linens belonging to the residents of long-term care, and mends them if needed.

The co-worker who nominated her for this award acknowledged the integral part Cruz plays on the health care team, and stated "She not only is a faithful worker but always has a smile as she brings the clean linen. Her kindness brightens many of our days."

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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Ketchikan General Hospital
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