Washington Hospital Services announces the 2023 Top Performer Award recipients

February 14, 2024

WHS is thrilled to announce the winners of the Top Performer Award for 2023. The WHS Top Performer program is voluntary and requires participating members to address workplace safety, reduce employee injuries and illnesses, or enhance the safety culture to improve the overall safety of the workplace for employees, vendors and visitors. Each winning member receives a monetary award and a commemorative plaque.

This past year, the WHS Top Performer program promoted safety campaigns and the important role they play in creating a safe and healthy work environment. Members were tasked with developing a safety campaign designed to increase employee safety awareness and engagement, and/or improve workplace safety and decrease workplace injuries and illnesses.

WHS is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Top Performer Award:

  • Astria-Sunnyside Hospital in Sunnyside
  • Columbia Basin Hospital in Ephrata
  • Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee
  • Jefferson Healthcare in Port Townsend
  • Mason General Hospital in Shelton
  • Prosser Medical Center in Prosser

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the following hospital staff, along with their team, for their outstanding efforts to improve their work environment.

  • Justina Bruinekool and David Timmermans – Astria-Sunnyside
  • Javier Meraz and Rosalinda Kibby – Columbia Basin
  • Melissa Dunlap and Sharon Gilmore – Coulee
  • Ambir Pankau and Carrie Schaff – Jefferson
  • Melissa McClaran – Mason
  • Rey Rodriguez – Prosser

For more information about the WHS Top Performer Program, please contact Eric Gutzwiler at ericg@wsha.org. (Eric Gutzwiler)


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