Congratulations to Erin Sinnett
, Nurse Assistant in Acute Care, on being named the recipient of the MDH APPLE Award
for July 2014. APPLE stands for “A
chieving outstanding P
erformance in P
atient care, L
eadership, Loyalty and E
nthusiasm for MDH.”
Please join me in congratulating Erin Sinnett, Nurse Assistant in Acute Care, on being named the recipient of the MDH APPLE Award for July 2014. APPLE stands for “Achieving outstanding Performance in Patient care, Leadership, Loyalty and Enthusiasm for MDH.”
Erin began her employment at MDH on February 25, 2013, as a Nurse Assistant in Acute Care. Erin’s educational background includes a Nurse Assistant Certification from Spoon River College in 2011, a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from WIU in 2012, and an Emergency Medical Technician certification in 2014.
Erin is respectful, kind, and compassionate, putting patients’ needs first. Erin has an exceptional bedside manner. She checks on her patients and their visitors frequently. She goes out of her way to assist visitors by helping them to navigate the hospital and by making friendly conversation. She tidies rooms and takes time to clear hallways and return items to their proper storage place. Erin is a hard worker who continually keeps busy by doing the little extras to provide special care for her patients.
Erin is a wonderful colleague. She is energetic, dependable, and caring. She does whatever she can to help her co-workers, not just in Acute Care but in other departments, as well. She works well as a member of the health care team. Erin is pleasant, helpful, and very friendly. She demonstrates a wonderful work ethic and is a joy to work with.
Erin’s nominator describes Erin as going above and beyond for her patients, their families, and visitors. She advocates for her patients and does everything within her power to keep them as comfortable and as happy as possible. Erin “always has a smile and an encouraging comment.”
Erin recently married Myron Sinnett. In her spare time, Erin enjoys playing with her dogs, Samantha, Copper, and Zoey. She enjoys playing all sports. Erin loves outdoor activities, including hunting, four-wheel riding, motocross riding, and demolition derby driving.