GREENVILLE – Village Green Health Campus, a Trilogy Health Services community, announced that Heather Werner, LPN, Tammy Dirksen, LPN, Amariah Wetzel, LPN, and Sheila Leed, RN have been selected to serve as Nurse Mentors.
Jessie Masterson, CRCA, Chico Gahret, CRCA, Susan Kreitzer, CRCA and Natasha Hayes, CRCA have been selected to serve as Caregiver Preceptors.
Nurse Mentors and Caregiver Preceptors selections were based on letters of recommendation from the Executive Director and Director of Health Services of the campuses they represent. Criteria for selection included attendance, length of service, recommendations, work performance and customer service skills exhibited on the job.
As part of their new mentoring role, those mentioned above recently attended an extensive two-day training program in Ft. Wayne, Indiana with other nurses and caregivers selected from Trilogy campuses throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Michigan. During the training program, the nurses and caregivers were taught leadership excellence, customer service, conflict management and how to understand personality traits.
The goal of the Nurse Mentor and Caregiver Preceptor initiative is to reduce employee turnover, increase job satisfaction, and improve delivery of services to the residents. Fifty-two Nurse Mentors and 78 Caregiver Preceptors recently completed training as part of their professional development.
“We are so proud of our nurse mentors and caregiver preceptors,” said Jessica Price, Executive Director for Village Green Health Campus. “Our congratulations go out Sheila Leedy, Jessie Masterson, Chico Gahret, Susan Kreitzer, Heather Werner, Tammy Dirksen, Natasha Hayes, and Amariah Wetzel for taking the next step in their professional growth.”
As a Nurse Mentor/Caregiver Preceptor for Village Green Health Campus, the listed individuals will assist nursing management with all facets of operations including implementing clinical standards and service expectations, mentoring the nursing team, and helping to orientate new nurses’ to their position.