HERKIMER — Chris Congdon, LPN charge nurse, was selected as the Valley Health Services Employee of the Third Quarter of 2013.
Congdon joined the staff at VHS in July 1999.
The co-worker who nominated Congdon stated, “Everyday I observe Chris going above and beyond her duties as a nurse. When residents near end of life, Chris tends to their comfort and personal needs with kindness and compassion. She encourages her staff to decorate for the holidays so VHS feels more like home for our residents. Chris is the most caring and loving nurse I know. She makes the residents feel like family while maintaining her professionalism. I am proud to know her and I know I can always count on her.”
The VHS Employee of the Quarter program recognizes the outstanding performance of Valley Health Services employees. Employees submit nominations and the winner is entitled to a designated parking spot for three months, a gift certificate, recognition in local newspapers and the facility newsletter and becomes eligible to participate in the Employee of the Year program.