HCMC’s March Stars
of Excellence Revealed
Cutline: Pictured is HCMC’s Partner of the Month in the Stars of Excellence program, Chastity Tharpe, Food and Nutrition
TN – Henry
County Medical Center is pleased to announce that the Partner of the Month of March
in the Stars of Excellence Program is Chastity Tharpe, Food and Nutrition. Six others were named Star Partners in the
was nominated by her manager for the extra work she did within her department
during a period of staffing shortages.
Tharpe was very willingly changed her work schedule to work very long
hours (working a double shift every day) to be sure the cook’s job was
completed appropriately every day. This
went on for two months during the holidays while we had two other staff off on
surgery leave. She never complained
about the extra work and pitched in to help other people whenever she
HCMC also awards Star partners each month.
The Star Partners
for March are Donna Crowder, Food & Nutrition; Jeanie Rogers, Home Health
& Hospice; Chris Wimberley, JoAnn Hoffman, and Kathy Goins, Materials
Management; and Vivian Olive, HCHC Housekeeping. They were nominated for the following:
Crowder was nominated by her manager for working extra shifts during
a time of extreme short staffing including offering to come in on her days
off just to ensure duties were done appropriately and timely during the
- Rogers was nominated by a patient for her enthusiasm and care for
her during each visit.
- Wimberley, Hoffman, and Goins were nominated by the DME manager for
organizing and maximizing space on the floors, clinics, and storerooms.
- Olive was nominated by fellow partners for her positive attitude
and dependability as well as her enthusiasm for her job.
To nominate a
Henry County Medical Center partner for the Stars of Excellence program, send a
note of appreciation to Tom Gee or utilize the Dear Tom or WOW cards located in
the Partners in Your Care bags given upon inpatient admission to HCMC. Additionally, the Star Partner forms are
available on our website under quick tabs – Healthcare Hero.
Located in Paris, TN, Henry County Medical Center is a progressive,
integrated healthcare organization committed to serving the healthcare needs of
Henry County and the adjoining region. Including a 142-bed hospital and other
facilities, the medical center provides a variety of outpatient services, as
well as inpatient care. Henry County Medical Center is a county-owned and
operated nonprofit institution. For more information: www.hcmc-tn.org.