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Parkland Health Center’s Chris Long Named Star Service Team Member for June

Parkland Health Center is pleased to announce that Chris Long has been selected as the ICARE Star Service Team Member for June 2020. Chris is a transporter in the Radiology department and has worked at Parkland Health Center for two years.
 
Chris’s nomination reads in part, “She has become a valuable asset to our Radiology department. She always has a positive attitude and a smile on her face. She takes her job very seriously and actively searches for work that needs to be done. Our department/hospital is very blessed to have her as an employee.”
 
When asked what she enjoys most about her job, Chris replied, “I love to help and meet new people, and transporting gives me a great opportunity to do that. The people in my department have taught me a lot about Radiology, and the nurses I have worked with are awesome. It’s just a great place to work.”
 
When asked how she felt upon learning that she was selected for the ICARE Star Service award, she said, “I was surprised but very excited. I don’t do things to get recognition – I do them because I want to. That’s the way a job should be. I consider it an honor that someone nominated me for this award because everyone here deserves it.”
 
ICARE is Parkland Health Center’s patient experience service initiative, and the acronym represents the following values: Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence.
 
Parkland Health Center
Parkland Health Center is part of BJC HealthCare which also includes St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the teaching hospitals for Washington University School of Medicine. For additional information about Parkland Health Center, please call (573) 756-6451 or the physician finder service at (573) 431-3338 or visit www.parklandhealthcenter.org.     
 
BJC HealthCare
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois, and mid-Missouri regions. Serving the health care needs of urban, suburban, and rural communities, BJC includes 15 hospitals and multiple health service organizations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care, and hospice. BJC’s nationally recognized academic hospitals, Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s hospitals, are affiliated with Washington University School of Medicine.

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