Texas County Memorial Hospital has named Dawn Ford of Raymondville the July employee of the month.
Ford is a certified nurse assistant at TCMH Hospice of Care. An employee of TCMH for 4 years, Ford is known for “treating hospice patients and family members as if they were her own.”
“Dawn is very gentle, kind and thorough in her patient care,” said VikiLyn Brady, Ford’s supervisor.
Brady noted that Ford buys special soaps and lotions from her own money as gifts for her patients.
As employee of the month, Ford received a gift certificate honoring her achievement, a pin, $100 cash, a special parking place in the TCMH lot, one day of paid vacation, a membership in the TCMH Fitness Center, a $50 gift card, a gift certificate to D&L Florist and CD of the month from KUNQ.
Ford is eligible for the 2007 TCMH employee of the year award.