April Crites, of Bucyrus, is October employee of the month at Texas County Memorial Hospital.
Crites is a registered nurse in the medical surgical department. She has worked at the hospital since 2012.
Crites was nominated for the award by her supervisor, John Sawyer, TCMH medical surgical director.
“April is a key component in what makes the med surg department a pleasant place to work,” Sawyer said. “April is always quick to make her patients and co-workers smile with her quirky sense of humor.”
Sawyer noted that Crites willingly works in other hospital department when needed. She makes patient home visits and is a preceptor and mentor to students and to new employees.
“April has a very genuine personality,” Sawyer said.
As employee of the month, Crites received a certificate honoring her achievement; a pin; a special parking place in the TCMH lot; one day of paid vacation; a $50 gift card; and gift certificates to Paws N Claws, D&L Florist, Blissful Nirvana Massage, Wehr Motors and Savor Grill.
A reception will be at the hospital in honor of Crites, who is eligible for the 2016 TCMH employee of the year award.