Cora Turnbull was the August employee of the month at TCMH. At right is her supervisor, Bill Bridges.

Cora Turnbull, of Bucyrus, was named August employee of the month at Texas County Memorial Hospital.

Turnbull, a paramedic in the emergency medical services department, and has worked in that position since December 2008. She was hired to work in the TCMH EMS department while deployed to Iraq. After completing her term of service, Turnbull started out as a basic emergency medical technician at TCMH before training to become a paramedic.

She was nominated for the award by her supervisor, Bill Bridges, EMS director.

“Cora strives to complete daily duties in a timely manner, and she provides excellent patient care,” Bridges said.

Bridges said Turnbull is a resource to fellow employees that need assistance with paperwork and billing for services.

“Cora is a solid and consistent employee in the EMS department,” Bridges said.

As employee of the month Turnbull received a certificate honoring her achievement, along with 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 Ford and Savor Grill.

A reception will be held at the hospital in honor of Turnbull, who is eligible for the 2017 TCMH employee of the year award.

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