NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital Honors Employees for Years of Service at Recognition Ceremony

Employees serving 5 to 45 years honored and recognized for perfect attendance

May 21, 2015


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Employees at NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital were honored for their years of service , some putting in more than 45 years on the job. Two hundred and seventeen of the Hospital’s 712 full-time employees were also honored for perfect attendance, a record 30 percent of the full-time workforce.

"You should all be proud," said President John C. Federspiel, speaking to employees at the hospital’s annual service awards ceremony. "To have such a high percentage of our workforce with perfect attendance speaks to the great culture here as well as the dedication of our employees."

The ceremony also honored employees who have been employed at the hospital from five to as many as 45 years. In addition, a special tribute was paid to Vice President of Patient Services Kathy Webster, who is retiring after 39 years with the hospital.

Shaun E. Smith, Vice President of Human Resources, NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System, praised the hospital for its medical excellence and friendly atmosphere, but said the dedication of its employees was what set it apart from other hospitals. "NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital is a special place because of you," he said.

Below are the names of employees serving 25 years or more:

45 years

Victoria Winkelmann, Nursing administration

40 years

Arlene Swansen, 4 South

35 years

Diane McConville, Ambulatory Surgery
Linda O’Buck, OB/GYN

30 years

Marla Morgen, Laboratory
Nancy Scott, Nursing Administration
Eve Holder, PACU

25 years

Cindy Bohler, 2 South
Patricia Fitzmaurice, 2 South
Laura O’Grady, Emergency
Josephine Carey, Food and Nutrition
Lisa Pease, Laboratory
Kristin Kenny, NICU
Maria Dumaual, PCU
Victoria Taylor, Surgical Services