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True North Awards Announced Locally

Date: 02/03/2021

Celebrating our amazing staff is the goal of our new True North system-wide employee recognition program. It is a prestigious collection of individual awards and one team award presented to those whose behaviors and accomplishments exemplify a profound and impactful dedication to the Northern Light Health promise.

Today on a special Zoom meeting open to all employees, we announced our local SVH awardees. Our honorees are named below.

By virtue of these local recognitions, the awardees have been nominated for the Northern Light Health System True North Awards, which will be announced starting next week.

Congratulations to all our awardees, we’re very proud of you!

SVH Awardees:

Jennifer Castonguay, RT (R) (CT), director of Imaging and director of Women's Health
Raising Quality Award 

The Raising Quality awardee drives quality improvement through innovation, teamwork, and efficiency. The awardee establishes connections to foster collaborative learning and creative solutions. Working with others, the awardee enhances the effectiveness and efficiency of tools, workflows, and thought processes to achieve departmental, organizational, and system goals. The awardee sees solutions where others see barriers, breaks down silos, and maximizes resources.

Suzanne Moreshead, RN, BSN, CIC, director of Nursing - Medical Surgical Unit
Shining Star Award

The Shining Star embodies each of the True North Award criteria through unwavering preoccupation with raising quality, making access easy, guiding the way, and seeing the individual. The awardee tirelessly fosters a culture which provides the highest levels of health and well-being for all.

Brandi Weaver, RN, perioperative nurse
Seeing the Individual Award

The Seeing the Individual awardee focuses on the needs of each person. The awardee recognizes the presence of both physical and social determinants that influence the health and well-being of our patients and that outstanding care requires not only addressing the symptom, but also the root cause. The awardee’s efforts, directly or indirectly, have a profound impact on our ability to address the individual needs of those we serve.