Congratulations to Thurasa Curry, Ashley Faun, Rion James, Adelle Kesler, Christina Lawrence, Kelly Linder, Chasity Miller, Tonya Minge, and Cynthia Pellegrino on successfully completing the 2022 Ohio’s Hospice Individualized Mission Achievement Program (IMAP).
This program offers direction and incentive for staff members to advance knowledge and participation in areas of education, service, leadership, and quality. IMAP recognizes staff members for excellence in service to patients, our mission, and the communities we are honored and privileged to serve.
“We’re grateful to these teammates who have worked hard to advance their knowledge,” said Julie Wickline, senior director of Education and Staff Development at Ohio’s Hospice. “They have demonstrated leadership, service to others, and support of our mission.”
Here are some examples of our 2022 IMAP Champion’s IMAP projects:
- Thurasa Curry, RN Hospice House/Inpatient Care at Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio, created a shoutout board at Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio for her teammates to thank others on their teams.
- Ashley Faun, volunteer coordinator at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, created sidewalk chalk messages thanking staff at different locations for their service.
- Rion James, NREMT, transportation coordinator for Innovative Care Solutions, collaborated with a teammate to create a standard of care for staff serving on our mobile care units.
- Adelle Kesler, RN excellence educator at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, created a better system to gather information for student requests.
- Christina Lawrence, RN care manager at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, served her teammates by purchasing foot soak supplies for the personal care specialists on her team.
- Kelly Linder, volunteer coordinator at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, created a way for volunteers to bake cakes and give them to patients for birthdays and anniversaries.
- Chasity Miller, administrative assistant at Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County, organized all of the supply rooms at Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County and helped with scheduling for our physicians.
- Tonya Minge, RN shift leader at the Ohio’s Hospice Care Coordination Center, increased communication within her department.
- Cindy Pellegrino, clinical coordinator at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, challenged teammates to an outdoor fitness challenge that also involved searching for scavenger hunt items each week. Eighteen teammates participated. During the month of the challenge, the collectively walked almost 400 miles.
Ohio’s Hospice is a partnership of mission-driven, not-for-profit hospices in Ohio committed to a shared vision of strengthening and preserving community-based hospices. Members of Ohio’s Hospice share the values of serving each patient in an atmosphere of hospitality, respect and caring; attending to the social, physical and spiritual needs of each person we are privileged to serve; preserving and enhancing patient dignity; celebrating the life of each individual we serve; and reducing unnecessary suffering in the communities we serve.
Affiliates of Ohio’s Hospice include: Community Care Hospice, Ohio’s Community Mercy Hospice, Ohio’s Hospice at United Church Homes, Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, Ohio’s Hospice Loving Care, Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties, Ohio’s Hospice of Central Ohio, Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, Ohio’s Hospice of Fayette County, Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County, and Ohio’s Hospice of Morrow County.