Mercy Health Leads Nominations

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Five employees of Mercy Health Youngstown separately nominated 15 of their co-workers. The hospital system ranked first in the number of submissions in our Great Co-workers campaign. 

Deanna Ford, director of mission; Natalie Terry, director of mission, Jane Tablack, senior administrative assistant, Mercy Health Lorain and Youngstown

Members of the Mercy Health Mission Team work tirelessly to address the broad needs of patients, employees and our communities.  With their enthusiasm and joy, they help to make Mercy Health a great place to work. They truly embody our mission to “extend the compassionate ministry of Jesus.” Nominated by Jim Armour

Angela Adkins, RN hospice clinical manager; Tracy Rowland, RN hospice clinical manager; Paula Durkin, hospice manager of psychosocial services; and Marijo Shuntich, RN hospice inpatient manager

These hospice leaders work closely and collaborate to meet the needs of our agency, patients and associates. They always find a way to celebrate the accomplishments of those around them. 
Nominated by Melanie Boyts

Heather McCowin, chief nursing officer, St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital; Brian Wharry, VP nursing, St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital; Missy Rucci, St. Joseph Warren Hospital

The Mercy Health Youngstown nursing leaders create an environment where attributes of trust, compassion, mutual respect, professional development and ethical behavior are modeled and supported. I have had the opportunity to see each of them go above and beyond their job to assist either a patient or an employee to overcome a situation with positive impact.
Nominated by Stacie Call

Dustin Tolson, inpatient nurse manager; Nichole Carter, assistant nurse manager; Katie Bergin, inpatient and BAC social work supervisor; and Belinda Niswonger, outpatient behavioral health manager

The leadership team of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is one of the best and brightest in the business. They are willing to think outside the box to work on innovative new ideas to improve patient care and throughput. I always know with them by my side, we will always provide the highest quality care and get the best outcomes possible for our patients.
Nominated by Suzette Miller

Susan Joy, Certified Medical Assistant, Mercy Health Youngstown

I have been blessed to work with Sue for more than 16 years. Her wit and charm makes those stressful days much more manageable. She is always willing to educate and explain. I not only call her a friend, but my mentor. She forever made an impression on me and how I want to care for others.
Nominated by Tonya Taylor