BARDSTOWN Ky. (Aug. 30, 2021) – Flaget Memorial Hospital has named its DAISY and BEE Award winners for the second quarter of 2021. Charlene Rogers, RN, emergency department, of Bardstown, received the DAISY Award for extraordinary patient care. Vicki Lee, Intensive Care Unit (ICU)/Transitional Care Unit (TCU) staff member, of Bardstown, received the BEE Award for exceptional service.
The DAISY Award is a nationwide program that celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. Flaget Memorial Hospital is proud to be a DAISY Award Partner, recognizing a nurse with this special honor every quarter. In the second quarter of 2021, a Flaget Memorial Hospital patient nominated Charlene Rogers for the DAISY Award.
“Nurse Charlene went above and beyond my expectations,” said the patient. “She truly cared and took the time to get to know me. My stay was so much better because of her. Thanks to nurse Charlene!”
Like the DAISY Award, the BEE Award is a nationwide program that honors nursing support staff – patient care assistants, housekeepers, respiratory therapists, health unit coordinators, dietary, transporters and various other team members – who go above and beyond in service, care, and compassion. The BEE Award celebrates unsung heroes who make an impact outside their daily duties and go above and Beyond Exceptional Expectations (BEE). This quarter, Vicki Lee was nominated for the BEE Award by a Flaget Memorial Hospital colleague.
“Vicki goes out of her way to make those around her feel good,” said Lee’s colleague. “Her exceptional bedside manner with patients, combined with her helpful attitude toward her co-workers makes ICU/TCU a better place to work.”
The DAISY Award winners received a certificate, DAISY Award pin and a hand-carved stone sculpture. The BEE Award winners were honored with a certificate and a BEE Award pin.
About CHI Saint Joseph Health
CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of CommonSpirit Health, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 100 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes, home health agencies and an ambulatory Care Center. The hospitals in CHI Saint Joseph Health are Flaget Memorial Hospital, Saint Joseph Berea, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph Jessamine, Saint Joseph London, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, and Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to providing a wide array of services toward a goal of building a healthier future for all. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.
About Flaget Memorial Hospital
Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of CHI Saint Joseph Health, is a 52-bed facility located in Bardstown, Kentucky. Established in 1951 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, the facility serves residents of Nelson, Hardin, Marion, Washington, Spencer, Bullitt and LaRue counties. The facility is also home to Nelson County’s first full-service cancer center and is nationally recognized for orthopedic and surgical care, as well as inpatient satisfaction.