Saint Joseph Berea Honors Employee with BEE Award


BEREA, Ky. (Feb. 11, 2021) – Saint Joseph Berea has named its BEE Award winner for the second quarter of 2021. Jessica Grant, medication reconciliation technician, of Berea, received the BEE Award for exceptional service. 

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). In the second quarter, Grant was nominated for the BEE Award by a patient.

“Jessica has gone out of her way and beyond her job duties to care for me,” said one of Grant’s patients. “She is willing to go for walks with me when I ask and also when I don’t ask. This proves her true love, care and compassion for both the physical and mental needs of others. Jessica has been a huge help during my time of simply needing a break from my four walls.”

Prior to transitioning into her current role as a medication reconciliation technician for Saint Joseph Berea’s pharmacy, Grant worked for eight years as a Medical-Surgical unit coordinator for the facility.

Grant was 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 and home health agencies. 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 Saint Joseph Berea
Saint Joseph Berea is a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Berea, KY. Established in 1898 on the grounds of Berea College, the facility serves residents of Madison, Estill, Garrard, Jackson and Rockcastle counties. Saint Joseph Berea recognizes the importance of family, friends and familiar surroundings in the healing process and provides a breadth of services so that getting first-rate care doesn’t have to mean being far from home.

Publish Date: 

Thursday, February 11, 2021

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