RUTLAND — Hospice chaplain and bereavement coordinator Andrew Carlson was named Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice of the Southwest Region’s 2016 Employee of the Year.
The winner is selected from nominations submitted by colleagues based on commitment to exceeding expectations in work and in support or comfort of patients and their families. It recognizes an employee whose work exemplifies the values of respect and dignity of the individual, excellence, honesty and fairness, stewardship of resources, and teamwork.
Carlson joined VNAHSR in 2015.
“Andrew sees hospice patients and families at a critical juncture in their lives. … he gently helps them, providing amazing care, compassion, and service when they need it most, said Ron Cioffi, CEO of the VNAHSR.
The VNAHSR’s office locations are in Bennington, Dorset, Manchester and Rutland.