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Employee Recognition: FLAME Award

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We realize that, often, the individuals you encounter as a patient or visitor of our hospital can leave a profound impact on your experience. At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, we recognize our non-nurse* employees who have gone above and beyond to improve the hospital experience for our patients and their family members with the FLAME Award.

These individuals display the following characteristics:

F – Faces each day with the drive to be the First and Best Choice for our patients

L – Lives our Pledge of Excellence

A – Attentive to patient and visitor’s needs:

  • Displays the spirit of our No Pass Zone
  • Picks up items on the floor, doesn’t just walk past them
  • Answers call lights when on patient floors
  • Escorts patients and visitors to their destination instead of just providing directions
  • Follows the 10/5 Rule – at 10’, smile and make eye contact. At 5’ verbally greet folks

M – Maintains a positive attitude when under pressure and/or in difficult situations

E – Exhibits the characteristics of integrity, respect and teamwork in all activities

*The FLAME Award was established in 2018 by the Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Patient Family Partnership Council.
**This award is open to all non-nurse employees of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center and Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center. For RNs and LPNs, please use the DAISY Award nomination form.

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