Congratulations Libby and Celeste for being named this year’s Mercy Award winners. The Mercy Award recognizes one employee at each SageWest campus who consistently goes beyond the call of duty in serving patients and our community, demonstrates a level of commitment and caring that transcends every day, respects others in everything they do and inspires others with compassion, dedication, and a merciful spirit.
Libby Littler, System Clinical Educator, is our Mercy Award Winner for our Lander campus. She is inspiration and motivation to others to overcome challenges and to excel as her leadership was clear particularly through the COVID-19 pandemic. Countless times, she assisted her co-workers without hesitation, during very difficult situations. Libby helped instill confidence and clarity with the use of PPE updates and caring for very critically ill patients. Libby provides community healthcare education on early heart attack care, Stop the Bleed, hands-only CPR, local youth education with Life R U Ready, Women/Men in STEM and participates in local health fairs.
Celeste LeBlanc, Occupational/Employee Health Coordinator, is our Mercy Award Winner for our Riverton campus. Celeste always does the right thing and consistently goes above and beyond to assist others throughout all departments here at SageWest. She shares her boundless enthusiasm and is a proud SageWest representative in the community as she was a volunteer in the Community Entry Services Dancing with the Stars fundraiser, Fremont County Cherry Bombs a local roller derby team, SURJ Wyoming (Showing up for Racial Justice), preparing holiday meals for local churches and organizations, in local community activities, animal shelter, picking up garbage and in the hospital employee engagement committee.
There were a total of 11 Mercy Award nominees. Congratulations to all of the nominees for the tremendous honor of being recognized:
- Curt Elder, Environmental Services Worker
- Gabe Harris, System Maintenance Supervisor
- Sandy Harris, Clinical Care Coordinator
- Janeira Hart, RN Case Manager
- Jenn Hicks, Certified Respiratory Therapist
- Amy Jensen, System Perioperative Services Director
- Clare Miller, Clinical Care Coordinator
- Evan Pruett, ICU RN
- Leisa McDonnel, ICU RN