Congratulations May Employees of the Month

Congratulations May Employees of the Month

We are delighted to announce our three May Employees of the Month, who are receiving awards and gift cards in recognition for their exemplary efforts in improving quality of life for residents at Cedar Haven. Please join us in thanking them for their dedication to providing compassionate care with excellence everyday.

Below you will find comments that were submitted with the nominations for this award by their coworkers, residents, and families. Congratulations Michelle, Joanniny, and Vivian– your exemplary work has not gone unnoticed. Thank you for all that you do!

Michelle Heffner

  • Michelle has run the Social Service Department for the past three months. She has done an outstanding job. There were never any concerns that she couldn’t ever address. She remains cool and calm in trying situations. Her residents are always her number one priority. Michelle is an invaluable asset to Cedar Haven.
  • I think Michelle is awesome. She is always on top of things when residents are being discharged, have a room change, transfer or any others that arrive. She is good at communicating when things are going on like discharges that need to be taken care of for the residents.

 

Joanniny Santos

  • Jo always helps others, helps the nurse as needed and is very energetic. She gets the job done and leaves the residents happy. She is fun to work with.
  • She is very helpful and always puts the residents needs first. She always speaks to the residents with respect and is punctual. When she sees someone needing help she is always there.
  • Joanniny is responsible and proactive. She has leadership skills and is very sweet with the residents. Our residents love her!
  • She is proactive and does not hesitate to help others. She is a team player and one of the friendliest girls I have ever worked with. She is always so joyful.
  • She’s hardworking and a team player. Joanniny is very respectful

 

Vivian Ramos

  • Vivian is a compassionate and caring worker who always goes the extra mile for the residents and other staff members! She is a joy to work with and is not afraid to jump in and help with any situation. The residents absolutely love the care she gives them!
  • She is a good worker. She always helps the team when we need help.
  • Vivian goes above and beyond and helps whenever needed. She has a positive attitude.
  • Vivian is an all-around STAR. Not only is she a team player but she has a heart of gold. Doesn’t hesitate to jump in to help a resident, fellow employee or visitor. Vivian is not only respected by everyone at Cedar Haven, but she is also dearly loved.
  • Vivian works on every floor when needed. Every time I see her, she is always cleaning coffee pots for every floor. She cleans the iPads, too. She knows how to keep herself busy and is very proactive. She is an amazing woman! She always has a great attitude.

 

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Congratulations April Employees of the Month!

Congratulations April Employees of the Month!

We are proud to announce the names of April Employee of the Month Award Winners, who were selected in an effort to recognize them for their exemplary work at our facility. Please join us in thanking them and applauding them for improving quality of life for our residents every day. These award winners received an award certificate and a gift card. You can read some of the comments that were shared by those who nominated them for this recognition award. Congratulations Samanta, Doreen, and Ann– thank you for all that you do!

Samanta Baltazar

  • Samantha is an outstanding CNA! She does so many extra things for the residents. She goes above and beyond everyday she works! She will help anyone. Sam even helps without being asked. She is so kind hearted! When you think of a caring, devoted wonderful CNA, hands down without a question, you think of Samantha Baltazar! Thank you for your character and your work ethic! You are one of a kind!
  • Samantha is a very hard worker. She goes above and beyond for her residents. She is always helping her coworkers. I love working with Samantha because she always brings a smile to everyone’s’ face. The residents love her and always compliments her hard work. Samantha is a great asset to 1 D unit.
  • Sam goes above and beyond her duties daily. Pleasant to residents and coworkers. Her presence lights up our unit. She is always finding things to do to keep moving. Always helps her coworkers and residents to have the best day possible. She is a pleasure to work with and be around. I love when Sam is scheduled because I know my family (residents and coworkers) will all have a great day!
  • She is a great worker. She goes above and beyond for her residents and staff. She’s always willing to do everything to make everyone happy and satisfied.
  • Sam is compassionate, caring and so sweet to our residents.  Hands down one of the best CNAs I have ever worked with. 

 

Doreen Wise

  • Doreen is a very hard worker who goes above and beyond for the residents. She is very fast to answer call bells. She always gets along with everyone.
  • Doreen is always working hard and is willing to help all the time.
  • Doreen is such a hard worker. She is kind and respectful and is one of the best people I have worked with.
  • She never has to be asked twice. She is always early and ready to go!
  • Doreen is a very dedicated worker to Cedar Haven. She is great with the residents. Thanks for all you do Doreen!

Ann Jones

  • Annie is fantastic with our residents on 1C. She effectively motivates residents to participate in therapy sessions, whether in the Therapy Department or in their room. She even brought seeds to plant with the resident as part of therapy due to the request of resident to plant flowers. She is always cheerful and a real asset to Cedar Haven. She is well deserving of recognition.
  • Ann is a wonderful addition to the Cedar Haven team. She is great with the residents and she is a great coworker. She always has a smile on her face. Thank you for all you do for the residents!

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Congratulations May Employees of the Month

We are delighted to announce our three May Employees of the Month, who are receiving awards and gift cards in recognition for their exemplary efforts in improving quality of life for residents at Cedar Haven. Please join us in thanking them for their dedication to...

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Congratulations March Employees of the Month and Quarterly Recognition Award Winners!

Congratulations March Employees of the Month and Quarterly Recognition Award Winners!

At Cedar Haven Healthcare Center in Lebanon, our Employee of the Month and Quarterly Recognition Awards recognize our team for their exemplary contributions. Award winners are rewarded through this Staff Appreciation program for helping to improve the lives of residents, addressing the concerns of our resident’s families and loved ones, and for training and mentoring new team members.

Please join us as we thank our most recent award winners for their dedication and commitment to caring for our residents with excellence. 

 

Perhaps a member of the Cedar Haven team comes to mind who you feel is deserving of next month’s award? Please submit nominations for the awards at Cedar Haven and share the reasons why you would recommend them for this honor.

March Employee of the Month Award Winners

Sammy Dueno

“Sammy got the job done! Cars moved for snow plowing and had spaces blocked off. Good job and team work!”

“Sammy is always smiling and helps wherever a need arises. He is pleasant to the residents and his coworkers. He is a fine example of a team player and sets an example for his peers.”

“Sammy always is going above and beyond in the maintenance department. He is always willing to help in any situation.”

Aubrey Mogel

“Aubrey is a great nurse who goes out of her way to take care of her residents. She shows team work and always has a great attitude.”

“Aubrey is a team worker. I can also count on her to see things through. Coming to work is a lot easier when you have a great person working with you.”

She is a very good nurse. Aubrey is a newer nurse and has made very good adjustments and gets along with everyone. She is always willing to help anytime of the day.”

She gives the residents as much as they need. If Aubrey notices CNAs need help, she always is willing to jump in and give a helping hand!”

“She is fantastic as a nurse. She completes all her work. She is very friendly and gets along with everyone. She is very good at keeping the residents safe.”

Aubrey is a team player. She also takes charge and is helpful. She pulls you to the side to talk about problems. She does help CNAs if she has the chance.”

Quarterly Recognition Award Winners

Sonia Rodriguez

“Sonia is a great worker and always puts the residents first. She makes sure they are comfortable and dressed appropriately before going out on transport. Sonia is always willing to go on emergency transports and very helpful overall.”

“Sonia goes above and beyond to meet the needs of her patients. She is always calm and very respectful to all her patients. She shows others how to be caring and professional regardless of struggles on the floor. I have never heard her complain. She is an excellent employee!!”

Amanda Templin

“Amanda tremendously helps whenever needed. She gets her job done plus assists the CNAs with feeding and toileting. She maintains a positive attitude and is a joy to work with.”

“Amanda helps the aides whenever needed. She is always helping even if it’s in other departments. She offers people food for lunch too! She is a great nomination for employee of the month!!”

“Amanda is helpful with the aides when needed. She is always on top of her paperwork and our orders!”

Dave Meily

“Dave is so helpful and never complains. He is nice to the staff and residents. He has worked here a long time and is a maintenance expert. He helps in any department, office or whenever needed. Thanks Dave!”

“He takes good care of us around here!”

Stephanie Rivera

“Steph does an outstanding job as a charge nurse. She is very dedicated to her residents.”

“Steph is an excellent example of a nurse. She is very reliable and is perusing an advanced degree. We value her input, she is truly an asset.

Angie Reigle

“Angie does an excellent job as a RNAC. She assists by working on the floor. She assists whenever we need her.”

“Angie is an excellent RNAC. She is a part of the glue that keeps things together. She is resourceful and knowledgeable. A+ worker who is truly dedicated. Thank you Angie for all your hard work!”

Keysha Scott

“Keysha is very easy to talk to. She is like a sister to all. She goes out of her way to help anyone in need.”

“Keysha a great person to work with. She goes out of her way to satisfy not only other staff but residents well.”

“Keysha respects my rights and privacy. She is always smiling. She listens to people and is always right there when you need her. Keysha is a true asset to nursing!”

Janette Robles

Janette is always smiling and pleasant as she performs her job duties. She goes above and beyond in keeping her unit clean and sparkling. She is an asset to Cedar Haven.”

“Janette does many things that aren’t typical housekeeping duties. I have seen her go out of her way to make sure her nursing floor is spic and span. Thank you Janette for being so caring!”

Mariah Loose

“Even though she is a new nurse, she has taken on the responsibilities as a charge nurse . She is so easy to get along with and comes with positive attitude. She is very organized and genuinely cares about the residents. She is an asset to Cedar Haven and I’m so happy I get to work with her!”

“She is a nice and positive person. She cares a lot about our residents.”

Interested in joining our team as an RN, LPN, GPN, or CNA who is already certified? Join us for our Nursing Job Fair on Thursday, April 4th from 1-5pm!

Can’t make it to the Job Fair? You can view all of our openings and apply online in 3 minutes with our online, mobile-friendly application:

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Thank you for visiting the Cedar Haven blog. Please contact us with your questions or visit our jobs page to learn more about career opportunities at our facility.

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Congratulations NAT Graduates, New Class Start Date Announced

Congratulations NAT Graduates, New Class Start Date Announced

Please join us in congratulating the graduates who completed their Nursing Assistant Training (NAT) Program this month at Cedar Haven Healthcare Center in Lebanon, PA. These new Nursing Assistant Trainees completed a 3.5 week course with the goal of joining our skilled team as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Each student received hands-on training from our knowledgeable Staff Education team so that they can assist our residents with the Activities of Daily Living. From all of us at Cedar Haven, welcome to the team and here’s to a successful start to your new career!

March Graduates Free CNA Certification Course Pennsylvania

March NAT Testimonials:

It was very nice working with everyone. It will be nice to work here. – Amanda, NAT Class Graduate

It was an amazing program and I loved it! The instructors were so helpful, and the residents were all so nice! – Melissa, NAT Class Graduate

I appreciate and enjoyed the opportunity to go through the NAT class. – Belen, NAT Class Graduate

I enjoyed the classes and learning how to be a CNA. Everyone was very nice and friendly. It was a great experience! – Marina, NAT Class Graduate

 

Upcoming Class Information:

We are seeking to train and hire new full-time Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) at our facility through our free, 3.5 week Nursing Assistant Training Program. Are you looking to get certified and join a positive and fun work environment? Are you ready to get paid during your training program and then earn one of the highest starting hourly rates for CNAs in Lebanon County? Do you want to work for a skilled nursing facility with zero care-related deficiencies? If so, please read on!

We offer an excellent benefits package including attendance bonuses, 3 Health insurance plan options with a competitive employer contribution, dental, vision, AD&D, life insurance, 7 holidays, paid time off (PTO), a 401(k) plan, an annual uniform allowance, a meal program, and employee recognition programs. We even offer discounts to local attractions, a Verizon discount, a free membership to Planet Fitness, a discounted membership to the YMCA, and a free smoking cessation program. If this sounds like the opportunity that you’ve been looking for, apply today!

Our next NAT class will begin on May 6th. There is no cost to you and no long-term care experience is required. 

  • Receive free, paid training for 3.5 weeks with experienced instructors
  • Hands-on training where you will learn activities of daily living for residents
  • Our course concludes with in-house testing and certification for new CNAs

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Thank you for visiting the Cedar Haven blog. Please contact us with your questions or visit our jobs page to learn more about career opportunities at our facility.

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Congratulations May Employees of the Month

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Cedar Haven Cares Quilt Raffle

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The hand-made quilt features cross-stitched scenes of a couple walking, flowers, and a house. The design was hand-quilted by the Cedar Haven Quilt Guild many years ago. The top quilt was cross-stitched by hand before the full-sized display was quilted together. The colors are vivid and the design is charming. If you are interested in purchasing a raffle ticket, please visit us at Cedar Haven to learn more. The proceeds will be divided between the four aforementioned organizations after the drawing on May 1st. Tickets are $1 each or $6 for 5. 

Thank you to the Cedar Haven team-members who have spearheaded the Cedar Haven Cares Quilt Raffle. You all exemplify the compassionate care that makes Cedar Haven such a wonderful place to call “home” for our residents.

 

Welcome to Cedar Haven!

Thank you for visiting the Cedar Haven blog. Please contact us with your questions or visit our jobs page to learn more about career opportunities at our facility.

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Congratulations February Employees of the Month!

Congratulations February Employees of the Month!

February’s Employees of the Month improve quality of life for our residents while also promoting a positive team atmosphere for our staff. Please join us in thanking them and applauding their efforts, which have not gone unnoticed. These award winners received an award certificate and a gift card in recognition of their exemplary efforts. Some of the comments included in their recent nominations from fellow team-members are included below. Congratulations Christine, Gregory, and Seth!

Christine Herr

  • “Chris is an amazing secretary. She is always willing to lend a hand on or off the unit. Assists nurses as able, answer doctor’s questions, she can look up labs and test results. She is always kind to staff and residents. A vital part of Cedar Haven!” -Steph M., LPN
  • “Chris is very understanding and has helped me immensely with my numerous questions and she could always show where the correct documentations could be found in the nursing station. Always made me aware if any paperwork needed completed. Outstanding secretary!” – Deb S.
  • “Chris is a very kind, caring and compassionate employee. She is always helpful and never talks negatively about others. She has a positive attitude and is a delight to with her. Chris is so sweet to the residents. Chris has always been a very dedicated employee of Cedar Haven. We are thankful to have Chris  as a part of our team!”

Gregory Kercher

  • “Greg has stepped up and become our trainer for cooks and diet cooks!” -Zac
  • “He stepped up immensely with covering shifts. He helps the teammates with their meals or prepping. He has been a great asset as an AM supervisor.” –Corey
  • “We appreciate all of Greg’s hard work, appreciation and dedication to helping serve our residents and being such of an amazing team leader! Great job Greg!”

Seth Testerman

  • He never complains about working. He works well with others. Seth helps people with their work and has a good attitude during hard times. He is a good employee. Seth attends to residents ASAP! – Sam B.
  • Seth works extremely well with others and is reliable. He is attentive to others needs and is always on time. -Markita H., CNA
  • Seth is always willing to lend a hand to fellow employees. He takes pride in making sure his residents are well taking care of. – Joanne E.
  • I recommend Seth for employee of the month because he is a very reliable worker. Seth helps his coworkers everyday I’ve worked with him. Seth is very good with the residents and gives great care. Seth keeps everyone laughing and smiling even when we are down. I enjoy working with Seth. – Jeanette T., CNA
  • Seth has perfect attendance. He is a hard worker and a pleasant coworker. He is very good with the residents and other staff. – Jen B., LPN
  • Seth is always pleasant. He volunteers whenever staff need assistance. He makes sure everything is in order before leaving. He does NOT call off. Seth is caring and attentive to the residents needs. He is very dependable and a team player. – Evey G., LPN
  • Seth does whatever is asked of him by nurses to get the job done without complaining. He never calls off and is very reliable. Seth has never missed a day of work.  The residents adore him! He is an asset to our team and we are lucky to have him! Lindsay B., LPN
  • Seth has never missed a day of work.
  • Seth has never called off since his start date. He is reliable. Seth is compassionate with all the resident’s care. Seth is a team player. He is always willing to lend a helping hand. Stephanie T., LPN
  • Seth never calls off. He is a hard worker and listens to his charge nurses. He has made great improvement over the past several months. Thank you! 😊 Sara K., RN

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Congratulations May Employees of the Month

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