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9/9/2019 12:00:00 AM CENTRAL
Updated: 9/9/2019 2:06:17 PM CENTRAL
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GVMH Announces September Staff Member of the Month

Clinton, Mo. – (September 10, 2019) – Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare (GVMH) is pleased announce that Margaret Barr is the September staff member of the month.

Barr has been an employee of GVMH since May 2015 and currently works as an occupational therapist in the GVMH Home Health Services agency, which was recently awarded a five-star rating from the Medicare.gov Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems. Barr worked with GVMH previously, from 1996 to 2009.

Coworkers who nominated Barr had the following to say about her: “Margaret is the definition of professionalism. She has a positive attitude in every aspect of her work with patients, their family members and coworkers.

“Margaret shows a strong commitment to the GVMH team by communicating and collaborating frequently throughout the workday. She makes time each morning to review patient plans and ensure the care patients receive is consistent and progressing forward. In addition, you can always count on Margaret to manage up her coworkers, that way our patients know who is on their care team.”

“Margaret asks good questions and gets the ‘full picture’ of what needs our patients have, as well as the needs of her coworkers. She communicates well with patients, family members and coworkers to keep them informed at all times. She is always upbeat and comes up with solutions to problems.”

In addition to being named staff member of the month, Barr received a flower bouquet, a $100 gift certificate and her name will be engraved on a plaque to be permanently displayed in the hospital. Barr is also one of 12 finalists for the 2019-2020 Staff Member of the Year award.

For more information about GVMH, visit gvmh.org.