Published on May 22, 2017

Matthew Gritters, MD -- April Shining Star for Pella Regional

Dr. Matthew Gritters, Shining StarPELLA, Iowa— Matthew Gritters, MD, Emergency Department, was selected as April Shining Star by co-workers at Pella Regional Health Center.

Dr. Gritters, resident of Pella, was nominated based on Attitude, Appearance, Commitment, and Sense of Ownership.

Excerpts from his nomination:
“An obstetrics patient came in ready to deliver immediately upon arrival. There was no time to notify the primary physician. I called Emergency and asked for physician to come to Obstetrics STAT. Dr. Gritters came running through the door ready to assist. His expertise, professionalism and commitment to all patients are a glowing testament to the health care profession.”

Shining Star is a reward and recognition program at Pella Regional designed to acknowledge an employee each month that demonstrates outstanding standards of behavior and inspires others to do their best.

Gritters will receive a $100 gift, a plaque, and will automatically be included in the Shining Star of the Year award.