Published on March 06, 2017

Sara Hefflefinger-- February Shining Star for Pella Regional

Sara Hefflefinger, February Shining StarPELLA, Iowa— Sara Hefflefinger, Hospice, was selected as February Shining Star by co-workers at Pella Regional Health Center.

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

Excerpts from her nomination:
“Sara goes above and beyond in every aspect. She is a team player and will help out whenever needed. She will do everything possible to see that her patients and families are well taken care of and have everything they need to provide the best possible hospice care. Patients and families often mention the phenomenal care she provides and often consider her a part of their family. Sara covers shifts when people call in or go on vacation and picks up “on call” whenever needed. She never complains and always has smile and a laugh. She is infectious to be around.”

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.

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