Ina Tjelle of Lincoln has been named the July Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Tjelle works as a Cashier/Secondary Biller in the Patient Accounts Department. In October she will begin her twentieth year at ALMH.
Tjelle was born in Morris, IL and raised in Gardner, IL. She has lived in Lincoln for the past 19 years. Tjelle has 5 children, 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She enjoys spending time at their sports activities, traveling and playing BINGO.
She enjoys her work because of the close knit community ALMH provides.
“There is a lot of teamwork and togetherness at ALMH,” said Tjelle. “It’s close to home, and people here treat you like one big family.” She also enjoys the variety in her day-to-day activities. “I enjoy coming to work every day. There are always jobs to do that are not in a repetitious sequence, always changing.”
Tjelle recommends a career in patient accounts.
“If you like diversity in a job, patient accounts is the place. You get to meet people, work with great co-workers, and work Monday through Friday. ALMH has great benefits and a great working environment,” said Tjelle.
ALMH is a 25-bed critical access hospital located at 200 Stahlhut Drive in Lincoln, Illinois and is an affiliate of Memorial Health System. ALMH employs 315 in a variety of roles. For more information about ALMH, visit ALMH.org.