Nikki Hamilton of Springfield has been named the December Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Hamilton works as a Unit Secretary/Nurse Tech in the ALMH Acute Care Department. Her great attitude garnered her recognition and nominations from several co-workers.
“She is one of the best team players on the floor. She always has a smile and always a positive attitude. We were so lucky to get her on our floor. She deserves this honor,” said her nominator.
Another nominator mentioned that Hamilton is always willing to jump in and help anyone out. “Nikki goes the extra mile for her co-workers and our patients! She works hard every second she is here and never complains about any task small or large. Her positive attitude is contagious!”
Hamilton began her career at ALMH in the Dietary Department and has now been at ALMH for 7 years. As a Unit Secretary, her duties include updating charts, verifying orders, setting up appointments, answering phones/call lights and much more. As a Tech, Hamilton gives direct care to patients which can include meeting their general needs, helping to keep their pain under control using non-medical techniques and sometimes just comforting them.
“I love working at ALMH where I learn something new every day because every patient and every day is different. I love how dedicated everyone is to their job and our family environment. I am looking forward to being able to grow as a person and as an employee at ALMH,” said Hamilton.
Hamilton enjoys spending time with friends and families, watching movies, singing and taking classes toward her nursing degree.
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 over 310 in a variety of roles. For more information about ALMH, visit almh.org.