Shining Star

May 26, 2021

Shining Star – Donna Halpin

Donna has been with VNA & Blue Water Hospice since 2019. She is a registered nurse with Blue Water Hospice. Donna was recently honored as a Shining Star! Waneta recognized Donna as a Shining Star! “Donna is an amazing team member and has proven repeatedly, that she is someone we […]
May 26, 2021

Shining Star – Mary Paull

In 2018, Mary attended the local Volunteer Fair. As she looked around, checking out the various organizations, she came upon the VNA & Blue Water Hospice table. It was here she met Heidi, the Volunteer Coordinator, and knew this is where she needed to be. Prior to moving to the […]
May 26, 2021

Shining Star – Jennifer Rich

As a CENA in the Private Duty division, Jennifer is a bit of a “jack of all trades”. She is there to assist her clients with tasks such as bathing, shopping, housekeeping, emotional support, whatever they need. “I like helping my clients stay in their homes, giving them that independence […]
May 26, 2021

Shining Star – Lucie Gillespie

As an RN in the Blue Water Hospice Home, Lucie’s responsibilities include caring for patients (and their family), admission, and educating patients (and family) on their individualized plan of care. She stressed that once you choose to work in hospice care it’s hard to do anything else, and this type […]
May 26, 2021

Shining Star – Heidi Benner

In her role, Heidi has many different responsibilities – matching volunteers with hospice patients as companions, identifying greeters for the Hospice Home, and various fundraising efforts. She is responsible for managing the schedules and training of more than 30 volunteers. Each Hospice Volunteer has 12-14 hours of training and then […]
February 1, 2021

Shining Star – Melissa Whitesell-DeGuise

Melissa has been with VNA & Blue Water Hospice since 2018 and was recently honored as a Shining Star. Jessica recognized Melissa as a Shining Star! “She strives to provide the best patient care. Without hesitation, she will work in the field or the Hospice Home, wherever she is needed. […]
February 1, 2021

Shining Star – Haley Rock

In her role at the Blue Water Hospice Home, Haley provides care to patients when their home is no longer an option. She is responsible for carrying out a patient’s individualized plan of care, maintain comfort while navigating the ups and downs of the disease process, and working with the […]
February 1, 2021

Shining Star – Steve McCorry

As the head of Human Resources, Steve is tasked with being the voice and advocate of the employees. A position he doesn’t take lightly. He says, “I love to help people, whether it be recruiting and selecting talent to orientation or maintaining health and benefit plans.” Prior to coming to […]
February 1, 2021

Shining Star – Steve McMahon

Steve has been with VNA & Blue Water Hospice since 2016 and was recently honored as a Shining Star. Barb recognized Steve as a Shining Star! “Steve always does whatever needs to be done for our patients. He is always professional, using his quick wit and caring manner to set […]