Earlier this month, we celebrated our second annual Employee Appreciation Event. At this event, we honored Foothills employees celebrating 3, 5, 7, 10 and 15 years of service, as well as announced our two 2017 Employees of the Year. This gathering allowed us to celebrate our employees who truly make a difference and support us in our vision – to be the preeminent provider of physical therapy and rehabilitation services that positively impact the lives of our patients, our team members, and our communities. Read on to meet our 2017 Employees of the Year!
Employee of the Year – Non Clinical: Morgon Edwards
With an overflow of warm hearted nominees, it goes by no surprise that Morgon Edwards was named the Non Clinical Employee of the Year. Morgon began her journey as a tech at the Arrowhead clinic in 2012, transitioned to a front office receptionist and now is part of the Foothills marketing team—representing the East Valley locations. Her growth within the company speaks to her dedication, passion and hard work ethic. “To be voted by my peers is such an overwhelming honor—I didn’t even have words for an acceptance speech when I received the award,” mentions Morgon.
Here are a few things Morgon’s coworkers had to say about her….
“Morgon has lead with a positive passionate attitude since day one of training. She has and will always go above and beyond for her co-workers as well as her peers.”
“Morgon exemplifies the 6 qualifications for nomination. She is always upbeat and positive. She has a real passion for her job and it shows through her positive energy and commitment. She is always going the extra mile to build new relationships with our patient’s doctors. When she stops by our office she is always willing to offer help and guidance. She is a great role model for the company.”
“Morgon plays a key role in bettering the lives of current patients as well as our new patients. Whether it be communicating proper information to referring providers or monitoring intakes and ensuring all patients have been captured and taken care of during all treatment.”
Employee of the Year – Clinical: Delicia Johnson
Delicia’s compassion for her patients, teammates and community members did not go unnoticed over the past year. From mentor to physical therapist to valued employee—Delicia defines what it means to be a skilled, caring clinician. She’s been with Foothills for 10 years, and we’re ecstatic to have her be named the 2017 Foothills Clinical Employee of the Year. We asked Delicia what this award means to her. Here’s what she had to say. “I love my job, love my Arrowhead family and feel so blessed to be part of a company that allows me to grow and flourish to become the best therapist I can be for my patients.”
Delicia’s teammates had compliment after compliment, so we thought we’d share a few touching nomination submissions from her coworkers.
“Delicia is the backbone of our clinic. She goes above and beyond to give excellent patient care and ensure that our patients leave feeling better than when they came in. She is a leader and sets an excellent example for what a Foothills employee should strive for.”
“Delicia has been a Foothills employee for over 10 years and has been an integral part of establishing the foundation for the Arrowhead clinic. She is a team member who understands the meaning of team and our Foothills values.”
“Delicia is dedicated to constantly improving herself, her co-workers and her patients. She encourages those around her to rise to challenges and make strides towards improvement. Her example of consistent leadership and level of quality care inspire those surrounding her to only provide outstanding interactions with all patients and coworkers.”
Congratulations again to both Morgon and Delicia! We’re honored and grateful to have such caring, passionate and hard-working employees. Cheers to 2018!