Pictured left to right (front row): Instructor Julie Younkin, Amy Davis, Margaret Linse, Mari Osborne, Tana O’Neill, Karen Nollette, Lisa Fix, Bri Hoffman, Jessica Prussa, (back row): Hospital Board President Bryan Rentschler, Andrea Kerkman, Nick Konrad, Brad Pfeifer, Marvin Smoot, Kevin Murphy, (not pictured): Maxine Fonseca.
Fourteen employees at West Holt Medical Services recently completed a leadership certification program through the Northeast Community College Center for Enterprise.
Classes comprised of five, three-hour sessions held at the Atkinson Public Library focusing on: Leadership Styles, Effective Communication, Conflict Management, Leading through Change, Goal Setting & Problem Solving.
Graduates included: Amy Davis, Margaret Linse, Mari Osborne, Tana O’Neill, Karen Nollette, Lisa Fix, Bri Hoffman, Jessica Prussa, Andrea Kerkman, Nick Konrad, Brad Pfeifer, Marvin Smoot, Kevin Murphy, and Maxine Fonseca.
Instructor, Julie Younkin of Northeast Community College provided an interactive training platform, engaging WHMS employees to collaborate together through group activities.
Each employee was required to complete homework assignments, applying class topics to their work at West Holt Medical Services.
Bradley Pfeifer, Chief Executive Officer at West Holt Medical Services shares how this opportunity has impacted his staff. “An important investment has been made in our number one asset: our people. Important skills have been further developed within our leadership team through the Leadership Academy such as communication, understanding of working with various personality styles, big picture thinking, goal setting and conflict management. These skills are essential for today’s ever-changing healthcare environment.”
The leadership program was made possible through funding provided by West Holt Medical Services Foundation. “The Foundation is proud to continue fulfilling its mission to obtain, invest and distribute funds which will advance and improve the quality of care provided by West Holt Medical Services,” shared Foundation Board President, Jarrod Hamik.
For more information about West Holt Medical Services Foundation visit www.westholtmed.org or call (402) 925-1956.