For more than 130 years, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH) has been changing lives! We believe that the foundation of a great organization is an employee group that understands the importance of what they do and how they do it.
HDGH is committed to OUR PEOPLE and ensuring that we communicate and recognize the great work each and every one of you do. As one of our three strategic drivers, the development, health and safety of our people is always a priority throughout our organization.
As part of this, we would like to introduce to you an HDGH Recognition Program that is authentic and allows us to reward the work that furthers the mission, vision, values and strategy of our organization.
Rookie of the Year
This award recognizes a new HDGH employee who has demonstrated exceptional performance in not only what they do but how they do it. This is an employee who consistently demonstrates an openness to learning, a positive and friendly demeanor, and a commitment to our values and mission. This employee is passionate about their work and consistently strives for excellence and to continuously improve their performance.
- 2020 - Bianca Oliverio
- 2019 - Delaina Johnson
- 2018 - Shelby Swancott
- 2017 - Jessi Doucette
- 2016 - Chelsea Romualdi
- 2015 - David White
Physician of the Year
This award recognizes a physician who has demonstrated exceptional overall performance in providing excellent patient care in a manner that promotes collaboration among the inter-professional team at HDGH. This is a physician who strives for the best patient and staff experience possible and does his or her work while promoting the values of respect, teamwork, compassion and social responsibility.
- 2020 - Dr. Vince Ruisi
- 2019 - Dr. Pat Montaleone
- 2018 - Dr. Nathania Liem
- 2017 - Dr. Sean Prabhu
- 2016 - Dr. Giovanni Villella
- 2015 - Dr. Monserrat Torne
Excellence in Leadership
This award recognizes a member of the HDGH Leadership Team who has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities. This is a leader who inspires others to work collaboratively, creatively and promotes a work environment that is respectful, collegial and supportive. This leader lives the values of HDGH and fosters HDGH pride.
- 2020 - Nicole Crozier
- 2019 - Francine Stadler
- 2018 - Judy Wyllie
Outstanding Contribution to Advancing the HDGH Identity in the Community
This award recognizes an individual that has made a significant contribution to advancing the identity of HDGH in the wider community. This person is proud of our organization and the work that we do and has demonstrated this through the development of a program or event that showcases HDGH in a positive way, contributes to or enhances an existing community program or in an innovative or new way to highlight the corporate identity of HDGH.
- 2020 - Jennifer Fink
- 2019 - Jeff Epp
- 2018 - Ivanka Simeunovic
- 2017 - Paulette Jagatic
- 2016 - Shawn Rumble
- 2015 - Jason Petro
Outstanding Contribution to Health and Safety
This award recognizes an employee who has made a significant and meaningful contribution to improving or enhancing workplace health and safety at HDGH. This individual has gone above and beyond their expected responsibilities to:
- overcome a barrier to health and safety,
- put in place an initiative that enhances workplace safety, or
- prevents workplace injury and/or illness through an innovative practice or program.
- 2020 - Justin Quinn
- 2019 - Lindsay Samoila
- 2018 - Stephanie Heredi
- 2017 - Pat Keane
- 2016 - Bill Taylor
- 2015 - Elizabeth Nikosey
Oustanding Demonstration of HDGH Values
This award recognizes an employee or physician who has consistently shown exceptional performance demonstrating or advancing one or more of the HDGH Values in their interactions with co-workers and other members of the inter-professional team.
- 2020 - Albert Pollier
- 2019 - RH4 UBC
- 2018 - Marilyn Ethier, Carole Raymond, and Tina Anger
- 2017 - Nancy Dufour
- 2016 - Stephanie Bula and Ivanka Simeunovic
- 2015 - Sharon Girard
Outstanding Contribution to the Patient Experience
This award recognizes an individual who has made a significant and meaningful contribution to improving or enhancing the patient experience. This individual has gone above and beyond to either:
- overcome a barrier to provide excellent care,
- demonstrate exceptional behaviour to enhance a patient’s care or
- initiate an innovative patient safety project or
- made a significant and meaningful contribution to improving the patient/client and family voice at HDGH.
- 2020 - Catherine Galvao-Bakkaoui
- 2019 - Rita Gidillini, Lisa Karns, Barb Masotti, Linda O’Rourke
- 2018 - Carla Milevski
- 2017 - Shauna Carter
- 2016 - Stephanie Robinson
- 2015 - Judy Simms
Team of the Year
This award recognizes a team or unit who have demonstrated exceptional performance in not only what they do but how they do it as a team. This HDGH team or unit consistently demonstrates an openness to learning, a positive and friendly demeanor, and a commitment to our patients, families, values, and mission.
- 2020 - All Staff & Physicians at HDGH
- 2019 - Rehab Outreach
- 2018 - Inpatient Rehab 3rd Floor
Joy at Work
This award recognizes an individual who shows up each day with a great demeanour, positive attitude and brings joy and happiness to those around them. This award supports the strategic priority of our IDENTITY and is open to all employees and physicians.
Changing Lives Together Recognition Program booklet