HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Announces 2018 Q4 Employee of the Quarter

HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center Announces 2018 Q4 Employee of the Quarter
Englewood, CO, February 19, 2019 --(PR.com)-- HCA Healthcare/HealthONE’s Swedish Medical Center has announced Sean McConnell, RN, as the 2018 Employee of the 4th Quarter. The award is part of the Swedish Excellence Awards recognition program to recognize employees who uphold the hospital standards and values every day. Sean was nominated by his peers at Swedish Medical Center, a 408 bed acute care hospital located in Englewood, Colorado.

“As a nurse leader on the burn unit, Sean demonstrates an innate ability to look at big picture issues and provide solutions to move towards excellence,” said Lindsay DeSantis, burn quality manager at Swedish Medical Center.

Sean, a dedicated nurse at Swedish, recently worked to create an educational website for first responders and staff members looking to learn more about burn injury. Sean is also the founder of "The Burn" podcast which features a multidisciplinary team of burn experts discussing topics surrounding burn. The podcast will be presented at the national level at the American Burn Association Conference in April. Sean was celebrated at the quarterly Swedish Employee Excellence Awards in front of nurses, physicians, hospital administration, and friends.

The Swedish Excellence Awards recognition program is designed to recognize employees at Swedish Medical Center who exemplify the hospital values while continuing to go above and beyond. One employee winner is selected quarterly.

About Swedish Medical Center

Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.

With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’s neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the south Denver metro area’s only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.

Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology. Additional information about the hospital is available at www.SwedishHospital.com
Swedish Medical Center
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