March 14th, 2007

Susan Fowler, R.N., B.S.N., is Great River Health Systems’ EXCEL Employee of the Year for service during 2006. Fowler, of Winfield, Iowa, has worked at Great River Medical Center since August 1985. She a Rehabilitation Unit and Float Pool supervisor, and coordinator of the hospital’s stroke program.

Great River Klein Center, a 125-bed long-term-care facility, named Geneva Fullenkamp, L.P.N., its 2006 EXCEL Employee of the Year. Fullenkamp, who lives in West Point, Iowa, has worked for the health system since 1980.

Criteria for the employee of the year awards are based on the health system’s philosophy of care. EXCEL stands for Enthusiastically friendly, X-ceeding expectations, Caring and compassion, Energetic teamwork, and Leadership and professionalism.