April 28th, 2011

Social Services Coordinator Tara Pope is Great River Klein Center’s EXCEL Employee of the Year for service during 2010. She has worked at the Klein Center since 2003.

The Klein Center is a 125-bed long-term-care home located at 2910 Madison Ave., Burlington. It is a part of Great River Medical Center and Great River Health Systems.

Criteria for the employee of the year award are based on the health systems’ philosophy of care. EXCEL stands for:

  • Enthusiastically friendly
  • X-ceeding expectations
  • Caring and compassion
  • Energetic teamwork
  • Leadership and professionalism

Pope lives in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.