Celebrate Nutrition!

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I invited Carrie Grobe to field your questions and offer tips on healthy lifestyles and good nutritional choices. – Dave Carrie Grobe, Clinical Dietitian March is National Nutrition Month. What better way to celebrate than by increasing your knowledge of diet and nutrition? As a community dietitian, I work to promote healthy eating in the public through health fairs, group presentations, corporate lunch ‘n learns, and by writing a newspaper column. As KSB Hospital’s wellness dietitian, I work to improve the diets of our customers, but also try to promote good nutrition for all employees. A healthy diet not only … Read More

Exceeding Expectations

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On February 25th KSB Management spent the day in a training session at the Comfort Inn.  We call these our Leader Development Institutes (LDI’s)  One of the sessions was a Q & A.  I invited all of our leaders to ask any questions that were on their minds.   Dave Ginn, Information Systems Director, asked the following: “We’ve spent much of the day talking about exceeding expectations.  What can we do to exceed your expectations?” Great question Dave.  Here was my response: “At the annual employee meetings my presentation centered on KSB continuing its journey towards being the best hospital in … Read More

You’re Invited to the Employee Benefit Fair

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I invited Suzanne to share this invitation to the Employee Benefit Fair–a great opportunity to learn about the many benefits you’re eligible for as an employee at KSB Hospital. – Dave  Suzanne Ravlin, Director of Human Resources All employees are invited to drop by the annual Benefit Fair, hosted by the Human Resources department, Thursday and Friday in Conference Room 1. Hours are 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. on 11/4 and 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on 11/5. The Benefit Fair is designed to inform you of the upcoming benefit enhancements and changes coming soon. Employees are eligible for a wide … Read More

Mary Helfrich Leads Flu Shot Campaign

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The Rewards and Recognition Committee reviewed a Star Card that was recently given to Mary Helfrich. Sandy Thompson recognized Mary for making sure KSB Volunteers received their flu vaccination.  – Dave The Committee wants to express appreciation to Mary for her role in executing the flu vaccination drive for employees, volunteers and other people connected to KSB. 680 Employees, 69 Volunteers and 52 Other Personnel have received the flu vaccination as of October 27th.  As Sandy stated on the Star Card, “Mary is terrific and can always be counted on!”  Many thanks to Mary and her team for doing their … Read More

Why Is KSB The Best Place To Work?

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I’ve been trying to get some conversation going on The Pulse.  We have over 3,500 visits since the launch, but we’re struggling to get employee participation. So… here’s your chance.  This is YOUR organization.  Why do YOU like working here? Hit the comment button below. -Dave