Kim Negley, of Kent, Patient Advocate in the Robinson Memorial Hospital Service Excellence Department, was recently awarded the Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation Employee Distinguished Service Award for her dedication to Robinson Memorial Hospital and the Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Kim began working at Robinson Memorial Hospital in 2003 as a registration clerk in the emergency department. She worked as a human resources employment specialist at Robinson Memorial Hospital from 2007 until 2011, when she began in her current role as patient advocate.
According to her co-workers, Kim always provides patients, family members and staff with undivided attention and treats everyone with great respect.
She has received dozens of nominations for outstanding service at Robinson Memorial Hospital.
Kim has assisted with the Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation “A Different Kind of Golf Outing” for many years and has helped with the Robinson Memorial Hospital Jewel of Portage County Gala in 2010 and 2011.
“Kim is always willing to help in whatever way she can in support of all hospital and foundation functions. Her energy and enthusiasm are infectious and she is greatly deserving of this award,” said Deborah Solan, executive director of the Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Kim is a graduate of Southeast High School and the Akron Dental Assisting School.
The criteria for the Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation Employee Distinguished Service Award includes: supporting the goals of the foundation; enhancing the image of the foundation among hospital employees and others in the community; performing noteworthy activities on behalf of the foundation, displaying exceptional character on behalf of the foundation; and enhancing the image and assets of the Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation by assisting in a volunteer or fundraising capacity.