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At any time of the day, there are hundreds of Operational Stream staff performing critical duties to ensure patient safety and care at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH).
This week, the Department of Health recognised the outstanding efforts of 37 PAH Operational Stream staff members at the 2018 Cleaning and Porterage/Patient Assistance Service Excellence Awards.
Senior Director, Corporate Services, Jennifer Rossiter said the Awards recognised the outstanding achievements of staff who demonstrated excellence in service delivery and went above and beyond to support staff, patients, carers and visitors at PAH.
“Our Operational Stream plays a critical role in the patient experience and in ensuring PAH is delivering the best healthcare possible to our community,” she said.
“Recipients were nominated by staff from within the hospital including nurses, doctors, allied health, administration, their peers and supervisors.
“I was incredibly proud to see a diverse group of people recognised from throughout the different wards and units in the hospital. And that various individual shifts were acknowledged, with the night shift teams unable to join the presentation ceremony today.”
From reducing the risk of infection by maintaining strict cleaning standards, to transporting patients safely to their surgery or providing nutritious food and beverages, our Operational teams help the hospital run like a well-oiled machine.
More than 100 people attended the Awards ceremony where line managers and team leaders talked openly about their teams’ achievements and reflected on the recent nominations received for the Metro South Board Chair Awards.
To cap-off the ceremony the group gave a loud round of applause for all the winners.