Terrebonne General Medical Center’s (TGMC) honors Penny Leary as the August Employee of the Month. Leary is a social service worker in the case management department and assists in social, emotional, and physical concerns with patients and families.
In an effort to recognize outstanding employees, TGMC names an employee of the month. Our employees of the month show an outstanding constant commitment to the wellbeing of our patients, staff and extended families, and through their participation in the personal journeys they have with them. The employee of the month also makes it a priority to live out the TGMC mission of providing exceptional healthcare with compassion.
Leary is described by her coworkers as a ray of sunshine, making the department a happier place to work. She loves to decorate the office for holidays and bring homemade treats to her coworkers. She also is known to go above and beyond for her patients. Leary often walks to physician offices to get signatures and prescriptions to help with patient discharge. She will often call patients at home to check in on them and provide them with her number if there are ever any problems. She is always willing to put in extra time to assist patients, physicians, and team members.
“Acknowledgement of where, when, how, and what you do is an incredible feeling,” said Leary. “It has been an enlightening journey; each and every step has been encountered with encouragement and assistance from all within the TGMC home.”
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