TGMC Honors Stephen Laker, January Employee of the Month

Rhonda Alfred

Houma, LA–01/10/2019

Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) honors Stephen Laker, as the January Employee of the Month. Laker, a TGMC employee for 5 years, works as a floor tech in the Environmental Services Department.

In an effort to recognize outstanding employees, TGMC names an Employee of the Month. Employee of the Month recipients demonstrate outstanding and constant commitment to the wellbeing of our patients, their extended families and staff. The Employee of the Month also makes it a priority to live TGMC’s mission of providing exceptional healthcare with compassion. 

Laker is a caring employee who is always willing to go above and beyond for any department in the hospital. He assists family members in need and will gladly help out in any way. He has come in on days off and spends his breaks sitting with family members who are in need of a shoulder to cry on. Laker prays with family members, gets wheelchairs for visitors in need, makes staff laugh in stressful situations, and checks on previous patients. He has also attended funerals for patients he visited with in the hospital.

Laker is always willing to help in any situation needed for Environmental Services and always has a positive attitude. He is always willing to do any task asked of him and he always performs to the best of his ability. 

He continuously goes out of his way to help patients and employees, physically, emotionally and spiritually. 

Laker said, “When I come to work it's show time, I will help fellow employees when and where I can and family members who have loved ones at TGMC .” 

TGMC Employee of the Month nominees are nominated internally based on their commitment to the TGMC mission to provide exceptional healthcare with compassion.


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