Kim Gancarz has been named employee of the month for July at Westview Health Care Center. She is a first shift certified nursing assistant and has been employed at Westview since January 2007.
As a first shift CNA, Kim is responsible for assisting residents and patients with their overall routine daily nursing care and services. Among many of her duties, she is responsible for recording vital signs and reporting any changes in the resident’s/patient’s condition to the Nursing Supervisor/Charge Nurse. She also assists with bathing, dressing, feeding, transfers and mobility.
“Kim is a dedicated employee who always goes above and beyond the call of duty,” stated Director of Staff Development Jill Blain. “She is diligent about providing the best care to the patients and residents and always does it with a smile on her face.”
Gancarz received her CNA certification at Quinebaug Valley Community College in 2006 and began her employment at Westview in 2007.
“I am very pleased to be nominated as employee of the month, remarks Gancarz. “I enjoy working with a great group of people and love my job. I enjoy going to work everyday knowing that the patients and residents entrusted to my care can count on me to be there to help them with their daily life activities.”
Gancarz enjoys boating, relaxing outside and snowmobiling in the winter.
She is a resident of Brooklyn and lives with her mother and father and has three brothers Michael, Jason and Scott; and two sisters Sarah and Jennifer.
Westview Health Care Center is a 103-bed skilled nursing inpatient facility, which includes a distinct and self-contained 28-bed subacute short-term rehabilitation unit and an Outpatient Rehabilitation and Aquatic Center, both dedicated to providing quality health care services. Along with garnering a perfect five star overall rating found on Medicare.gov Westview is proud to have received such accolades as US News and World Report America’s Best, Consumer Reports Top 10 Connecticut Nursing Facility rating and Health Grades 5-Star Top Ranking.
If you or your loved one would like more information or to take a tour of the facility, we invite you to a closer look at Westview Health Care Center.
Please contact our Resident Services office at 860-774-8574