Sparta Resident Kathi Hoffman Awarded Chilton Hospital Service Star of the Month 10/04/2013
Kathi Hoffman, RN, MSN, PCCN, of Sparta, NJ, won Chilton Hospital’s coveted Service Star Award for October 2013. She is a critical care clinical educator in the hospital’s Clinical Operations Department.
Each month, Chilton honors one employee whose performance exceeds expectations and sets him or her apart as a role model for others. Those who nominate Service Star candidates provide testimony about the nominee's exemplary performance.
Service Star honorees are recognized at a monthly ceremony that family members may attend. They receive personal congratulations from hospital administrators, as well as those who have nominated them for the honor and those who work with them. Service Star employees receive recognition by having an actual celestial star named after them. In addition, Service Stars are also granted preferred parking during their Service Star Month.
Chilton Hospital is a fully accredited, 260-bed, acute-care, community hospital. It is the first hospital in New Jersey to received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Chilton recently embarked on a $24 million modernization project, which includes the Cardiovascular Interventional Lab, The Breast Center and the Total Joint Center. It is also a four-time recipient of the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award in Stroke, and Five-Star Rated for Stroke Care, the highest possible, for six years in a row. In addition, Chilton is also Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 2012 and 2013. Chilton’s many services include a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, the Sleep Health Institute, the Comprehensive Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, the Chilton Cancer Center, the MotherBaby Center a weight loss surgery program and minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery. The hospital is located at 97 West Parkway in Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. For more information about Chilton's facilities and services, or to find a doctor by name, specialty, or location, please visit www.chiltonhealth.org or call 1-888-CHILTON.