Good Samaritan Medical Center’s Rebecca Washam Inducted into Tenet Heroes’ Hall of FameMar 5, 2021
Special honor is part of Tenet Healthcare’s annual recognition program
West Palm Beach, Fla. – Good Samaritan Medical Center announced today that Rebecca Washam, RN, has been honored by Tenet Healthcare as part of its annual recognition program. Washam, has been named a “Tenet Hero” and also inducted into the Tenet Heroes’ Hall of Fame for her incredible contributions in 2020.
The Tenet Heroes program celebrates those individuals who make a meaningful impact within their respective communities that goes above and beyond their daily job responsibilities. Nominated by fellow colleagues, Tenet Heroes exemplify the company’s core values and the key tenets of its Community Built on Care.
“Rebecca has inspired us through her actions to make a positive and meaningful difference in our community,” said Sheri Montgomery, chief executive officer for Good Samaritan Medical Center. “We are grateful for Rebecca’s efforts, selfless nature and commitment to compassionate care particularly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are proud to work alongside her”.
Washam was recognized as a Tenet Hero and Hall of Fame winner for not only bringing in items of clothing for homeless patients, and arranging for their personal needs outside the facility, but in addition, Washam, chaired the 2020 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night. While only held virtually, Washam worked tirelessly to host events, spread the word, and enlisted family and friends to make masks, and to raise more money for the event, even though the pandemic caused multiple challenges to raise funds for the year.
Each year, a group of nominees are inducted into the Tenet Heroes’ Hall of Fame, the Company’s most prestigious honor for employees. This year, a total of 24 individuals were named to The Hall of Fame, including Washam.