Published on December 01, 2015

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Pottstown Memorial Medical Center names Employee of the Month for November

Pottstown, PA - December, 2015 - Ray Martz has been named the November Employee of the Month for Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. The recognition is based upon the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center designated Pillars of Excellence (Service, Growth, Finance, People, and Quality). Employees are nominated for the award by their colleagues based on their commitment to patient care, their professionalism and their contributions on the job. Ray Martz was chosen under the Service, Finance, People, and Quality pillars for always putting the needs of patients first and has worked diligently to assist seniors with establishing and maintaining their fitness program. Ray exhibits leadership qualities on a daily basis throughout his department.

"Employees at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center take pride in establishing a culture that champions healthier communities and patient-centered care," said Richard Newell, Chief Executive Officer, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. "Ray exemplifies our core values and mission through his dedication to our patients and hospital. "It is a honor to recognize Ray as the November Employee of the Month and celebrate the achievements of all of our employees."

Ray Martz has been an employee at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center since 1987. "Ray's fitness members love coming to CarePlex because of the personal attention and encouragement he provides," says Robin McMonagle, Director of Rehabilitation Services and Occupational Health, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. "He has instilled a special camaraderie among our members."

Ray enjoys spending time with his family and pet dog.

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About Us
Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, a 232-bed, acute care hospital, is accredited by The Joint Commission. The medical staff includes 260 physicians representing 40 medical specialties and is committed to serving the healthcare needs of residents in Pottstown and the surrounding areas.

The hospital offers an extensive range of services including inpatient and outpatient, medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, diagnostic and emergency care as well as primary care, family practice and pediatric offices throughout the area.

A full continuum of care is provided to patients through a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers. Pottstown Memorial Medical Center strives to exceed patient expectations, while delivering compassionate, safe, quality care.

Distinctions:

Orthopedics:

  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Hip and Knee replacement.

Primary Stroke Center:

  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
  • Gold Plus Distinction, AHA Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines

Regional Cancer Center:

  • Four time recipient of Accreditation with Commendation/Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.