At a ceremony held during National Hospital Week, Suzanne Thompson was named Citrus Memorial Hospital's Employee of the Year. The announcement was made during a ceremony honoring the hospital's 2018 employees of the month as part of Citrus Memorial's hospital week festivities.

Thompson, Pharmacy Operations Coordinator, was chosen based on the hospital's values of compassion, respect, integrity, creativity, teamwork, knowledge, commitment, accountability, trust and humor.

"Suzanne is not only a vital member of the pharmacy, but she improves patient medication safety throughout the hospital," said Craig McCurdy, Pharmacy Director at CMH. "She helps identify, evaluate and implement improvements as well as monitoring nationwide ongoing drug shortages. She's the superwoman of our pharmacy."

Thompson was voted STAR of the Month in April 2018, which served as her nomination for Employee of the Year. Nominations come from patients, volunteers, physicians, visitors and staff members. The Citrus Memorial Hospital Employee of the Year is an outstanding individual and integral part of the hospital.