At Avera, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for our patients, customers and residents. This includes doing everything we can to keep employees, doctors, nurses and customers healthy. Avera recently announced a new policy for mandatory influenza vaccinations for our employees. Read More »
Her name badge says a lot: Jennifer Grossman. Director, Retail/Volunteer.
While retail and volunteers may appear as disconnected departments for one person to manage, they are related. Both carry on the mission of Avera McKennan by serving its patients, employees and families. Read More »
Executive Chef Amanda Viau oversees a large staff of chefs and food preparation workers that prepare around 3,400 meals per day for the Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center, the Avera Behavioral Health Center and the Prairie Center.
The Avera McKennan kitchen has eight coolers and freezers, 11 ovens and five semi-truck deliveries of food per week. Read More »
I am not a sprinter. I’m guessing that is clear if you’ve been following my blog. I’m tall and lanky and have never been built for speed. However, last week I went out and ran eight sprints. Of course I didn’t do this voluntarily; I had to be coerced by Marne, a trainer at the Avera McKennan Fitness Center. Read More »
I would like to take one more look at my time in Zambia and speak to a couple parallelisms that I discovered between us.
Knowing and Understanding Vulnerability
First of all, as a visitor I was new to the country, new to the people and culture. Read More »
That’s the deadline for me to get measured for my tux as I have the blessing of giving away my daughter in marriage on June 29.
Really? Only six months? Thinking about that is kind of like getting a cold bucket of water in the face. Read More »
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