SPOONER, WI -- For the past 12 months, three team members from Spooner Health have been participating in the Leadership Residency Program operated by the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative. The program is geared towards new leaders in the health care field to build their capacity as both a professional and a leader.
“I am very thankful for the opportunity to participate in the Leadership Residency Program. I gained so much knowledge, leadership skills, and met many people to build my support system. It was very beneficial to go through the program. The educators pushed us to advance our leadership skills and build a firm foundation to help us succeed in our leadership roles.” — Sarah Andrea, Director of Inpatient Services, Spooner Health
Spooner Health’s team members who participated in the program included Rebecca Wallin, Director of Emergency Services; Sarah Andrea, Director of Inpatient Services; and Mavis Melton, Director of Rehabilitation Services. Their graduation from the program was celebrated at their final class on Wednesday, August 9.
“I am incredibly proud of Rebecca, Sarah, and Mavis for their participation in the Leadership Residency Program. Spooner Health believes strongly in employee and leadership development. It is opportunities like this that make our organization strong. Congratulations to this year’s participants on a job well done.” — Mike Schafer, CEO, Spooner Health
About Spooner Health:
Spooner Health is a 25-bed critical access hospital with a wide range of services from emergency and inpatient care to outpatient therapy, surgery and diagnostic imaging. Spooner Health is dedicated to providing high quality healthcare with excellent service.
About Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative:
RWHC serves as a catalyst for statewide collaboration and a progressive, creative force on behalf of all rural health constituencies. Owned by forty-three non-profit, rural acute, general medical-surgical hospitals, RWHC’s charge is twofold: advocacy for rural health at the State and Federal levels and shared service development for member hospitals as well as external customers. The Core Values of trust, collaboration, creativity, excellence, pride, openness, individual development, productivity, and responsibility continue to define the work of RWHC and its members.
[Pictured left to right: Rebecca Wallin, Director of Emergency Services; Sarah Andrea, Director of Inpatient Services; Mavis Melton, Director of Rehabilitation Services]