St. Cloud Regional Awards Physician, Associate, Nurse, & Director of the Year

Physician of the Quarter: Robert Brooks, CEO
and Edith Ang, MD

ST. CLOUD, FL (August 22, 2012) – St. Cloud Regional Medical Center is proud to announce its quarterly award winners. These winners were nominated by their peers for their outstanding commitment to delivering quality, compassionate service.

St. Cloud Regional has recently initiated a Physician of the Quarter award to compliment the staff awards and recognize the hard work and dedication that local physicians show to patients and the community. This quarter’s winner is Edith Ang, MD, of Pro Family Health. Dr. Ang was recognized for consistently being courteous and going the extra mile whether it be for a patient or for the nurses on the inpatient units. St. Cloud Regional’s staff has noted Dr. Ang as approachable, respectful, and someone who genuinely cares about her patients.

The current Associate of the Quarter is Julian Rivera. Julian is a Patient Care Technician with the Medical Unit and has been with St. Cloud Regional since 2011. Julian was recognized by his team members as someone who is always volunteering his assistance whenever the situation arises. He goes above and beyond to help his patients and his team. Again and again, Julian is complimented by his patients for offering compassionate and attentive care. Julian is a true asset to St. Cloud Regional.

Nurse of the Quarter: Robert Brooks, CEO;
Pamella Ahrens, PICC RN; and
Inna Makievsky, CNO

The Nurse of the Quarter is Pamella Ahrens, RN. Pamella is the PICC Nurse and has been with St. Cloud Regional since 2010.  She has provided exemplary service to our patients and is an excellent resource for the staff. Her knowledge and creativity shine through whenever she shares ideas to improve patient care and clinical development. Pamella displays courtesy and flexibility, and she constantly provides effective leadership through teamwork and collaboration.

The Director of the Quarter is Scott Bellek. Scott joined St. Cloud Regional in 2009 as the Director of Respiratory Therapy. He provides exemplary service to our patients, physicians, and employees.  He exhibits a high level of commitment and is a quality mentor to his associates. One of his greatest abilities is to use humor to lead and motivate his team. Scott’s team exceeds quality standards on various levels, which is a testament to his ability to transfer his knowledge into effective, strategic initiatives.

Director of the Quarter: Robert Brooks, CEO
and Scott Bellek, Respiratory Therapy Director

The Volunteer of the Quarter is John Del Giudice. John, a Deacon at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, is one of St. Cloud Regional’s most dedicated Chaplain Volunteers. Always ready with a smile and a kind word, he meets patients’ and families’ spiritual needs regardless of their religious background. On many occasions, he has been called on to meet with grieving and hurting families, both day and night. His simple charm and jovial nature make him a favorite among patients and staff.

Congratulations to all winners and nominees! Your dedication to St. Cloud Regional Medical Center is second to none.