GLOVERSVILLE – On Thursday, Aug. 11, Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home honored Matthew Romell with the 2016 second-quarter Goodwill Award. Romell is a MIS System Administrator. He was presented the award by Littauer President and CEO, Laurence E. Kelly before a gathering of his peers. Romell has been a Littauer employee since February of 2013.
Kelly pointed out that it takes different kinds of people in a variety of roles to deliver exceptional healthcare.
“It takes Littauer different kinds of people in different kinds of roles,” said Kelly. “Some are behind the scenes, but it takes all 1,000 of us to do everything we do.”
With nominations from multiple departments, Romell’s character and work ethic were identified as exemplary. According to those who nominated him, Romell exhibits outstanding professionalism and makes employees’ jobs easier – all with a great attitude and smile. He exhibits Littauer’s organizational values of integrity, compassion, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence.
“I say this all the time, I love working here and I love the people I work with,” said Romell. “This award is really a surprise, and I appreciate it.”
Recipients for the award are nominated by NLH employees, providers or patients and submitted to the Goodwill Committee. They are selected in a blind format.
Romell received a plaque and a check along with his special honor.