Tampa Bay/Hudson, FL – On March 22 Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point honored Kelly Karoftis, RN, Charge Nurse and Clinical Coordinator of the Neuro Spine Center as its Employee of the Month for February.

In naming Ms. Karoftis, Chief Executive Officer Shayne George quoted several nominations that he received on her behalf. Every nomination stated her reputation for leadership and her willingness to be helpful with coworkers. “She is so helpful when she is on the floor and in charge…an amazing team player and deserves recognition for all her hard work and dedication.” Another nomination praised her hard work as a nurse and her reliability and promptness. “She is easy to communicate with and a true natural leader.” In addition to complimenting her as a coworker, nominations also stated that she “relentlessly exceeds expectations relating to patients and colleagues alike. This employee is always willing and able to lend a helping hand…she is a natural born leader.”

As Employee of the Month, Kelly Karoftis receives an Employee of the Month pin, a selected blanket gift, a reception with refreshments for her colleagues, and a coveted front row parking spot of her choosing for one month, and a $50 gift card.

In addition, Kelly receives a “You Make a Difference” starfish key chain personifying a wellknown story of the young man and the starfish.

Each Employee of the Month is also placed in nomination for RMCBP’s Employee of the Year.