Buckhannon, WV-St. Joseph’s Hospital recently honored Teena Thorne, licensed practical nurse at St. Joseph's Family Medicine Clinic, with the Values Inspired Person (VIP) award.
Thorne's co-workers say she is always cheerful, giving her patients hope and understanding. She listens carefully to what patients have to say, often holding the hand of older patients. She will pitch in wherever she is needed and is always willing to help.
The VIP Award is given to those who demonstrate the values of the hospital: compassion, hospitality, reverence, interdependence, stewardship, and trust.