PUTNAM —Lori Hamilton, clinical coordinator in the medical/surgical department at Day Kimball Hospital, has been named employee of the month for October by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH).
Hamilton, who began her healthcare career path during high school as a certified nursing assistant, has been a nurse for 24 years. Prior to joining Day Kimball in February 2000, Hamilton worked as an emergency medical technician and as a nurse in intensive care, emergency and acute rehab settings. In her role as clinical coordinator for the medical/surgical department, Hamilton is responsible for supporting the unit’s nursing staff, providing staff education, and assisting with direct patient care.
Hamilton earned an associate degree in nursing from Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester in 1996 and received a bachelor’s in education and psychology from Worcester State College in 1988. She was a recipient of the eastern CT’s Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing in 2010, a statewide nursing recognition program that honors nurses for their exceptional contributions to the profession. Hamilton currently lives in Oxford, Mass.
Day Kimball Healthcare’s employee of the month program is sponsored by Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket.
“The Mashantucket (Western) Pequot Tribal Nation and Foxwoods Resort Casino has been focused on taking care of the people that serve within our community, and we appreciate everything Day Kimball Healthcare does,” said Foxwood’s Director of Sponsorships and Partnerships Roy Colebut-Ingram. “Supporting meaningful employee recognition programs like that at DKH is just one way that we feel we can express our appreciation.”


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