Congrats Jorge Flores – February’s Clinician of the Month!

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Please join me in congratulating Jorge Flores who has been named agency clinician of the month for February! Jorge joined the CMS team in February of 2015 and has been extended on the same assignment 7 times. Yes your read that correct – 7 times! That is a CMS record and a testament to the amazing work Jorge does in both the ER and Pediatric ER at Bayview. The office team has wonderful feedback on Jorge’s attitude, communication, organization, and general working relationship with the team. Clinically, the feedback is much the same – see below for some kind words from his managers: *Jorge is confident in his skills. He … Continued

Props to Mark Carr – January’s Clinician of the Month!

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I am so excited to present Mark with the clinician of the month award for January of 2017! Mark has been with CMS since 2011, is an absolutely pleasure to work with, and receives amazing clinical feedback from all those who work with him. He has been an absolute all-star, balancing a full time, demanding staff load working in the PICU at Children’s Medical Center all while picking up full time agency ER contracts at the following hospitals: Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Howard County General, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Franklin Square Hospital, Sibley Memorial, and Anne Arundel Medical Center. Mark has often been extended for excellent performance and even made his … Continued

Congrats to December’s Clinician of the Month – Lisa Himmel

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It is with great honor that we get to celebrate Lisa Himmel as our clinician of the month for December! Lisa has been part of the CMS family since they very beginning and has held a wide variety of positions. She has excelled in all areas and most recently has even been the case manager of a team of clinicians for a challenging home care case. Our very own clinical director and owner had this to say about Lisa’s recent performance: We wish to extend a special thank you to Lisa Himmel RN for her most recent assignment with CMS. She has accepted responsibilities above and beyond the professional expectation … Continued

Big Ups to Steve Benko – Novemeber’s Agency Clinician of the Month!

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Big Ups to Steve Benko – Congrats on being named CMS’ agency clinician of the month for November! I have had the privilege of working directly with Steve for the last 5 years and it has been a wonderful experience. He is a talented RN and a true gentleman (his comment below about being personable is spot on)! Here are a just a few of the wonderful comments from Steve’s clinical evaluations: *Steve is very cal under pressure, very dependable, knowledgeable and a true team players. We love working with Steve! *Steve has been with our ED intermittently for several years. He has strong clinical judgement and is a true team players. He is … Continued

Go ‘Head Stacey Hutzell – September’s Clinician of the Month!

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CONGRATS to Stacey Hutzell for being named the clinician of the month of September! Stacey has been with CMS since 2009 and has done a bit of everything. She is ADORED by clients and staff alike, and we are touched by the kind words she has shared about her time with CMS. See Stacey’s journey below and join us in recognizing her: Originally from Sheperdstown, WV, I came to Baltimore in 2001 as a travel nurse and ended up calling it home. I am the first in my family to enter the medical field from generations of teachers. But isn’t nursing all about teaching? [editor’s note: Sure is – no … Continued

Props to Jennifer Lisa – August’s Clinician of the Month!

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I don’t think I can say this enough – everyone, and I mean everyone, LOVES working with Jennifer! She started with us at the beginning of this year and has quickly become a team favorite. She receives wonderful evaluations from the clinical and admin team alike and I am so pleased to be bale to present her with this honor. Read on below to learn more about her story in healthcare and her time with CMS: My father is a cardiologist and my mother was a nurse and later went to law school (in her 40s!!). So I always grew up with lots of medical talk in the family. On … Continued

Congrats to Kim Earnest – July’s Clinician of the Month!

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This one is LONG overdue! Kim has been with CMS since 2006 (yes you read that correctly, 2006). What an amazing 10 years it has been to have Kim as part of the CMS team. Kim has done assignments in the ER, Tele, MS, Schools, and summer camps – she really has done it all. Read on to learn more about Kim and her story with CMS: Where did you grow up? I was born in Biloxi, Mississippi and pretty much grew up everywhere as my father was active duty Air Force.  I’ve lived in Biloxi, MS; San Bernidino, CA; Wiesbaden, Germany; Jacksonville, AR; and finally moved to Maryland when … Continued

June’s Clinician of the Month – a big Woop Woop for Jewel Johnson!

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Can I get a WOOP WOOP? Join me in congratulating June’s full time clinician of the month – Jewel Johnson! Jewel was recently extended at her current assignment and received phenomenal feedback from the team at Hopkins. They noted she is a great team player, highly adaptable, and always willing to take on a new assignment without hesitation. The administrative team has found her to be a joy to work with – some even may call her a real jewel, or a diamond in the rough (puns intended). Read on to learn more about Jewel and her story with CMS: Where did you grow up?  Philadelphia, PA How did you … Continued

Big Ups to Aubrey Patterson – May’s Clinician of the Month!

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Join me in wishing congratulations to May’s full-time clinician of the month – Aubrey Patterson! Aubrey has completed multiple assignments through CMS including an almost 2 year stretch at Howard County General in the ER! Her evaluations are impeccable and she is a pleasure to work with – her current RN manager has labeled her as a great team member, always positive, very knowledgeable, a great mentor and a truly excellent RN! The rest of the team at Howard has noted she is a seemless extension of their staff and wonderful to work with. Where did you grow up?- I grew up in Bowie, MD How did you get into healthcare, specifically … Continued

Congrats Sharon Hein – April’s Clinician of the Month!

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Join me in wishing congratulations to April’s full-time clinician of the month – Sharon Hein! Sharon has completed multiple assignments through CMS in both the ER and ICU. She has worked in the Southern MD countryside and is all set to start a premium rate assignment in Baltimore City this May. Her evaluations are impeccable and she is a pleasure to work with – her current RN manager has labeled her as a great team member and a truly excellent RN! Kudos to Sharon – read below to learn a bit more about her story and how she ended up with CMS: I grew up in Southern Maryland, and moved … Continued