Killingly Resident Shawn Lehrer is Day Kimball Hospital’s July Employee of the Month


Shawn Lehrer, nutritional clerk in
the nutritional services department,
is Day Kimball Hospital’s July
Employee of the Month.

PUTNAM, CT – Day Kimball Healthcare announces that 20-year employee, Shawn Lehrer, nutritional clerk in the nutritional services department is Day Kimball Hospital’s July Employee of the Month.

“I am honored to receive this award,” said Lehrer. “I love working in the café and enjoy being a team player in the nutritional services department. The patients and the people are the best part of my job.”

Lehrer’s daily responsibilities include work in the nutritional services office ensuring that patients’ food selections meet dietary requirements as well as assisting patients with meal selections. Additional responsibilities include supervisory tasks as they relate to the opening and closing functions of the department and oversight of service areas specifically related to patient meal service. Lehrer appreciates the team she works with and feels that her department requires teamwork because it is a high volume area.

“Shawn has a wonderful personality and sincerely enjoys working with customers,” said Ruth Gregoire, director of nutritional services. “I receive many positive comments and feedback about her customer service skills. She is flexible with schedules and ready to assist in any area of the department. We are fortunate to have Shawn as part of our team.”

Before coming to Day Kimball, Lehrer worked for Linemaster Switch Corporation in Woodstock where she held a supervisory role. Today, she enjoys moving around the department and working in different areas around the hospital. While working full time, Lehrer recently received her Associate’s Degree in Business and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management.

A resident of Killingly, Lehrer has three children and enjoys going to the beach, gardening, being outdoors and spending time with her family.