Day Kimball Healthcare

Judy Chatelle of Danielson is Day Kimball Hospital's November Employee of the Month

November 25, 2009

PUTNAM, CT – Day Kimball Hospital announces that Judy Chatelle, administrative secretary for the home care department, is the organization’s November employee of the month. The Employee Council, a group of 20 Hospital representatives, selected Chatelle as the employee of the month after reviewing various nominations from hospital management.

“I am honored to receive this award,” said Chatelle. “I truly believe that what we do at Day Kimball HomeCare is very important to many people. Day Kimball HomeCare is able to provide patients with an option of receiving their care in the comfort of their own home. I am proud of the work we do and to be a part of this organization.”

Chatelle began working for Day Kimball HomeCare in 1986 when the agency was known as Community Health and HomeCare. Chatelle is responsible for coordinating department activities, scheduling meetings, running reports and managing the director’s calendar among other tasks. Over the years, Chatelle has held various administrative positions within HomeCare including clinical data entry, team assistant, transcriptionist, RCU assistant, clinical systems/computer assistant and payroll.

“Judy is a valued employee in the HomeCare department,” said Judie Blackmore, director of Day Kimball HomeCare. “Her many years of experience in a variety of roles makes her a wonderful resource for us all. She has boundless energy; is lovingly known as the ‘Road Runner,’ swiftly moving through the halls, and has a creativity that we have come to rely upon. This award is well deserved because she is a loyal, caring individual as well as a resourceful and dedicated member of our team.”

Chatelle currently resides in Danielson with her husband. She enjoys country music, knitting and photography.