Leanne Lafleur, pre-admission testing coordinator at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, has been named employee of the month for September by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH).
Lafleur, who has been in the healthcare field for 25 years, began working at Day Kimball Hospital in 2009. In her role, she is responsible for performing a wide range of administrative duties in support of the pre-admission testing department.
According to Lafleur’s supervisor, Rachelle Davis, clinical manager of ambulatory care, Day Kimball Healthcare, “Leanne is an instrumental component of the pre-admission testing department, demonstrating organizational skills, professional knowledge, and time management. She displayed team work and flexibility when scheduling and assisting at the COVID-19 testing site was added to her responsibilities last year. Multiple departments rely on her productivity and measurable results. Leanne is a valued and appreciated part of the Day Kimball community.”
In response to being named employee of the month, Lafleur said, “I am both surprised and humbled to have been recognized by my peers as employee of the month.” When asked what she likes most about her job, she shared, “I like the challenge and knowing that we’ve done everything we can to help our patients. I respect and admire my coworkers for all of their hard work and dedication, and for taking good care of our patients. It is a pleasure to work with each and every one of them.”
Lafleur was born and raised in North Providence, Rhode Island, and currently resides in East Putnam, Connecticut with her husband, Kyle, and their two children, Adam and Brynn. She earned her medical administration degree from Katharine Gibbs College in Providence, Rhode Island and received her certified nursing assistant degree from Quinebaug Valley Community College in Danielson, Connecticut.
Day Kimball Healthcare’s employee of the month program is sponsored by Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. “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.”