Michael Hanrahan, public safety officer at Day Kimball Hospital, has been named employee of the month for September by Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH).
Hanrahan, who has been in the security field for 25 years, began his career at DKH in 2015. Prior to joining Day Kimball, he served as a correctional officer for 20 years at the State of Connecticut Department of Corrections. In his role as public safety officer at DKH, Hanrahan is responsible for ensuring a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, and employees of Day Kimball Hospital.
According to Hanrahan’s supervisor, Brian Fulton, public safety manager, Day Kimball Healthcare, “Mike is very deserving of this recognition and we are proud to have him in our department. He is a dedicated worker who takes great pride in his ability to communicate with others, to which he always strives to achieve a positive outcome.”
In response to being named employee of the month, Hanrahan said, “I was surprised, but honored to have been selected for employee of the month.” When asked what he likes most about his job, he said, “I enjoy the people I work with and the patients and visitors I interact with each day.”
A Northeast Connecticut native, Hanrahan is active in the Putnam Lion’s Club and was recognized in 2015 with the Jerry Richard Award Lion of the Year and the Ambassador of Sight Award in 2017.
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.”
PHOTO CAPTION: Day Kimball Healthcare’s Employee of the Month for September 2020, Michael Hanrahan, Public Safety Officer, Day Kimball Hospital.