Published on August 09, 2019

Essentia Health-St. Mary’s East Range Hospice social worker recognized

Linda O’Neill DeRemee,  a social worker at the Essentia Health-St. Mary’s East Range Hospice, has been recognized for her commitment to living out the value of justice.

The Virginia Values Committee at Essentia Health-Virginia  recently took nominations for the staff member who best embodies justice, one of Essentia’s seven core values. O’Neill DeRemee received a certificate, as well as the option to donate $250 to a community charity of her choice. She chose the Care Partners.

“Linda has been instrumental in caring for patients who have no one to care for them,” according to one nomination. “She fiercely protects the rights of our patients.”

Another nomination read: “She is an exceptional advocate for patients with dementia. She provides physical and emotional comfort to those patients.”

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