A Tearful Surprise, St. Luke's Employee of the Month Heather Podzimek
UnityPoint Health® -- St. Luke’s Employee of
the Month for October is Heather Podzimek, a documentation specialist at St.
Luke’s. Team members describe Podzimek as a positive, joyous, helpful and
Podzimek was told she was coming in for a
team meeting but soon learned it was a staged meeting so the team could honor
and surprise her with the St. Luke’s Employee of the Month award.
She was overwhelmed with joy during the
ceremony and tears streamed down her face.
“I was just so surprised and it meant a lot
hearing all of the kind words. I work with an awesome group of people,” says
As the St. Luke’s Employee of the Month for October,
Podzimek received a special watch from Greenberg’s Jewelers, her own premium
parking space, gift cards to the St. Luke’s Glass Apple Gift Shop, The Parkview
Café and a gift certificate to be used at an area restaurant. She will also
have the chance to be voted as St. Luke’s Employee of the Year for 2017. That comes
with a paid vacation.