Fairfield Medical Center
Public Relations Specialist
LANCASTER, Ohio (June 14, 2012) – At its 11th annual recognition dinner June 12, the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) named Charli Dresbach, R.N., as a finalist for the 2012 Albert E. Dyckes Health Care Worker of the Year Award.
Dresbach is a discharge planner for FMC’s Women and Children Services and is a resident of Lancaster. She is a strong advocate for women’s and children’s patient rights and promotes safety in all patient plans. She aggressively serves a population that has identified issues, such as drug addiction, poverty and emotional or physical abuse, to ensure safe care of newborns and children. She is highly regarded by physicians and peers for her advocacy and commitment to women and children. Dresbach provides educational leadership to the maternity staff at FMC and is always willing to help whenever needed.
“Charli is a very dedicated and hard-working employee who truly cares about our patients,” said FMC President and CEO Mina Ubbing. “She has been with the Center for 43 years and has such great expertise and compassion with drug-addicted babies. She has developed an educational program for foster and adoptive parents for these infants and has also shared this education with the area social service agencies. She is active with the Opiate Taskforce in the community as well. This is such a great honor and we are very proud of her.”
The announcement for the four finalists and recipients were announced in conjunction with the association’s annual meeting at the Hilton Columbus at Easton, where hospitals across the state gathered to honor 62 nominees for this year’s award.
OHA also presented Health Care Leadership Awards honoring leaders in Ohio health care to A. Malachi “Mal” Mixon III of Cleveland Clinic, Mina Ubbing of Fairfield Medical Center and Sister Marjorie Bosse of Catholic Health Partners.
Every Ohio hospital was invited to nominate one person for the Albert E. Dyckes Health Care Worker of the Year award, created in 1996 to honor a hospital employee who demonstrates leadership, reflects the values and ideals of Ohio’s health carex facilities, goes above and beyond the call of duty, gives back to the community and has overcome odds to succeed.
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