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Parkland Health Center’s Nancy Gibbs Named Our BJC Values Employee for February

(FARMINGTON, MO – March 22, 2021) – Parkland Health Center is pleased to announce that Nancy Gibbs has been selected as the Our BJC Values Employee for the month of February 2021. Nancy is a Physical Therapist Assistant and has worked at Parkland Health Center for ten years.
 
Nancy’s nomination reads in part, “Nancy always puts her patients first. She is an attentive listener and tries anything to help them feel better. She always strives to have the most up-to-date treatment techniques, taking time out of her day to research to provide her patients with the very best. Nancy is well-liked by her patients, often receiving several requests each day to have her as their therapist at their next appointment.”
 
Upon learning she had been selected as February’s Our BJC Values Employee, Nancy said, “I was very surprised and honored to be chosen for the award.” Nancy began working in physical therapy in 1995. She said, “I chose to pursue a career in physical therapy because I wanted to be able to use my head and my hands to make a difference.”
 
When asked what she enjoys most about her job, Nancy replied, “My favorite part of my job is problem solving with my patients. I think of it as a puzzle to be put together so that when all the pieces fit, it is very gratifying.”
 
As part of BJC HealthCare, Parkland Health Center employees exhibit our shared values of compassion, respect, excellence, safety, and teamwork.
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Parkland Health Center
Parkland Health Center includes two locations in Missouri — a full-service acute care hospital in Farmington as well as a three-bed critical access hospital in Bonne Terre. Parkland Health Center provides quality primary and secondary level inpatient and outpatient services to the people of St. Francois County and surrounding areas in southeastern Missouri.  Services across these two facilities include intensive care, obstetrics, geriatric psychiatry emergency services, oncology, infusion, sleep lab, wound care, and the Huckstep Heart and Lung Center. 
 
Parkland Health Center is part of BJC HealthCare which also includes St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the teaching hospitals for Washington University School of Medicine. For additional information about Parkland Health Center, please call (573) 756-6451 or the physician finder service at (573) 431-3338 or visit www.parklandhealthcenter.org
 
BJC HealthCare
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. Serving the health care needs of urban, suburban and rural communities, BJC includes 15 hospitals and multiple health service organizations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice. BJC’s nationally recognized academic hospitals, Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s hospitals, are affiliated with Washington University School of Medicine.