RN earns advanced nursing credential
Mandy Riess, shift coordinator and registered nurse at Marietta Memorial Hospital, recently earned the credential of Progressive Care Certified Nursing (PCCN) after successfully completing the rigorous national exam, developed and administered by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN.)
The PCCN certification validates the knowledge of the nurse caring for acutely ill adult patients.
Riess has been employed as an RN by MMH since 2001, and is the first registered nurse on the post intensive care unit (PICU) to obtain her PCCN certification. Riess graduated in 2001 from Washington State Community College with her associate degree in nursing and later in 2006 from WVU with her bachelor's of science in nursing.
Allstate agency owner earns award
Allstate agency owner Joe Banal has been designated an Allstate Premier Service Agent for 2011. This designation was presented to Banal for exceeding customer expectations.
The Premier Service Agency designation is awarded to Allstate agency owners who have consistently demonstrated excellence in delivering an accessible, knowledgeable and personal customer experience, and in achieving outstanding business results.
Banal's agency is located at 706 Pike St., Suite 2, in Marietta.
Suddenlink workers earn service awards
Officials with Suddenlink Communications have announced that Parkersburg employees Andrea Benton and J.D. Terry earned company Customer Service Hero Awards, recognizing their exceptional efforts to serve customers, colleagues and the community.
In a company with 5,600-plus employees nationwide, Broadband Customer Counter Representative Benton and Broadband Technician Terry were among 12 to receive this award. The award is based on nominations submitted by colleagues.
In nominating Benton and Terry for this award, their colleagues noted the consistent, customer-first attitudes they bring to their daily work.
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