Sr. Betty Gulick recently was honored by the Cleveland Clinic for her valuable service to hospital patients and their families. She was presented with a Caregiver Award during an April ceremony at the InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
"As director of Mission Services at Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights, Ohio, Sr. Betty has made spiritual care an indispensable component of the patient care experience for Marymount patients," according to a clinic news release. "Sr. Betty inspires and teaches caregivers the importance of identifying patients in need of spiritual care. She assures that she or one of her staff is present any hour of the day or night to comfort families at the time of a patient's death. Sr. Betty is also present to comfort fellow caregivers who have experienced tragedy.
"Sr. Betty's spiritual leadership has made a profound impact on Marymount Hospital patients and caregivers. Her accomplishments demonstrate how one lives the values of the Cleveland Clinic experience."
The Caregiver Celebrations Caregiver Award recognizes individuals or teams that demonstrate the highest quality achievement, initiative or behavior resulting in the greatest positive impact on the Cleveland Clinic experience through patient care, business operations, leadership, financial performance, or other areas important to the clinic's success. It is an enterprise level award granted to those who demonstrate the utmost support of the organization’s mission vision and values.
Marymount Hospital is a sponsored institution of the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis and a regional hospital of Cleveland Clinic Health Systems. Find more information on Marymount Hospital at http://my.clevelandclinic.org/locations_directions/regional-locations/marymount-hospital/welcome.aspx.