Michelle Rippel of Rutland was honored this month with the latest Sunflower Award given by OSF HealthCare. The Sunflower Award is a recognition program offered to any non-nursing staff member with OSF HealthCare.
Rippel is employed as a Medical Office Assistant with the OSF Medical Group - Center for Health - Streator practice located at 111 Spring Street. She has served the Streator community as a caregiver since 2011.
The winning nomination credits Rippel for being patient and caring while offering a special needs child plenty of her time and attention. The note goes on to read, “My son always looks forward to seeing her. We all absolutely love her.”
OSF HealthCare encourages patients, family members and fellow staff to recognize caregivers who have provided exceptional care and service by nominating them for an award to honor their dedication. For more information about the Sunflower Award, or to submit a nomination, click here.