Regional West Honors Staff with 2020 STAR and PEARL of the Year Awards

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb.,― Regional West congratulates Gabrielle Barrett, Imaging Services, and Jennifer Gutierrez, Regional West Physicians Clinic-Family Medicine, for earning 2020 STAR of the year and PEARL of the year awards, respectively.

The STAR program at Regional West encourages staff, patients, their family members, and visitors to nominate staff members who demonstrate outstanding care and customer service.

Barrett was nominated for her attention to detail in helping a patient. The patient emphasized appreciation for Barrett’s kindness and sincere concern for his well-being. Barrett was a first-quarter STAR recipient in 2020.

The PEARL award recognizes staff for outstanding customer service, quality patient care, and teamwork reflecting Pride, Effort, Attentiveness, Respect, and Leadership. Each quarter, the PEARL committee selects individuals who exemplify outstanding teamwork and those who have gone above and beyond to take care of their patients and/or co-workers. 

Gutierrez was a first-quarter PEARL recipient in 2020, nominated for the work she does training new nurses in the Family Medicine clinic. Her supervisors, physicians, providers, and co-workers value her leadership and truly appreciate her commitment.

Congratulations to both of these outstanding members of the Regional West team.

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and the only Level II Trauma Center in Nebraska west of Kearney. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers and approximately 2,000 staff members, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.