Hummingbird Award

Thank a Psychiatric or Nurse Technician! Share Your Story.

The Hummingbird Award is a new honor created by the PEW and Psych Tech Council in 2020. It is important to recognize Psych and Nurse Techs for the demonstrated empathetic, compassionate and competent care they give to patients/residents and all whom we serve. They bring professionalism and a positive attitude to their work and demonstrate Pine Rest’s guiding behaviors of integrity, excellence, stewardship, diversity and empowerment in their work.

Please say thank you by sharing your story of how a psych tech or nurse tech made a difference you will never forget!

Hummingbird Award Nomination Form

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I would like to nominate a Psychiatric or Nurse Technician at Pine Rest as deserving of the Hummingbird Award. This individual demonstrated empathetic, compassionate and competent care and brings professionalism and a positive attitude to their work. S/he actively sought to improve my care experience a positive attitude, collaborated and communicated with co-workers and patients and were attentive to patients’ needs. S/he demonstrated Pine Rest’s guiding behaviors of integrity, excellence, stewardship, diversity, and empowerment to their work.

Hummingbird Nomination

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Past Hummingbird Award Winners

Nish

Pine Rest Cypress Unit
Grand Rapids, Michigan

All the patients love Nish!

Anytime a patient is feeling upset on the unit, Nish is always the first … to have a 1:1 conversation with that patient. She is relatable and genuinely listens to a patient’s concerns.

Lou

Pine Rest Hickory Unit
Grand Rapids, Michigan

He has gone way above and beyond his call of duty.

Lou not only shows empathy and concern for care, but he is very easy to talk to and joke with. He brings a smile every time he is around. Thanks Lou!

Garrett

Pine Rest Aspen Unit
Grand Rapids, Michigan

He is incredible at what he does.

Garrett is absolutely phenomenal. He is incredible at what he does and a blessing to ALL who meet him. Thank you for everything!