Jacksonville is located just 30 miles from the state capital in Springfield, Illinois, and two hours from a major metropolitan area (St. Louis, Missouri).
Simply stated, Jacksonville and its surrounding area, is an excellent place to live and work. Jacksonville is a family-oriented town of quiet neighborhoods, modern subdivisions, and historic districts. The city has both strong public and parochial schools. In addition, Jacksonville is home to two liberal arts colleges and two state institutions. Jacksonville is also rich in culture, offering citizens a symphony orchestra, theater guild, and art gallery, plus numerous special events throughout the year.
Passavant Area Hospital’s Employee of the Month is Rick Johnson, Ambassadors.
Rick serves as a patient ambassador. He has been employed at Passavant ten years.
His nomination from an appreciative co-worker read, “Rick is a wonderful asset to the ambassador desk. He is always friendly and upbeat with anyone checking in. He is always helpful to employees and also helps with anything he can. Rick is very organized at his station and remains calm. Rick is always reassuring and always finds an answer.”
Rick and his wife, Patricia, live in Jacksonville. They are the parents of two daughters and eight grandchildren.
The Employee of the Month at Passavant receives eight hours off with pay, an Employee of the Month plaque, a close parking space for one month, gift cards for the Cafeteria and Gift Shop, a movie gift card, pen and pencil set, picnic blanket, flashlight/tool kit, Mason jar cup, umbrella, small cooler, lunch sack, drawstring tote, water bottle, notepad, flashlight key ring, coffee mug, and cup.