Passavant Area Hospital’s Employee of the Month is Kayla Knox, Behavioral Health Unit. Kayla is a registered nurse in the Behavioral Health Unit. She has been employed at Passavant for three years.

Her nomination from an appreciative patient read, “I had a total hip replacement and spent time on 2 South. I cannot adequately verbalize how well I was treated by all your nursing staff. Your nurses are your hospital. Although all of the nurses were excellent, Kayla was my favorite. She was so kind and encouraging. She is the reason I would return to your hospital for future care. She exemplifies the true heart of a great nurse.”

“My responsibilities include assessing patients, distributing medication, delegating tasks, collaborating with physicians, and ensuring that patients receive the best care possible,” said Kayla.

Kayla resides in Jacksonville.

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.