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Lower Bucks Hospital Employees Honored at Annual Service Awards Event


Bristol, PA (April 5, 2022) –Lower Bucks Hospital proudly announces their Annual Employee Service Awards. This year’s event recognized 1,050 total years of service. These honorary employees helped Lower Bucks Hospital achieve excellence over the years through their dedicated service.

The service awards provide an opportunity to say “thank you” to the dynamic and innovative employees who touch the lives of patients and staff every day, through their professionalism, commitment to excellence and diligence.

Commenting on the occasion, Lower Bucks Hospital’s Regional Human Resources Director, Kevin Carrion, PHR, SHRM-CP, said, “Our employees are our greatest asset. Our ability to deliver the best patient care is solely dependent on our staff. It is a privilege to be able to provide a recognition event that honors their years of service and their dedication to Lower Bucks Hospital.”

Lower Bucks Hospital has always been an employee-focused and patient-centered organization and the hospital places the wellbeing of its employees uppermost on its corporate credo. The awards also celebrate the milestone of a tenure that has been rewarding, enriching and epitomizes an employee’s loyalty to the organization.

Carrion added, “We always look forward to holding this event which recognizes those who have demonstrated superior dedication to our hospital.”

Employees, who were recognized after five years of service, will choose a gift with hospital logo from a promotional catalog. All honorees will receive a certificate that can be displayed in their office or home.

This year’s employees who celebrate Lower Bucks Hospital anniversaries, measured in five-year increments, from five to fifty years, include:

Five Years: Desirea Battistini, Joanne Bednarek, Raymond Betz, Janet Catenacci, Bernadette Cole, Reginald Cooper, Deborah Foley, Riji George, Anthony Green, Junae Howard, Nancy Mckee, Kyle Miller, Dina Norris, Apeksha Patel, Kishan Patel, Michelle Scott, Rhodel Vintero, and Frances West

Ten Years: Robert Dinan, Karen Kardos, Alice Kelly, Jessica Maher, Michael Rago, Eric Santiago, Mark Stevenson, and Beatrice Vincent

Fifteen Years: Cynthia Bixler, Kimberly Burkett, Lauren Chichilitti, Agnes Kammerer, Lily Lai, Israel Maldonado, Dino Mclaughlin, Diane Moore, Leeann Morsa, Stacy Santiago, Nancy Segin, Marysue Wilson, and Jennifer Gerner

Twenty Years: Kathy Anderson, Linda Bracken, Gertrude Jules, Elizabeth Kuchera, Jessica Moore, Eleonora Plavnik, Stephanie Smyth, and Philip Volponi

Twenty- Five Years: Theresa Basalyga, Carmen Bateman, and Alpa Patel

Thirty Years: Lisa Cameron, Nancy Doyle, and Alyson Keegan

Thirty-Five Years: Kathryn Coffman, Carolyn Halner, Eileen Henry, and Patricia Proscia

Forty Years: Deborah Gallagher, Donna Hill, and Jill M Kelly

Fifty Years: Daryl Ehrhart and Elizabeth Erb

Congratulations to all for their many years of hard work and dedication!

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About Lower Bucks Hospital: Lower Bucks Hospital is a community hospital, serving the Lower Bucks County region with medical, surgical, and emergency care. Located in historic Bristol, Pennsylvania, the Hospital is well-known for its knowledgeable medical staff, including cardiology, orthopedics, radiology, wound care, and general surgery. The hospital has more than 200 physicians on staff, as well as another 700 employees. As part of Prime Healthcare Services, headquartered in Ontario, California, Lower Bucks Hospital is focused on becoming one of the leaders in technology. Prime Healthcare is an award-winning hospital management company operating 45 acute care hospitals in 14 states, including Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia, Lower Bucks Hospital in Bristol, and Suburban Community Hospital in Montgomery County.

About Prime Healthcare and Prime Healthcare Foundation: Prime Healthcare is an award-winning health system operating 45 hospitals and more than 300 outpatient locations in 14 states, providing over 2.6 million patient visits annually. It is one of the nation’s leading health systems with nearly 50,000 employees and physicians dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare. Prime Healthcare was founded by Dr. Prem Reddy, a physician with a mission to save hospitals, improve community healthcare and provide the very best care to patients. Fourteen of the Prime Healthcare hospitals are members of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity. Based in Ontario, California, Prime Healthcare is nationally recognized for award-winning quality care and has been named a Top 10 and Top 15 Health System by IBM Watson Health. Its hospitals have been named among the nation’s “100 Top Hospitals” 58 times and have received more Patient Safety Excellence Awards from Healthgrades than any other health system in the past six years. To learn more, please visit