Eaton Rapids Medical Center offers Babysitting Class

Eaton Rapids Medical Center welcomes Babysitting Instructor, Charlene Hamilton from Cardio Pulmonary Resource Center, Inc. Classes will be held on March 10th, 17th and 24th from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at ERMC.

This course is intended to train young adults, between the ages of 11-14, to be responsible babysitters. The students will learn emergency procedures, discipline techniques, diapering and age-appropriate activities. Pediatric (child and infant) CPR, rescue breathing and the Heimlich maneuver will also be covered, along with basic first aid skills needed while babysitting.

Upon completion of the class, the student will receive a Pediatric CPR card, a Basic First Aid card and a Babysitting Course certificate. Students must attend all three classes to obtain certification. The cost of the class is $30.00 per person. Classes fill up quickly, so please RSVP by calling Cardio Pulmonary Resource Center, Inc. at 1-800-900-2772. Eaton Rapids Medical Center is located at 1500 South Main in Eaton Rapids.

Article posted on February 26th 2014. - Article Permalink

Weekly immunization clinic offered

Eaton Rapids Medical Center (ERMC) Family Practice & Redicare will be hosting an immunization clinic each Wednesday from 3 to 6 pm to offer scheduled appointments for childhood vaccinations. Patients will need to provide a photo ID, insurance information and a signed physician order. The Michigan Childhood Immunization Registry (MCIR) will be updated and provided to the patient at the end of the visit. Call (517) 999-4500 to schedule an appointment. Please note: If there are multiple family members, they will each need a separate appointment. ERMC Family Practice & Redicare is located at 1500 South Main Street in Eaton Rapids.

Article posted on February 6th 2013 . - Article Permalink

ERMC employees honored with distinguished service award

Eaton Rapids Medical Center (ERMC) employees Pam Culver and Cathy Morse were honored with the Dr. Meinke and Dr. Sherman Distinguished Service Award at the hospital's 2014 Winter Gala. Each year, two employees are recognized for providing exceptional service to Eaton Rapids Medical Center patients and the community. The award was established to honor Dr. Meinke and Dr. Sherman, physicians who were instrumental in the founding of Eaton Rapids Medical Center.

Pam Culver has been working as a Payroll & Accounts Payable Specialist in the Finance Department since 1999. She was nominated for this award by three of her coworkers. The nominations state, "Pam can often be heard saying that she loves her job. It is very evident on a daily basis. She works hard to get everything done, takes pride in her job, and is very willing to take on new tasks if it benefits the hospital. Knowing that how we treat our staff is vital to our success, Pam is quick to point out any issues that are detrimental to them from the finance perspective. This includes regular paychecks, tuition reimbursement, 403(b) contributions, etc. On a very routine basis, she looks out for staff members without them ever knowing it. In addition, Pam is also a leading member of the Employee Service Committee."

Cathy Morse is the Lead Mammographer in the Radiology Department and has worked for the hospital for 12 years. According to the nomination, "Anyone that knows Cathy knows that she loves her job! She shows it every day with every interaction and always has a smile on her face. She is our mammography guru and can answer any questions or ease your fears when preparing for this often uncomfortable exam. Cathy approaches every patient with a calm, respectful demeanor and our patients are very appreciative of her. I am so thankful to have Cathy as a member of our Service Excellence Committee, as a coworker, and as a member of the ERMC family. She is so valuable to our organization."

Photo: ERMC employees Pam Culver (left) and Cathy Morse (right) receive the Dr. Meinke and Dr. Sherman Distinguished Service Award.

Article posted on January 15th 2013 . - Article Permalink

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