Austin Tharp has been selected as the Parkland Health Center ICARE Star Service Employee for July 2017.
Tharp works as a floor finisher in the housekeeping department and has worked at Parkland Health Center for five years.
The nomination from his peers reads in part, “Our Star Service Employee for July cares about patients, visitors and co-workers. He is always willing to help any time someone is in need. He maintains a positive attitude and lives our ICARE journey every day. He works hard to maintain a clean environment and is respected by his co-workers. He always has a smile and a kind word for those he sees in the hallways. He is dependable, focused and loves his job.”
ICARE is Parkland’s patient experience service initiative and the acronym stands for the following values; Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Parkland Health Center is part of BJC HealthCare.