Nanticoke Health Services Celebrates National Volunteer Week

April 12, 2013

Nanticoke Health Services joins communities across the nation in celebrating National Volunteer Week, April 21 – April 27, 2013.  According to Jean Baldwin, Director of Volunteer Services, “Nanticoke Health Services will show their appreciation to the hundreds of community members who actively volunteer their time and talents and spread their kindness to the patients, visitors, and staff of Nanticoke Health Services each and every day.”

The highlight of Volunteer Week will be the Volunteer Appreciation and Recognition Banquet on April 25th at 5:00 p.m. held at the Heritage Shores Club in Bridgeville where many of Nanticoke’s volunteers will be recognized for their dedication and commitment. The theme for this year is Hats Off To: Nanticoke Health Services Volunteers.  The extremely dedicated volunteers of Nanticoke Health Services gave over 34,000 hours of service during 2012.

To learn more about becoming a Nanticoke Health Services volunteer, call 302-629-6611, extension 2475.

Nanticoke Health Services features an award winning, full-service community hospital. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital is ranked number one in Delaware and among America’s Best 100 Hospitals for Critical Care for 2012 and 2013, among the top 5% in the nation for Emergency Medicine for 2012 by HealthGrades, Inc. Nanticoke has been named one of the Best 100 Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review for the second year in a row. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital holds a Level III trauma status and includes an expanding interventional cardiology program. Nanticoke is nationally accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and is a Gold Plus Award performer according to the American Heart/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®. Nanticoke’s medical staff includes over 120 active and community affiliate physicians practicing in 40 different specialties.