Archive for March, 2011

St. Rose Celebrates its Employees

St. Rose Dominican Hospitals annually celebrates and awards its long-term employees for years of service as well as the employees who have shown exceptional dedication and accomplishments. This year, nearly 450 employees celebrated from five to 30 years of service to St. Rose Dominican Hospitals, and twelve employees received awards for outstanding work:

3 employees celebrated 30 years of service 

1 employees celebrated 25 years of service 

7 employees celebrated 20 years of service 

18 employees celebrated 15 years of service 

218 employees celebrated 10 years of service 

199 employees celebrated 5 years of service

“Our employees are our most important resource,” said Rod Davis, president/CEO of St. Rose Dominican Hospitals. “St. Rose has provided high quality, compassionate care in the Las Vegas valley for more than 60 years. This wouldn’t have been possible without an extraordinary commitment from – and to – our nearly 3,300 employees. The fact that we have more than 400 employees who celebrated anniversary milestones with us in 2010 confirms that the St. Rose hospital system truly appreciates its employees.”

In addition to recognizing employees for length of service, annual awards were presented as follows:

Rose de Lima Campus:

Employee of the Year – Elsa Gonzales 

Nurse of the Year – Sheryl Grieder 

Leader of the Year – Terry Miles 

Values in Action – Rony Cortez

Siena Campus:

Employee of the Year – Debra Hunt 

Nurse of the Year – Marie Cookson 

Leader of the Year – Mario Monte 

Values in Action – John Siciliano

San Martín Campus:

Employee of the Year – Carolyn Hamilton 

Nurse of the Year – Lisette Vazquez 

Leader of the Year – Kim Dokken 

Values in Action – Elizabeth Gonzales


Wound Healing Anniversary

St. Rose Dominican Hospitals’ San Martín Would Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine Celebrates its two year anniversary today.

On March 11, 2009 the San Martín Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine Center opened and treated their first wound care patient.

Two years later, we have treated more 335 patients!

Happy Anniversary and many more to come in helping patients heal!

St. Rose Dominican Hospitals – Rose de Lima Campus
Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center
106 East Lake Mead Parkway, Suite 107
Henderson, Nevada

St. Rose Dominican Hospitals – San Martín Campus
Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center
8285 West Arby Avenue, Suite 145
Las Vegas, Nevada

Parkinson Disease 101

The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center and St. Rose Dominican Hospitals  offer free education seminar for people with PD and their families

The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute/St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, a Catholic Healthcare West hospital, in collaboration with St Rose Dominican Hospitals will be presenting Parkinson Disease 101, a seminar for people with Parkinson Disease and their families.

This two-part program will be held Thursday March 3 and Friday March 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the St Rose Dominican Hospitals–San Martín Campus located at 8280 West Warm Springs Road, Las Vegas.

The purpose of PD 101 is to offer valuable information to people with PD and their families that will allow them to understand and manage their disease on a day-to-day basis. The seminar will cover what happens in the brain of people with PD, symptoms, treatment including medication, surgery and therapies, what an exercise program should include, nutrition, sleep disturbances, care giving, how to talk to your doctor and many other topics.

Participants will receive a resource manual that includes a copy of the presentations as well as background educational material on topics covered in the seminar.


Margaret Anne Coles, program manager of the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the most comprehensive Parkinson’s treatment center in the world, explained, “the main goal of PD 101 is to educate people with PD and their families by providing them with information that will help improve their quality of life.”

There is no charge to attend the seminar, but pre-registration is required to guarantee a place. 
Please register by calling 702.616.4900.

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