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OT Student Named Employee of the Month

Nathan Smith, a student in the School of Occupational Therapy’s Weekend Master’s of Science Program, has been named Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital’s Employee of the Month. Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital is located in Somerset, Ky., and is owned by LifePoint Hospitals. Smith, a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, works with patients on the Special Care Unit. Candidates for employee of the month are nominated by the hospital’s employees, physicians, patients and family members of patients and are selected on criteria based on exceptional performance in the folowing areas: attitude, customer/patient focus, professionalism, communication, sense of ownership and collaboration.