Employee of the Month

Justin Newsome

December

Justin Newsome, Licensed Practical Nurse for the Missouri Veterans Home - St. Louis, was selected as the December 2014 Missouri Veterans Commission Employee of the Month.

Justin was nominated by his peers and selected because of the great attitude he displays and the willingness to go above and beyond to help his co-workers and the Veterans he cares for.

Justin cares for our Veterans in a respectful manner and provides them with the dignity they deserve. He comes to work every day with a smile and in a positive mood. He is dependable, completing tasks asked of him in a timely manner.

If he observes something needing to be done, Justin will do the task without being asked or with question. If a Veteran makes a request of him, he will immediately respond to their request. Justin helps the CNAs on the care neighborhood when asked, so Veterans can experience timely care. If anyone expresses concern regarding a Veteran's wellbeing, either care or medically, Justin will immediately respond to the situation.

Justin makes it his priority every day to ensure the Veterans receive the best care possible. He does this in a manner that is respectful to the Veteran and other staff members, as well as provides the Veterans with the dignity they deserve.

While employed with the Missouri Veterans Commission Justin has day after day exemplified true dedication to the Commission's Mission Statement of honoring and serving our Veterans. He is a true role model for all Commission staff.

Justin will be honored December 16, 2014 at the Missouri Veterans Home – St. Louis, in St. Louis, Missouri.

Congratulations Justin!

The Missouri Veterans Commission has established the Employee of the Month Program to recognize employees within the Missouri Veterans Commission for outstanding service. If you would like to recognize a fellow co-worker for their outstanding service, please refer to your program’s policy manual for nomination procedures.