Seanna Firanek, an X-ray technician and picture archiving communications system administrator, is the September Ambassador of the Month for Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City.
The award has been presented by the hospital’s Social and Recognition Committee since 1988 and recognizes employees who exhibit the mission and values of Franciscan Alliance – compassion for those in need, respect for life and the dignity of mankind, wellness and prevention of illness, restoration to health and acceptance of death as the final step toward wholeness. Recipients also have demonstrated courtesy, the proper attitude and enthusiasm for their work.
Firanek, of LaPorte, who is married and has two children, has been with the hospital for 14 years.
She was nominated by coworkers, who said Firanek “is always helpful to everyone, goes above and beyond her job duties and is an asset to our organization.”
Firanek said she was “honored and grateful to be part of the St. Anthony family,” adding, “Diagnostic imaging is a wonderful department to work in and everyone is like a close-knit family. I love my job and feel blessed to be part of our organization.”
When she’s not working, Firanek enjoys hiking, walking, reading and going to the beach.
In recognition of the honor, Firanek, as are all Ambassador recipients, was honored with a special billboard display for the month, a privileged parking spot, an Ambassador badge holder, a photo on the Ambassador of the Month wall that displays the previous 12 months’ winners, $150 cash and an invitation to the annual Service Awards and Recognition Banquet.