OLEAN, NY – Kim Murphey, administrative secretary for nursing and administration, received Olean General Hospital’s October Star Award.

Murphey started at OGH in 2014 as a secretary in the nursing office. Since then, she has worked in administration and supported numerous departments.

Most recently, she has begun supporting and coordinating day-to-day needs in the care management department.

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“She has a great rapport with hospital staff and outside agencies," Melody Stuckey, OGH's director of patient care services and quality, said. "Kim is a multitasker, who helps out whomever and wherever she is needed."

Stuckey continued, "She displays great teamwork and can often be seen volunteering her time not only at hospital events, supporting OGH in a positive manner, but out in the community volunteering for different events and causes.” 

The Star Award is presented month­ly to an employee who demonstrates outstanding performance and inspires the same in others. Nominations are made by patients or coworkers for exceptional customer satisfaction, continuous performance improvement, teamwork, communication, ownership/account­ability and excellence. 

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