Mount Nittany Health Celebrates January 2024 Employee of the Month, Kristina Sanders, CNA

State College, Pa. –  Kristina Sanders, CNA, Progressive Care Unit, is a much valued part of the Mount Nittany Health family. Her colleagues describe her as a very hard worker and a true asset to the patients she serves.

Kristina epitomizes all of Mount Nittany Health’s values of caring, excellence, integrity, respect, teamwork, and stewardship. For the Employee of the Month Honor, she is being recognized for her caring demeanor; always being kind, compassionate, and thoughtful to everyone.

Her nominator said, “Kristina is an absolute MVP when it comes to all areas of her job responsibilities and beyond. She is highly dependable and accountable, and she always demonstrates excellent time management skills. Her demeanor is always professional and kind, and her compassion shines through in a very authentic way. Kristina remains calm and collected during very busy and stressful times. Her communication ensures accurate and safe patient care. It is always a delight to see that she will be the CNA on my unit during my shift.”

Kristina is from State College and has served the community as part of Mount Nittany Health’s team for four years. She was honored to be named Employee of the Month.

I would not have been nominated without the constant support and encouragement from those who work in my unit,” said Kristina. “Each staff member plays an important role, and works together to serve the patients and community. I truly feel that I perform my best because of my incredible team. I am so appreciative of the many wonderful nurses and nursing assistants I have worked with over the past four years. Their leadership and friendship will have a lasting impact on me.”

When Kristina isn’t busy serving the community, she enjoys reading and journaling. She also loves spending time with her sweet cat, Cricket.

With 2,400 amazing employees, serving 19 locations throughout the Centre region, being selected as Employee of the Month is an incredible honor!  Kristina, thank you for all you do, and for contributing to our mission of “Healthier people, stronger community.”