Sue Curry, a cardiovascular technician, was named HSHS St. John’s Hospital Colleague of the Year today at the hospital’s annual colleague of the year luncheon. Sue was selected from the 2019 colleagues of the month.

Sue was the 2019 August Colleague of the Month. She was nominated by her peers for this honor. “Sue comes to work every day with a smile on her face. She greets everyone she meets and makes everyone feel like they are special. Patients, families and colleagues absolutely love her. Whenever we need coverage, she’s always willing to pick up a shift or work different hours,” read her nominations.

“St. John’s Hospital applauds Sue Curry for living the mission of the hospital daily. She demonstrates our core values of respect, care, competence and joy. It is colleagues like her that make St. John’s a great place to work and receive care. St. John’s cares and so does Sue,” said E.J. Kuiper, president and CEO, HSHS St. John’s Hospital.

HSHS St. John’s Hospital employs more than 3000 colleagues.
Sue’s fellow colleagues of the month were:
• January - Robert Spain, administrative assistant, security
• February - Tisa Andruskevitch, credentialing specialist, medical staff
• March - Katie Impson, programs and events, CMN
• April - Donnie Rhoades, special procedure tech II, radiology
• May - Bob Woodrum, inventory technician, supply distribution
• June - Patti Quarton, environmental specialist, rehab
• July - Teagan Robinson, RN, ICU
• September - Molly Rearden, RN, women and infants center
• October - Paul Kotcher, security officer
• November - Phillip Broccardo, RN, NICU
• December - Larry Hanson, minister, spiritual care
About HSHS St. John’s Hospital
HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Illinois is a regional medical center offering a comprehensive array of health care services to central and southern Illinois. Founded in 1875, St. John’s is the flagship hospital of Hospital Sisters Health System and is home to the Prairie Heart Institute, St. John’s Children’s Hospital, St. John’s Women’s Services, St. John’s Neurosciences Institute, St. John’s Cancer Center, orthopedic services and AthletiCare. St. John’s now has one of the most advanced surgery centers in the nation and a renovated patient tower. St. John’s is designated as a level I trauma center, has its own college of nursing and is a teaching hospital for the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. For more information about St. John’s Hospital, visit
About Hospital Sisters Health System
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high-quality Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 local systems and physician practices in Illinois (Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, O’Fallon, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan and two in Green Bay). HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit

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