NEWARK, NJ -- Hillside.resident, Aida Velez, a teacher at the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC) Child Care Center, was named the medical center's September Employee of the Month. Ms.Velez, who has been an NBIMC employee for well over 40 years, was lauded for her demonstrated leadership in the handling of a health crisis at the Child Care Center in the absence of the director."Ms.Velez is highly dependable, responsible and up to the task on any given day. She's great!," commented Yvonne Barker, director of the Child Care Center at NBIMC.
Established in 1994 for employees, the Child Care Center at Newark
Beth Israel, provides onsite quality and affordable childcare for
children ages two months to five years. Newark Beth Israel Medical
Center, an affiliate of the Saint Barnabas Health Care System,
is a 673-bed regional referral teaching hospital with specialized
programs including heart, kidney and pancreas transplantation,
cardiac surgery, robotic surgery, oncology, and maternal/child
health services. Children's Hospital of New Jersey is the state's
premier hospital caring for children with specialized services
to treat ill and injured children from newborn through adolescent
years, including more than 30 pediatric specialties.
Date: September, 2006
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