Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Education Specialist Bryan Krantz of Brainerd was recognized this week as an “I Care” Ambassador for the care and compassion he provides to employees and others.
A member of CRMC’s staff the past seven years, Krantz is being distinguished for always being willing to help others and the organization with his support.
One of his nominators stated, “Bryan shows his pride and engagement in CRMC and the work he does every day. He is committed to his work in EMS Education and always puts his best foot forward. He mentors all instructors, from the least to the most experienced and helps guide them with any questions they may have. Bryan comes in on days he planned off to help ensure consistency and quality work for the EMS Education department.” Another nominator said, “Bryan sets a high bar for all of us to follow. Bryan displays in his actions what CRMC is all about, Quality and Safety, Service, Innovation and Stewardship.”
A graduate of Valencia College in Orlando, Fla., Krantz holds an Associate of Science degree in nursing and certification as a paramedic and emergency medical technician. Previously he worked as a Registered Nurse, EMT, paramedic and dispatcher in Florida. He studied theatre arts for several years and also held positions as a special effects technician and lead man in Orlando and Hollywood, Calif.
CRMC’s “I Care” Award was established in 2013 to recognize employees who consistently provide compassionate care, a personal touch, and true caring. Those selected have demonstrated excellence in CRMC’s values of ICARE: inspiring, community involvement, approachable, relationships, and excellence. Other recipients were Receptionist Teddi Miehlke of Deerwood, Pre-op Education Nurse Joyce Gindorff of Crosby, Receptionist Judy Oestreich of Garrison, Facilities Engineer Jared Monson of Deerwood, Business Office Lead Pat Glenz of Crosby, Human Resources Generalist Jody Rau of Crosslake and Education Specialist Jodi Bedard of Merrifield.