Rochelle, Ill. – Unity Hospice of Western Illinois recently named Dawn Hammer, RN, of Marengo, Ill., 2014 Employee of the Year for excelling in her current role as registered nurse case manager. Area Administrator Carla Humphreys made the announcement.
Prior to joining Unity Hospice, Hammer served as an intensive care unit (ICU) nurse. Joining Unity Hospice nearly three years ago, she now serves hospice patients in the Illinois cities of DeKalb, Rochelle and Chicago’s West Suburbs including Aurora, Elgin and Lombard.
A Western Illinois native, Hammer was born in Watseka, Ill., and has called Marengo, Ill., home for the last nine years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing which paved way to her nursing career in the ICU and, now, hospice care.
About Unity Hospice
Founded in 1992, Unity Hospice is a family owned and operated hospice and palliative care company committed to providing comprehensive care, support and education to people facing life-limiting illness, their loved ones and the community. Unity Hospice offers care of the highest quality by licensed and competent staff in accordance with laws & regulations and accepted standards of practice. With the dedication to make their patients’ days comfortable, Unity Hospice provides an interdisciplinary approach to each individual and family in which they go above and beyond everyday to meet their needs.