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Local Nurse Receives Award of Excellence from State-Wide Association

October 26, 2018

Sasha Ketron wins award.

Sasha Ketron, director of nursing at West Tennessee Transitional Care (WTTC) in Jackson, Tennessee was awarded the Directors of Nursing Association (DONA) Member of the Year award at the August 2018 convention of the Tennessee Health Care Association (THCA). The recognition was one of 10 annual Awards of Excellence given to pay tribute to employees in long-term care facilities across the state.

“We were thrilled that Sasha has been recognized for her excellent leadership qualities, clinical knowledge and professionalism,” said Justin Broadway, facility administrator at WTTC. “She is an exceptional role model and always adheres to the highest standards.”

Ketron has been the director of nursing at WTTC since 2014. In that role, she is known for wholeheartedly taking on any challenge that comes her way, Broadway said. Ketron’s success can be traced to her commitment to patient care, safety, satisfaction, and spiritual well-being, he added.

“Working with people like Sasha is a great privilege,” said Erik Hatten, COO of American Health Companies (AHC), which operates Westwood and 28 other skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Tennessee. “We are proud to join THCA in recognizing her outstanding performance and commitment to caring for others.”

About West Tennessee Transitional Care

West Tennessee Transitional Care is a comprehensive short-stay rehabilitation center in Jackson, Tennessee. The 68-bed facility has a 5-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the highest rating possible. In addition to residential care, the center has a state-of-the-art therapy gym where therapists can provide outpatient services to those needing physical, occupational or speech therapy.

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