MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Katie Crawford Lutman, R.N., I.C.U., was recently named WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center’s Quality Service Award winner for January 2017.

Each month, the Center’s Service Award Committee selects an employee to receive the Quality Service Award. Lutman was nominated by colleagues who stated,” As one of our critical care nurse exemplars, many within our organization often seek Katie’s advice to solve a multitude of problems.  Her commitment to excellence was recently demonstrated when she went to the ED to assist with a challenging patient at a time of crisis. Her role as a leader, educator, and mentor is irreplaceable and a great asset to the ICU and our organization.”

Criteria for selection as a Quality Service Award recipient includes: demonstrating a consistently high level of productivity and quality of work along with a high degree of initiative in performing work responsibilities; displaying exceptional dependability; exhibiting effective relationships with others; displaying a commitment to service and serving the Berkeley Medical Center community; and meeting the criteria for the University Healthcare mission, vision, and values.   

Nomination forms for the Quality Service Award are available at locations throughout the Berkeley Medical Center campus. Anyone who witnesses an employee displaying outstanding service is encouraged to complete and submit a nomination form.

Photo caption: WVU Medicine Berkeley Medical Center’s January Quality Service Award winner is pictured receiving her award. Left to right: Karen Pezzanite, ICU nursing director; Anthony P.  Zelenka, president/chief executive officer; January QSA Winner Katie Crawford Lutman; and Samantha Richards, vice president/chief nursing officer.

For more information: Teresa E. McCabe. University Healthcare Vice President of Marketing and Development, 304-264-1223