In a special reception on Tuesday, July 23, Memorial Hospital CEO Brett Bollmann named Bernie Ernst the Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2019.
Ernst has worked at Memorial Hospital since September 2018. He is currently a full-time environmental services floor tech.
Asked what he likes most about working at Memorial Hospital, he said, "Learning new things and there's a lot of great people that help out when they can.
"I really appreciate being a part of this great team."
In nominating Ernst, his co-workers wrote that he is a very hard worker who takes pride in his work.
"We can call on him anytime and he will always come right away to help," the nomination reads. "He is always kind and polite to staff and patients. He always apologizes for the extra noise that is caused during his working shift and is always considerate of others."
Ernst lives in Chester and in his off hours he enjoys being outside camping, fishing, hiking, and spending time with family.
Ernst received a personal plaque, a cash prize and the parking spot of his choice for the next three months.