‘He was a bully’: RN shares letter to Sheridan hospital board


3 MARLEE:..NEW TONIGHT — TARGET 8 CONTINUES TO EXAMINE OPERATIONS AT SHERIDAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL. 3 LAST WEEK THE BOARD FIRED CEO RANDY FLECHSIG.IT COMES AFTER NEARLY A DOZEN PEOPLE REACHED OUT TO TARGET 8 — WORRIED HIS LEADERSHIP WILL MEAN THE DEMISE OF THE RURAL HOSPITAL. 3 :..BUT AS TARGET 8’S LYNSEY MUKOMEL FOUND — THOSE CONCERNS ARE NOTHING NEW FOR THE COMMUNITY. 3 093143 I HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE SO CANNOT BE INTIMIDATED TO KEEP MY THOUGHTS TO MYSELF MR FLECHSIG HAS TAKEN THIS HOSPITAL DOWN TO A POINT THAT I DON’T THINK WE CAN RECOVER TERESA BAKER SPENT MORE THAN 30 YEARS AS A REGISTERED NURSE AT SHERIDAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL — UNTIL LAST NOVEMBER. SHE SENT A LETTER 3 LAST NOVEMBER. 3 SHE SENT A LETTER TO BOARD MEMBERS AND HR EXPLAINING WHY SHE FELT SHE HAD NO CHOICE BUT TO LEAVE.093122 I AM LEAVING NEARLY A YEAR EARLIER THAN PLANNED IT WAS NOT AN EASY DECISION TO MAKE I CARE ABOUT SHERIDAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL I JUST NO LONGER CARE TO BE PART OF WHAT THIS HOSPITAL HAS BECOME A TOXIC ENVIRONMENT THAT’S DISRESPECTFUL TO ITS EMPLOYEES AND CUTS CORNERS ON PATIENT CARE 091627 WHO OR WHAT DO YOU ATTRIBUTE THOSE PROBLEMS TO? 31 I ATTRIBUTE THOSE PROBLEMS TO RANDY THE HOSPITAL BOARD AND HIS ADMIN TEAMON AUGUST 28TH — THE BOARD FIRED CEO RANDY FLECHSIG. IT COMES AFTER SIGNS THE HOSPITAL IS STRUGGLING — TARGET 8 PREVIOUSLY RECEIVED THIS VIDEO SHOWING HOW LOW SUPPLIES ARE. BUT BAKER — AND OTHERS — SAY THE SIGNS HAVE BEEN áOBVIOUS FOR QUITE SOME TIME. 093824 GET RID OF THE OTHER PEOPLE THAT JUST STOOD BY AND ALLOWED HIM TO DO WHAT HE DID 30 I THINK THEY KNOW WHO THEY ARE SO I’M NOT GOING TO MENTION NAMES BUT THEN THE BOARD NEEDS TO TAKE A GOOD STRONG LOOK AT THEMSELVES AND SAY WHY DID WE SIT BACK? WHY DID WE TAKE THIS LITTLE GEM IN THE COMMUNITY AND ALLOW IT TO GO DOWN TO THIS LEVEL? 004143 HE’S A TYRANT AND HE TRIES TO MANAGE THROUGH INTIMIDATION MANIPULATION AND IF HE CAN’T INTIMIDATE YOU OR MANIPULATE YOU OR IF YOU’RE ON TO HIS MO HES VERY THREATENED BY YOU JONNIE VANDERHOEF IS AN ANESTHIOLOGIST WHO WORKED AT THE HOSPITAL FOR TWO YEARS BEGINNING IN 2013.HE FIRST REACHED OUT TO TARGET 8 EARLIER THIS YEAR AFTER SEEING OUR REPORT ON RICHARD PIAZZA — A MAN FACING FEDERAL CHARGES FOR SWAPING OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS FOR CASH AND OTHER DRUGS.VANDERHOEF WAS ONE OF MANY EMPLOYEES WHO TOLD TARGET 8 PIAZZA’S BAD BEHAVIOR WENT ON IN SHERIDAN AS WELL — BUT WENT IGNORED.005302 THE MAJORITY OF THE EMPLOYEES AT ARE COMMUNITY BASED PATIENT FOCUSED INDIVIDUALS THEY PUT THEIR HEART AND SOUL INTO THEIR JOBS AT THAT HOSPITAL IT’S JUST UNFORTUNATE THEY’VE HAD TO WORK UNDER THE MANAGEMENT THEY’VE HAD TO FOR THE LAST SEVEN YEARS áFADE TOá 093530 I HOPE YOU TAKE THIS LETTER SERIOUSLY AND DO SOMETHING TO PROMOTE CHANGE FOR THE BETTER AND YOU SENT THAT LAST NOVEMBER? YUP DID YOU RECEIVE A RESPONSE? I RECEIVED NO RESPONSE? I DID YOU RECEIVE A RESPONSE? I DID YOU RECEIVE A NOVEMBER? YUP 3 DID YOU RECEIVE A RESPONSE? I RECEIVED NO RESPONSE WHATSOEVER NONE… 3 MARLEE:..YOU CAN READ HER LETTER NOW ON WOODTV DOT COM … JUST CLICK THE TARGET 8 TAB. BEFORE HIS FIRING FLECHSIG TOLD NEWS 8 THE HOSPITALS STRUGGLES WERE NOT DIFFERENT THAN WHAT OTHER RURAL HOSPITALS ARE FACING. LYNSEY REACHED OUT TO THE HOSPITAL AND BOARD PRESIDENT FOR COMMENT — BUT HAS NOT RECEIVED A RESPONSE. 3

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