LINCOLN – Christopher Monkman of Clinton, Illinois has been named the May Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Monkman has worked at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for six years.
Monkman earned an associate of science degree from Heartland Community College and a bachelor of health science degree from Northern Illinois University. He has training and certifications to work multiple medical imaging modalities. Radiologic technologists are required to have a two year education program consisting of both classroom and clinical work.
In his current role as a radiologist technologist, Monkman performs diagnostic imaging examinations. A typical day can include imaging a patient in the emergency room, general x-rays, computed tomography (CT) scans, bone density exams, and interoperative imaging during surgery.
Monkman enjoys his position at the hospital and has great appreciation for the staff working well together.
“We work well together, care for each other, and care deeply for our patients. That is what makes ALMH a great place to work. I’m proud to call it home,” said Monkman.
Monkman was recognized as a true example of a team player. His anonymous nominator also stated that he is patient, kind, and considerate to his patients even when he is working alone is very busy.