Tyler resident Lucretia Howard, a certified nurse aide at The Heights of Tyler, has been named the Texas Health Care Association’s Certified Nurse Aide of the Year for Region 4, according to a news release.
Howard has worked as a certified nurse aide for 24 years. Howard was nominated by her co-workers and selected by a panel of long term care clinicians from across Texas.
Howard’s co-workers describe her as exemplifying the ideals of person-centered care. She is always smiling and with a positive attitude. Residents at The Heights lovingly call her Cricket. She is always eager to learn and strives for perfection every day. She’s conscientious, energetic and charming and has earned the trust, love and respect of those she serves, as well as those she works with.
Howard was recently recognized as one of 10 Certified Nurse Aides of the Year representing geographic regions in the state during the Texas Health Care Association’s Annual Convention and Trade Show in Houston.