Great River Health System Leader Receives Patriot Award

Great River Health Director of Rehabilitation Services Jeffrey Taeger has recently received a Patriot Award for his efforts in supporting an employee who serves in the Army Reserve. The award was given by the Iowa chapter of Employee Support of the Guard and Reserve.

Taeger was nominated by Maj. Craig Murphy, a Great River Health physical therapist. Murphy participated in the presentation through an app his wife, Esther, center, and family use to communicate.

Patriot Awards are given to supervisors for their support of employees’ service in the National Guard or Reserve through measures including flexible schedules, time off before and after deployment, caring for families and granting leaves of absence, if needed.