Q&A: Annette Gabonay Guzman, April – June 2014 Leader
Your name, title and department. How long have you worked here?
Annette Gabonay Guzman, manager of Therapy Department at Texas Children’s Health Centers – Sugar Land. I have been the manager for seven years and have been a Texas Children’s Hospital employee for nine years.
What month are you Super Star for?
Tell us how you found out you won a Super Star award.
I walked into a “Health Center concerns” meeting only to find out that it was a surprise meeting for me to let me know that I was awarded Super Star Leader.
What does it mean to be recognized for the hard work you do?
I feel appreciated and valued for the work that I do. It is a great honor to be recognized for it by my peers.
What do you think makes someone at Texas Children’s a super star?
I think that being able to guide, inspire and encourage others to grow and learn and having the ability to set an example and be followed makes someone at Texas Children’s a Super Star Leader.
What is your motivation for going above and beyond every day at work?
The patients and their families are my motivation for going above and beyond every day at work. I want to provide excellent customer service, and I strive for the Therapy Department to provide the best care possible.
What is the best thing about working at Texas Children’s?
The best thing about working at Texas Children’s is working with my team of employees in the Therapy Department. They work very hard, have great collaboration and make work fun for the team and for all of the patients.
Anything else you want to share?
I am very thankful and humbled to have been given the Super Star Leader award, and I greatly appreciate it.