NHCH names employee of the quarter

  • NHCH President Cindy Kamikawa, right, recognizes her employee, Candice Camacho, for a job well done. (COURTESY PHOTO/NHCH)

WAIMEA — Candice Camacho, a medical assistant in North Hawaii Community Hospital’s Cancer Center, has been named the hospital’s employee of the quarter.

Camacho has worked at NHCH for almost 14 years and has experience in a variety of departments including the Medical-Surgical Unit, ICU, ER, Family Birthing and Diabetes Wellness.

She was recognized for her exceptional service to patients.

“Candice is the glue that holds her department together. She goes above and beyond for our patients,” said NHCH President Cindy Kamikawa. “Candice is an amazing team player — she works hard, puts in long hours and always puts patients first.”

Her dedication was celebrated at a hospital ceremony along with fellow nominees Kalani Haina, Tanya Pamjimola and Brant Pelekane-Gentry.