Canton Resident, Saidi Eckert, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton Resident, Saidi Eckert, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Posted on: April 9, 2013

Canton, OH – Congratulations to Canton resident, Saidi Eckert, nurse assistant on Mercy Medical Center’s Medical/Telemetry unit, for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for February 2013. The Star Performer program is the hospital’s employee recognition and rewards program. Hospital employees, volunteers and staff are nominated each month for demonstrating outstanding performance, being a team player, going “above and beyond”, being creative and innovative and championing service excellence.

Eckert was nominated by patients and co-workers who appreciated her compassion and her ability to put others’ needs before her own. Her many nominations stated that she is a great example of someone living the mission of Mercy Medical Center in both her work performance as well as her personal life. According to her co-workers, Eckert always has a smile on her face and is eager to reach out a helping hand to anyone in need. Eckert has been an employee at Mercy since 1968 and was presented with her award by Mercy President & CEO, Thomas E. Cecconi.

Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carroll County, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see or visit

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