March 6, 2017 -
PORT ANGELES – Olympic Medical Center CEO Eric Lewis presented a leadership award to Ken Berkes, director of Olympic Medical Cancer Center and of rehabilitation services, during a Feb-ruary department management meeting.
According to Lewis, "Ken Berkes is a seasoned leader who is passionate about providing great patient care at OMC.”
Berkes began working at Olympic Medical Center in 1996 as the director of physical therapy.
"Ken’s innovative style, energetic management and dedication to building teams are strong assets for this organization,” said Lewis.
Berkes also plays a critical role in OMC’s relationship with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and maintains the American College of Surgeons accreditation for the Cancer Center.
Olympic Medical Center (Clallam County Public Hospital District No. 2) is a comprehensive, award-winning health care provider for more than 70,000 residents of Clallam County. It has served the community since its establishment on Nov. 1, 1951, and is governed by a seven-member, publicly elected board. Olympic Medical is a sole community hospital and rural referral center, and a charter member of both the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (2003) and the Swedish Health Network (2011). Olympic Medical provides inpatient services at its 67-bed acute-care facility in Port Angeles, including a level-three trauma designated emergency department, surgical services, and labor and delivery. OMC’s outpatient services include cardiac, imaging, physical therapy and rehabilitation, laboratory, sleep medicine, surgical services, home health, physician clinics and comprehensive regional cancer care at locations in Port Angeles and Sequim.