Mike Bodkin, RN, is the 2019 recipient of Calais Regional Hospital’s highest honor, the CCH Excellence Award. Co-workers nominate individuals for this prestigious award given to an individual who exemplifies teamwork, respect for people, service to others, outstanding customer service & dedication to quality.
Mike’s peers speak highly of his skill set and ability to interact with patients and staff alike. He does not wait to be asked to help, he actively asks if anyone needs help and jumps in to provide it. He treats everyone with dignity and respect and is empathetic and sympathetic to patients and coworkers. Patients ask for Mike by name; they remember him for his friendly, competent, professional care. He epitomizes the care that CCH wants to be known for. Mike serves on the Peri-Op committee at CCH and outside of work volunteers at his church.
Mike began his career at Calais Community Hospital in 1990 after an honorable discharge from the military. He initially worked as a registered nurse in the ICU and eventually transitioned to Nursing Supervisor in 1992. He moved to the Department of Surgery in 1997 and is currently serving as its Assistant Director. His most recent accomplishment is obtaining his First Surgical Assist credentials and CCH is looking forward to having Mike’s additional skill set in our operating room.
Mike is married to Shelly Bodkin, who is also a long time employee of CCH, and they live in Robbinston.