Sufferers know her as Wesley Reed, a psychiatric tech at Atrium Well being Carolinas Medical Middle in Charlotte, N.C. However to her colleagues, Reed is a star, winner of the 2020 “Atrium Well being Has Expertise” competitors.
Reed was certainly one of 12 finalists within the current 71-minute digital grand finale, the primary time the occasion wasn’t held in individual.
In all, 86 Atrium workers auditioned for the competition. 5 native judges, together with an actress/singer and two skilled musicians, evaluated the finalists.
Different high contestants had been Tia Jackson, a affected person companies specialist on the Ladies’s Middle for Pelvic Well being, second place; Chara Reese, workforce chief for affected person entry at Navicent Well being, third place and the Individuals’s Selection Award; and Andrea Nielsen, a scientific nurse I at Atrium Well being Carolinas Medical Middle, the Government Council Award.
Reed, 24, who says she was “making music earlier than I might discuss,” gave a soulful rendering of her composition “Over It.”
The grand finale program additionally included a 6-minute video produced by Atrium CEO Gene Woods of him singing and enjoying guitar on his personal bluesy tune “Not Enuff Pleasure,” accompanied by skilled musicians. He mentioned it’s one of many first songs he ever wrote, and launched it by urging his colleagues “to do every little thing in our collective energy to deliver extra pleasure, extra well being, extra hope and extra therapeutic into this world.”