The Bottom Line
Sunday, June 28, 2015

Housing authority honors Rothmund

The Key West Housing Authority honored Raymond Rothmund as Employee of the Second Quarter at its June board meeting. 

Rothmund has been a protective service aide at the Senior Citizen Plaza since 2009, and joined the agency seven years prior to that.

Rothmund is known as the “go-to” guy at the plaza and for his kindness toward others, dependability and loyalty.

Hospital welcomes Coll, Kasperski

Tammy Coll has joined the leadership team at Lower Keys Medical Center to help manage its employed physician practice group, Keys Medical Group. She brings more than 20 years of clinical office management experience and was previously the assistant director and then interim physician practice director at Keys Medical Group.

Coll was born and raised in Key West. She attended Key West High School and then moved to Georgia with her family. Before returning to Key West in 2010, she was employed as a senior community relations director and then general manager for Carestone Assisted Living in Jonesboro, Georgia.

As director of physician practices, she will monitor clinic operations and patient flow, handle contracts, credentialing, recruitment/staffing of clinic employees and physicians, training and compliance of policies and procedures for clinic employees and physicians.

Michael Kasperski also has joined the hospital as director of clinical education. He has lived in Key West for 19 months and was the director of nursing at Monroe County Detention Center, for Armor Correctional Health Services. Kasperski is originally from Memphis, Michigan and most recently from Phoenix, Arizona, where he held various positions for Banner Health.

He has 29 years of experience, originally as an emergency room nurse in Port Huron and Detroit, Michigan. 

Education is Kasperski’s passion. As director of clinical education at LKMC, he will assist with standardization of equipment, streamlining of processes, and facilitation of education to transition LKMC to the system standards of Community Health Systems, the hospital’s parent company.