Farewell to Sr Aileen Mathias, Chief Nursing Officer
A farewell felicitation function was organized on Tuesday, 30th August 2016 at 4.00pm in the Academy Hall to thank Sr Aileen Mathias, the Chief Nursing Officer of Father Muller Medical College Hospital for her long-standing service in various capacities for over 27 years.
Rev. Fr Richard Coelho, Administrator of the Hospital welcomed the gathering. In his welcome address he appreciated Sr Aileen for her dedicated and meritorious services to the Hospital as well as welcomed the new CNO, Sr Janet D’Souza and wished her well. In the Presidential message the Director, Rev Fr Patrick Rodrigues, placed on record the exemplary services of Sr Aileen to this Institution for the past 27 years also stating that she was an asset to the Institution. He also mentioned that she has been instrumental in preparing the Nursing Manual which has been appreciated by all the Hospitals in and around Karnataka. The Director congratulated her on her many achievements and wished her well in her future assignments.
Mrs Mary Lasrado, Nursing Superintendent read the Citation in appreciation of Sr Aileen Mathias which was followed by the Honouring ceremony by the Management. This was followed by farewell songs and a short video on Sr Aileen.
Sr Aileen thanked the Management for giving her the opportunity to serve in this Institution for many years. She also thanked all the Staff with whom she worked for helping her to serve the Institution with dedication.
The programme came to a close with Dr Uday Kumar, Medical Superintendent proposing the vote of thanks and thanking the Management and all present for gracing the occasion.
In honour of
Rev Sr Aileen mathias
The hallmark and brand name of an Institution among other factors, depends on the individuals who have served the Institution. That too not with the number of years one has worked but the commitment, involvement and innovation with which one has worked. Sr Aileen Mathias, the Chief Nursing Officer, is a person who has made an exceptional mark in all these areas. In these 27 years of protracted service in this Institution, she is leaving behind indelible & memorable footprints of her unstinted contribution to the Institution.
Sr Aileen Mathias was born to Late Mr. Augustin Leo Mathias and Mrs Mary Mathias on 16.06.1961 at Mukamar in Belman. After her primary and high school studies, she joined the Congregation of Sisters of Charity on 06.09.1981. Academically she had pursued GNM Course in Father Muller School of Nursing in 1989 with 3rd rank, PB B.Sc. Nursing in 1998 with distinction and M.Sc. Nursing in 2003. Her other scholastic pursuits include a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Development at Roshni Nilaya as well as Management Technique and Clinical Updates for Nursing Administrators at Indian Society of Health Administrators at Bangalore. As a professional she has worked in various capacities in Father Muller Charitable Institutions such as Ward Incharge, Operation Theatre Incharge and Staff Nurse Incharge of Rural Health Centre, Badyar. She was promoted as Professor in Father Muller College of Nursing and as Chief Nursing Officer in the year 2012. She has bagged numerous awards and has quite a few accolades to her credit over the past years of her career. She is a much sought after Resource person and is the member of many professional organizations. She has authored a book named “Father Muller Manual of Nursing Procedures” in 2010 which was revised in 2013. This book was well accepted & acknowledged by her peers and was published by Emmess Medical Publishers, Bangalore as a state-of-the-art manual on Nursing Procedures. She has organized and attended numerous workshops and conferences and has been the resource person for National and Regional conferences and conducted several In-service nursing education programs for staff and students in Father Muller Medical College Hospital. As a Professor in Father Muller College of Nursing she has zealously guided PG students in their research work. She is an active member of Karnataka State Nursing Council and has made astute and perceptive contribution in various Committees where she was a member.
To sum up Sr Aileen has 27 years of rich and fruitful experience in Father Muller Charitable Institutions and dedicatedly served Father Muller Medical College Hospital as Nursing Superintendent and Chief Nursing Officer for the Past 12 years. She deserves words of appreciation for her meritorious & commendable contribution in raising Father Muller Medical College Hospital to greater heights. Quality patient care was the sole motto of her service which she epitomized with the staff that she interacted with including her band of dedicated nursing professionals. She is an exemplary role model for all the nursing fraternity- a leader with exceptional academic and professional skills.
As she is laying down her office on 31st August 2016, and leaving the portals of this great Institution the Management, Staff and Students wish her well and a fruitful ministry in her new assignment with good health and well being. God bless Sr Aileen.
“Good Luck dear Sister,
we hope you flourish
And get a life you truly cherish
May success & prosperity come your way
And life take lovely turns as we say
Good luck to you in every endeavor
May you see the best ever……………..”
With grateful hearts,
Date: 30.08.2016 FMCI.