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Rita Wells Named ALMH January Employee of the Month


Rita Wells of Lincoln has been named the January Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. Rita works as an Accounting/Payroll Technologist in the Accounting Department.

“Rita makes ALMH a Great Place to Work by her attitude, cooperation, and willingness to go the extra mile.  She is always ready to assist with solving problems and providing needed information.  Regardless of the nature and complexity of the issue, she always makes you feel like you are the most important task at hand and is focused on your answer.  She is always friendly, helpful, empathetic, and professional.  She makes many other peoples jobs easier because she does hers so well,” said co-worker Les Richert who nominated Wells for the honor.

Wells was born in Hopedale, IL but has lived in Lincoln for 10 years and has been employed by Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital for 18 years. She enjoys her work at ALMH because of her co-workers.

“I think ALMH has the best group of people. They are fun to work with and they all truly care about their jobs and the people they serve. I couldn’t find a nicer place to work,” said Wells.

She also enjoys the variety she sees in her accounting work. “Every day brings something new. There is always a project going on that has a deadline. I enjoy the fast pace and busy work environment,” said Wells.

ALMH is a 25-bed critical access hospital located at 200 Stahlhut Drive in Lincoln, Illinois and is an affiliate of Memorial Health System. ALMH employs 315 in a variety of roles. For more information about ALMH, visit