Forrest General Announces Winners of We C.A.R.E. Awards and Employee of the Year During Annual Party
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – (December 23, 2014) Forrest General presented its top employee awards during the hospital’s annual Employee Christmas Party on December 12. Awards given included the Employee of the Year, We C.A.R.E. Awards and Service Award recognition for employees who have served 30-plus years at the hospital.
Forrest General is pleased to announce that Robin Strickland, director of Registration, has been selected as the hospital’s Employee of the Year for 2014. Strickland began working at Forrest General in 2001. According to the Registration staff, “Robin’s strong ability to lead is evidenced by the team she has developed. She is amazing to work with, always has a positive spirit and smile on her face and her joy is infectious! Robin is the kind of person that will roll up her sleeves and help with anything that is needed to get the job done. She is loyal to Forrest General and goes above and beyond for the organization and its employees.”
Five Forrest General employees and one physician were honored with We C.A.R.E. Awards for upholding the hospital’s We C.A.R.E. philosophy. The winners were selected based on comments from patients, patients’ family members and co-workers. The winners are: Clinton Hammond, LPN, 3T; Karen McDay, RN, Home Care; Jay Garcia, IS; and Andrea Mann, Medical Social Services. Jody Patterson, M.D., ER, received the We C.A.R.E. Physician Award and the We C.A.R.E. Leadership Award was given to Tammie Hinton, director of Human Resources.