Award Winners Named during Forrest General’s Annual Employee Christmas Party!
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Award Winners Named during Forrest General’s Annual Employee Christmas Party! - Forrest Health Forrest General’s top employee, leadership and physician awards were presented on December 13 at the hospital’s annual Employee Christmas Party.
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    Published on December 13, 2019

    Award Winners Named during Forrest General’s Annual Employee Christmas Party!

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – (December 13, 2019) Forrest General’s top employee, leadership and physician awards were presented on December 13 at the hospital’s annual Employee Christmas Party.

    Employees recognized during the event included Forrest General’s We C.A.R.E. Award recipients, honored for upholding the hospital’s We C.A.R.E. values; Service Award recipients, who were recognized for years of service to the organization; and the 2019 Employee of the Year, Shirley Carter.

    Also honored were the three winners of the 14th Annual Philip Rogers Quality Award. The award is named for Dr. Philip Rogers, a nephrologist with Hattiesburg Clinic, who dedicated 32 years of his life to serving the people of South Mississippi as a physician, mentor and humanitarian. Dr. Rogers, Forrest General’s first nephrologist, was known as a kind-hearted, brilliant physician and great medical staff leader, and was greatly admired and respected for his commitment to his patients and the medical field. Three recipients, each influential and important members of Hattiesburg’s medical community, were announced during the presentation and honored for their roles as an innovator, leader or mentor.

    The following is a list of those Forrest General staff members and physicians who were honored as winners during the celebration:

    Employee of the Year

    • Shirley Carter, Family Medicine Residency Clinic/Employee Health Services

    We C.A.R.E. Awards

    • Tina Bolton, dietetic aide, Food and Nutrition
    • Samantha Clark, PharmD, Pharmacy
    • Patricia Clinton, RN, ESN, CMSRN, Wound Care
    • Teresa Dueitt, ACNP, Palliative and Supportive Care

    We C.A.R.E. Physician Award

    •  Andrew Queler, MD, hospitalist

    We C.A.R.E. Leadership Award

    • Shane Brooks, RTR, cardiovascular clinical analyst, Cardiac Catheterization Lab

    Philip Rogers Award Winners

    • Leadership: Michael Stonnington, MD, The Orthopedic Institute
    • Innovator: Steven Stogner, MD, Forrest General Hospital
    • Mentor: Pauline McGee, RN, BSN, patient care manager, Forrest General Hospital

    Service Awards (30 Years)

    • Kim Breakfield, RN, NICU
    • April Brewer, Food Services Café Supervisor, FGH Food and Nutrition Services
    • Eddie Burton, Patient Care Coordinator, 8T Hospice Care Services
    • Jacqueline Clanton, Certified Nursing Assistant, Home Health
    • Russell Dykes, Administrative Secretary, Administration
    • Marlene Harris, Office Manager, Marketing and Communications
    • Jimmy James, RN, Cath Lab         
    • Rachel Jones, RN, 2T – Telemetry
    • Pamela Knight- Certified Nursing Assistant, Hospice- Home Health
    • Rebecca Payne, RN Coder, Health Information Management
    • Tammy Sellers, EPIC Analyst, EPIC
    • Felicia Smith, Decision Support Analyst, Administration
    • Jerry Styron, Respiratory Therapist RRT NPS, Respiratory Therapy
    • Eula Wilson, Senior OR Tech, Surgical Services
    • Charon Windham, Specialty Coordinator, Surgical Services

     

    Service Awards (35 Years)

    • Vance Green, Vice President, Operations Support
    • Cassandra Stribling, RN Coder, Health Information Management
    • Elizabeth Yates, Senior OR Tech, Surgical Services

     

    Service Awards (40 Years)

    • Bonnie Crosby, Unit Secretary, 8T-Hospice Care Services
    • Sonia McCardle, EPIC Manager, EPIC
    • Pauline McGee, Patient Care Manager, 8T – Hospice Care Services
    • Ora McLemore, Clinical Assistant, Admissions Office

    For more information on Forrest General and its available services, visit forrestgeneral.com.

    CAPTION: Pictured: Employee of the Year, Shirley Carter

    Contact:

    Michelle Leslie
    Marketing Director

    Marketing and Communications Department

    601-288-1300

    mleslie@forrestgeneral.com


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