Jackson Hospital recognizes its Employees at Service Awards Banquet


For Immediate Release
Contact:  Rosie Smith
(850) 693-0311

August 15, 2016, Marianna, FL.  Jackson Hospital’s Employee Leadership Council (ELC) hosted an elegant evening Thursday August 11th to recognize the service of employees.  The Hospital is one of the rare organizations with employee longevity and this allows it to enjoy the top 25th percentile in Customer Service per HCACHPs rating system. 


Pictured are the three employees attending the elegant dinner who received recognition for 30 years of service, respectively:  Mrs. Linda Boykin of Patient Access, Mrs. Debbie Jackson of Human Resources, and Mrs. Connie Swearingen, of Maternal/Child Nursing Unit.

 Employees also recognized:

20 Years:  Raul Garcia, Cornelius Hunter, Reena Morales, and Scott Owen

15 Years:  Renee’ Carlisle, Christy Chambliss, Wendy Dudley, Sherry Edmon, Bkines Johnson, Victoria Moses, Kathy Patterson, and Shannon Powell

10 Years:  Nita Adams, Myrtice Bess, Tanadra Bosland, Lance Culbreath, Donna Davis, Keely Elmore, Leah Gilbertson, Kristina Snelgrove, Syrup Sullivan, Crystal Wells, and Patricia Young

5 Years:    Matthew Anderson, Julie Broxton, Nicole Catrett, Robert Davis, Kaye Harbin, Dr. Stacy Harbin, Dr. W. Dennis Harris, Linda Nellums, Ashley Nelson, Susan Roberts, Kelsey Thomas, and Eric Thompson

The Hospital’s Employee Leadership Council consists of staff from different operating departments who as a council arrange a variety of employee activities.  The Council earns monies through Friday Blue Jean Days to fund employee activities such as the Service Awards banquet.

Brooke Donaldson, Associate Administrator/Human Resources, says “Our employees are the face of our services, whether in-patient, out-patient, emergency, or in the affiliated physician practices; we are so proud to set aside a special event to recognize their service.”    She continues, “The Hospital enjoys a very stable workforce of dedicated employees who provide compassionate, quality care to all patients.”

Jackson Hospital thanks these and all employees for providing high-quality, leading-edge healthcare.  Each day Jackson Hospital moves closer to reaching its vision of “being the best community healthcare system in the nation, by fulfilling its mission of providing exceptional healthcare to every patient, every day.”

Jackson hospital is an award-winning facility and is proud of its designation as iVantage’s Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital.  The hospital, one of only 1,043 of more than 3,300 eligible, was recently recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals:  Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for Heart Failure, Pneumonia, Surgical Care, Immunization, and Perinatal Care.  The March of Dimes and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recognize Jackson Hospital as the first hospital in Florida’s panhandle for achieving an early elective delivery rate less than 5%.  The hospital was also recently designated by Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association as a Blue Distinctive Center+ for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care Program.

 While committed to award-winning high quality, and safe patient care, the hospital is forward-thinking in its commitment to new physical facilities with its $17M OR expansion, forthcoming Chipola Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine Center, and Chipola Quick Care.  The hospital, located at 4250 Hospital Drive, Marianna, FL, has 32 physicians on its active Medial Staff.  For information on hospital services, visit www.jacksonhosp.com.  For physician referral, please call Rachel Toliver at (850) 718-2629.


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