Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently announced Amanda Douglas, BSN, RN, has been named Service First Champion for the quarter. Amanda, a certified emergency nurse, was nominated by a colleague and is a past recipient of the Service First award.
Service First Champions are individuals who consistently exceed all expectations for the purpose of serving others and are nominated by colleagues, physicians, patients and theirfamily/support persons foroutstanding service.
The colleague wrote, “Amanda is very passionate about her patient care, going above and beyond just routine care in the ED. She is truly a blessing to us at Baptist Union County and to the patients.” The nomination also stated that Amanda is known for checking on her patients after they are discharged from the hospital.
“Amanda’s compassion and empathy for her patients exemplifies what a Service First Champion should be,” said James Grantham, CEO and Administrator. “It is outstanding team members like Amanda who make a real difference at Baptist Union County and in the lives of our patients.”
Baptist Union County offers a variety of services, including adult and pediatric inpatient care, maternity, surgery, a 24-hour emergency department and diagnostics. The hospital also has 3D mammography, TeleHealth services and an eICU. Baptist Union County has an excellent reputation for providing quality care and recently earned an “A” Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group and Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence awards from Healthgrades. Most notably, Baptist Union County became the first hospital in Mississippi to earn five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for the hospital’s quality, outcomes, safety and patient satisfaction. The Chartis Center for Rural Health also recognized the hospital as one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the country.
For more information about Baptist Union County, please call 662-538-7631 or visit unioncounty.baptistonline.org.Baptist Memorial Hospital, New Albany, Service First Award, Union County