Jackson Hospital announces May Employee of Month

Monroe Rhynes, Director of Environmental Services, Cornelius Battles, May Employee of the Month and Jim Platt, CEO

Jackson Hospital congratulates Cornelius Battles, Environmental Services team member, as the May Employee of the Month. Cornelius is a vital part of the Environmental Service team and has been a loyal employee of Jackson Hospital for over 11 years.

The award luncheon held May 26 recognized all employees nominated for Employee of the Month. Hospital CEO, Jim Platt, expressed thanks on behalf of the Board of Trustees, Administration, and employees, indicating the number of great things employees achieved during the month. He said, “Our biggest strength is our staff and culture providing excellent care to patients.”

Mr. Battles was recognized for assisting a visitor having car problems by jump starting their car during the heat of the day. Mr. Battles selfless act garnered him the recognition of May Employee of the Month.

Jackson Hospital’s customer service ideals are outlined in its program called “Give ‘em the Pickle.”  The Hospital’s customized program with video titled “What’s your Pickle?” with Bob Farrell, produced by Media Partners™, is implemented by Chief Nursing Officer Robbin Catt Pumphrey.

Patients, visitors, and colleagues submit nominations of staff from whom they received superior customer service.  Each month a “Pickle” luncheon is held to recognize the top nominees. During the exclusive celebration with Administration, each participant is served a specially prepared meal by members of the Hospital’s Employee Leadership Council.

Jackson Hospital is proud of Cornelius and thanks him along with every employee, volunteer, and Medical Staff member for providing high-quality, leading-edge healthcare service. Each day Jackson Hospital moves closer to reaching its vision of “being the best community healthcare system in the nation.”

The hospital, located at 4250 Hospital Drive, Marianna, FL, has over 109 physicians on staff, 31 of whom have active Medical Staff privileges.  For information on hospital services, visit www.jackson-hospital.com. To find a physician, please call Rachel Toliver at (850) 718-2629.