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Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center Announces 2018 Employee & Managers of the Year

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Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center Announces 2018 Employee & Managers of the Year

Emporia, VA – Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center (SVRMC) has named its 2018 Employee and Managers of the Year. Employees and managers are nominated for these awards by their colleagues based on their commitment to patient care, their professionalism, and their contributions on the job. The recognitions are the highest honors hospital employees can receive.

Employee of the Year

Laboratory Supervisor, Vickie Michael, MT has been employed at SVRMC since May 1978. Ms. Michael assists the Medical Director and the Administrative Director with management and policy implementation for the operations of the Lab. She is instrumental to our successful Joint Commission Surveys.  Her colleagues had the following to say about her: “Vickie is well respected by her co-workers. She has a wealth of knowledge and always ensures quality laboratory testing.  Vickie has a strong commitment to her co-workers and a sense of ownership that is demonstrated by her quality of work. We are lucky to have Vickie on our team.”

Clinical Manager of the Year

Pamela Low, Director of Imaging, has been employed at SVRMC since September 1974.  She is responsible for the daily activities of the imaging department, including staffing and budgeting. Ms. Low’s co-workers had the following to say about her: “Pam is respected by all at SVRMC, including her peers, physicians and staff. She displays great customer service skills and has a unique ability for service recovery.  She makes sure that her department aligns with the goals for our hospital and she puts the patients first during every encounter.  She often volunteers at community events; representing the facility and being a champion for SVRMC and the services we provide.”

Non-Clinical Manager of the Year

Dexter Arrington, Finance Controller, has been employed at SVRMC since December 2013.He is responsible for all accounting, budgetary and financial planning activities of the hospital, supervising the accounting department, and assisting the CFO. Mr. Arrington’s co-workers had the following to say about him: “Dexter has proven himself to be effective and instrumental within the finance and accounting operations of our facility. He continually maintains a positive attitude, takes on any challenge presented to him, has an impeccable work ethic, and maintains a high level of professionalism with everyone that he interacts with or supports. Dexter is well respected by his peers and by facility leadership.”

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