Memorial Hospital and Manor Auxiliary Scholarship
The Memorial Hospital and Manor Auxiliary is accepting applications for its Scholarship Program, which makes scholarships available to persons pursuing an education in healthcare fields.
One $1000 scholarship will be available to applicants of Decatur, Grady, Miller, Early, Mitchell and Seminole Counties who plan to work at Memorial Hospital and Manor following completion of their courses. Consideration will be given to applicants who are currently enrolled in a health occupation program of study and who have not previously received this scholarship.
The deadline for application is June 30th of each year. Each application must include a high school and/or college transcript and three letters of recommendation.
Lisa Sharber, RN, BSN, Receives the 2013 Julia C. Rogers “Excellence In Service” Award
Memorial Hospital and Manor celebrated National Hospital Week and National Nursing Home Week with employees, volunteers, physicians and Hospital Authority members on May 16th with an annual awards program and barbecue lunch.
The presentation of the prestigious Julia C. Rogers “Excellence in Service” Award was the highlight of an informal awards program, which also included the presentation of service pins. The Julia C. Rogers “Excellence in Service” Award is given annually “to a Memorial Hospital and Manor employee whose commitment to serving patients extends beyond assigned responsibilities and whose caring efforts offer inspiration to others.” The award has been given annually since 1990 in honor of the late Mrs. Julia C. Rogers, a Memorial Hospital and Manor nurse whose compassion and commitment touched patients, as well as employees, of the hospital and nursing home. The recipient of this award is nominated by his peers and selected on qualities such as courteousness, consideration, gentleness, respectfulness and helpfulness. The 2013 Julia C. Rogers Award was presented to Lisa Sharber, RN, Clinical Coordinator in the hospital’s Management Information Systems department.
In addition to the Julia C. Rogers Award, employees were recognized for years of service. Carole Clenney, Administrative Assistant to the CEO, received an award for 40 years of service to Memorial Hospital and Manor.
The next Hospital Authority Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. in the Conference Room at Memorial Hospital and Manor.
Bainbridge Half Marathon Results
Amelia Medical Center Grand Opening
Amelia Medical Plaza, a medical office facility specializing in primary care, is now open at 505 Amelia Avenue in Bainbridge. Six primary care physicians have relocated their offices to Amelia Medical Plaza and are offering extended hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. These include Omar Al Haddad, M.D., Kerwyn Flowers, D.O., Prysca Ngalame, M.D. and Shawn Surratt, M.D., who are all Board Certified in Family Medicine, and also Ileana Popa, M.D., Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and Katherine Wiegman, M.D., Board Certified in Family Medicine and Board Eligible in Internal Medicine. Angie Tyus, FNP-C, is also available to treat patients. New patients are accepted and appointments may be made by calling (229) 243-6900. Open House Photo Gallery
Memorial Hospital and Manor has served the healthcare needs of Decatur County and surrounding communities for over 50 years. The 80-bed community hospital and 107-bed long-term care facility, along with Willow Ridge, a 22-bed personal care facility, is owned and operated by the Hospital Authority of the City of Bainbridge and Decatur County. Memorial Hospital and Manor's dedicated team of physicians, employees, and volunteers fulfill the motto, "Excellence in Service," through friendly, compassionate care. Memorial Hospital and Manor's ongoing efforts of recruiting outstanding physicians and staff, improving facilities, procuring state-of-the-art equipment, and promoting a healthy community exemplify its commitment to quality. The Hospital Authority meets the third Tuesday of each month in the Conference Room of Memorial Hospital and Manor. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 4 p.m.