Wesley Medical Center Honors Volunteers
Hattiesburg, MS – Wesley Medical Center held the annual Volunteer Luncheon and Banquet recently at Southern Oaks, honoring volunteers for their dedication and hours of service. Wesley Medical Center depends on volunteers for a variety of services. Wesley volunteers greet and assist patients, serve as information liaisons for family members in waiting areas, and transport hospital guests around the Wesley campus on the volunteer-driven shuttle.
Volunteers who have accumulated more than 100 hours of service were recognized, and volunteer Ginger Eberling was honored for reaching the 5,000 hour mark in her service. Ike Collins earned the distinction of most cumulative hours worked, with 9,183. James Harper was named volunteer of the year for his exceptional commitment to service at Wesley Medical Center.
“We are so very fortunate to have a willing and ready staff of volunteers,” said Katherine Pittman, Director of Customer Services. “This group is a blessing to the patients as they comfort them and work to serve them. They give selflessly of their time and efforts, and we are proud to honor them.”
Wesley Medical Center is committed to providing superior care to the Pine Belt and has been recognized for patient safety and top performance on key quality measures. Wesley is the area’s first and only accredited Chest Pain Center and is the only area hospital to offer the 45-Minute-or-Less ER Service Pledge. For more information, call 601-268-8000