Natchez Regional names excellent performers

Published 10:30 pm Saturday, August 9, 2008

NATCHEZ — Scott Phillips, CEO of Natchez Regional Medical Center, recently announced the quarterly award winners for excellent performers at the hospital.

“At Natchez Regional Medical Center, we recognize employees for their contributions and dedication to customer service,” Phillips said. “Excellent performers are those employees who are recognized by their co-workers for their commitment to go the extra mile to be courteous and helpful to all customers. It is my honor to announce Mavis Dobbins and DeShaun Jackson as recipients of this quarter’s excellent performers awards.”

Dobbins, a Certified Nursing Assistant, has been employed at Natchez Regional Medical Center for five years. According to her co-workers, Mavis has a smile on her face all the time. She genuinely cares about her patients’ needs and truly loves her role as a healthcare professional.

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When not caring for her patients at Natchez Regional, Dobbins enjoys walking, spending time with her family, attending church. She attended Copiah-Lincoln Community College and looks forward to furthering her career in healthcare.

Jackson, a physical therapist on the Rehabilitation Unit at Natchez Regional, has been employed with the hospital since 2006.

Jackson graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical Center with a masters in physical therapy and will soon begin course work on his doctorate in physical therapy.

“Co-workers who nominated Jackson for excellent performer describe his professional, compassionate and positive attitude as contagious, and he is a true asset to our hospital,” Phillips said. “His patients dearly love him, and he works tirelessly to help his patients regain their highest level of function and independence.”

Jackson’s hobbies and interests include reading, exercising, spending time with his family, church activities and sporting events.

He attends Greater St. James Baptist Church, and he is engaged to be married this fall.