Singing River Health System recently honored Brett Shoemaker, Singing River Hospital, and Nancy Useforge, Ocean Springs Hospital, as the November Employees of the Month. Shoemaker, radiologic technician and picture archiving communication system analyst for cardiology and information Systems, graduated from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s radiologic sciences program with an associate degree. He then attended the University of Alabama Birmingham and will graduate from Midwestern State University in fall 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in radiologic sciences with an emphasis on administration and supervision.
Shoemaker worked at Ocean Spring Hospital from 2003 to 2005 before transferring to the University of Alabama Birmingham. He returned to SRHS in 2006 as a cardiovascular interventional technologist in the cardiac cath lab at OSH. He was hired to his current position in 2008.
Useforge, admission review nurse, patient resource management, was born in Savannah, Ga. She completed her LPN and associate degree at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. She worked with Kare-In-Home Health as an intake nurse before joining Singing River Health System in her current role in 2008.
Useforge lives in Ocean Springs with her husband, Dave, who is retired from the Air Force and MGCCC. They have three adult children and six grandchildren.
In a separate item, SRHS recently honored Marlene Thompson, CT tech, radiology, as Singing River Hospital Employee of the Month, and Ryan Fisher, registered nurse, cath lab, as Ocean Springs Hospital Employee of the Month. Thompson was born at Singing River Hospital and grew up in Moss Point. She completed the radiologic technologist program and received her associates degree in applied sciences from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
Thompson joined Singing River Health System in 1983 as an X-ray tech.
She began performing computed tomography (CT) scans in 1991.
Thompson lives in Escatawpa with her husband, George. They have two children and one grandson.
Fisher is a native of Moss Point, and received a bachelor of nursing degree from the University of Mobile. He worked at the Mobile Infirmary before joining SRHS in 2001 to work in the surgical intensive care unit. He transferred to the cath lab in 2007.
Fisher lives in Ocean Springs with his wife, Carolyn, and their three children.