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Johnna Carter named employee of the quarter

Johnna Carter was named South Mississippi State Hospital’s second quarter 2019 Employee of the Quarter. She is a lifelong resident of Hattiesburg and graduated from Oak Grove High School. Carter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from William Carey University. She earned Licensed Professional Counselor ...

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South Mississippi State Hospital awarded joint commission accreditation

South Mississippi State Hospital has, once again, earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Behavioral Healthcare Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care. SMSH underwent a rigorous, unannounced on-site review March 25-27. During the ...

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Fite named Employee of the Quarter at South Mississippi State Hospital

Lisa Fite was named South Mississippi State Hospital’s first quarter 2019 Employee of the Quarter. Fite joined SMSH in Purvis in October 2017. She graduated from Oak Grove High School and lives in Lamar County. Fite attended Jones County Community College where she earned certification as a Nurse Health Assistant. She also attended Pearl River Community College School of Nursing. ...

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Chatman named SMSH Employee of the Year at Friends annual meeting

Angela Chatman was named South Mississippi State Hospital’s 2018 Employee of the Year. Selected from employees of each quarter, the honor was voted on by hospital employees. Chatman joined SMSH in October 2005 as the front desk receptionist. She worked several years as an administrative assistant before being promoted to payroll officer in July 2015. Chatman is an Adams County ...

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Golden named employee of the quarter

Nicholas Golden was named South Mississippi State Hospital’s fourth quarter 2018 Employee of the Quarter. Golden joined SMSH in Purvis in August 2011 as an Active Treatment Technician. In June 2018, he was promoted to Active Treatment Technician Supervisor. Golden is a Forrest County native and graduated from Hattiesburg High School. He attended Pearl River Community College and the University ...

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Howell named Employee of the Quarter at South Mississippi State Hospital

Jessica Howell was recently named South Mississippi State Hospital’s third quarter 2018 Employee of the Quarter. Howell joined SMSH in January 2016 as administrative assistant to the hospital director. She also assists in the Human Resources Department as well as in Risk Management. Howell is a Marion County native and graduated from Columbia High School. She has lived in Lamar ...

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Executive director of Beauvoir fired

The executive director of a historic home and museum in Mississippi has been fired. WLOX-TV reported Friday that Stephen McKinney’s firing comes less than two months after he was hired to lead Beauvoir, a home of Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis. McKinney was hired June 22. The station says the board declined to comment on McKinney’s termination, saying ...

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Ingram named Employee of the Year at Friends of SMSH meeting

Friends of SMSH recently honored volunteers, sponsors and employee members as well as the South Mississippi State Hospital’s 2017 employees of the quarter. Melanie Ingram was voted by hospital employees as the 2017 Employee of the Year. Ingram was hired as a recreation therapist in October 2012 after completing an internship at SMSH and working temporarily on the clinical unit ...

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Angela Chatman named Employee of the Quarter at South Mississippi State Hospital

Angela Chatman was recently named South Mississippi State Hospital’s first quarter 2018 Employee of the Quarter. Chatman came to SMSH in October 2005 as the front desk receptionist. She worked several years as an administrative assistant before being promoted to payroll officer in July 2015. Chatman is an Adams County native and graduated from Natchez-Adams High in the top 10 ...

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Brown named Employee of the Quarter at South Mississippi State Hospital

Merwin Brown was recently named South Mississippi State Hospital’s third quarter 2017 Employee of the Quarter. Brown joined SMSH in June 2014 as a pharmacy technician. A Forrest County native and resident, Brown is a graduate of Hattiesburg High School. He attended William Carey College for two years and transferred to the University of Southern Mississippi, where he obtained a ...

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