By Pat Hart
Belinda Baisden, RN, BSN of the Case Management Department was selected as the Employee of the Quarter, announced Chief Executive Officer Greg A. Kiser, MHA. The announcement was made during an Employee Recognition Reception recently.
Baisden is a Registered Nurse who is a Case Manager for the Case Management Department and has been with the hospital since September 15, 2010. She received her bachelor’s nursing degree from West Virginia Wesleyan and is a certified professional with CMC – Case Manager Certified and a CPHM – Certified Provider Health Management. She was acknowledged by management and her co-workers for exhibiting outstanding performances in her case management role and going the extra mile for the assessments, continued reviews and coordination of discharge planning activities for the hospital.
“As Director of the Case Management Department, I am pleased that Belinda Baisden was honored because she goes the extra mile for her patients and fellow employees. She is also instrumental for the successful departmental operations in the delivery of quality emergency care with her patients in the Emergency and Case Management Department,” says Brandy Preston, Case Management Director. Baisden is one of the Case Managers of the department who is responsible in her duties for the implementation of the Emergency Department case management activities. The Case Management position requires the monitoring to assess medical necessity and appropriateness of Emergency Department care and admissions while maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements and providing cost efficient, quality patient care. She is also responsible to provide all discharge planning from the Emergency Department and to assist patients with access to needed community resources.
Baisden who resides in the Huntington, West Virginia area with her husband Tom Baisden. She is proud mother of one daughter Sarah Fannin. She will receive a complimentary dinner for two recognizing her with the distinction as Employee of the Quarter. She is also a recipient of a monetary award as a token of appreciation for her exemplary service for this deserving recognition.
She along with the other Employee of the Quarter recipients that will be selected during the year will be considered for the honor of Employee of the Year. Congratulations to Belinda Baisden for exhibiting outstanding qualities of service as TRMC’s Employee of the Quarter!