Baptist Union County selects Service First Champion

NEMiss.News Quarterly Service first champion 4-2022


NEW ALBANY, Miss., April 28, 2022 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently announced that Robin Algee has been named Service First Champion for the quarter. Algee, a patient care technician for the emergency department, was nominated by a nurse manager for going above and beyond to assist a patient.

Service First Champions are individuals who consistently exceed all expectations for the purpose of serving others and are nominated by colleagues, physicians, patients and their family/support persons for outstanding service.

In the nomination, the manager shared how Algee assisted a patient with getting home after being discharged and made sure that the patient had food available until his caregiver returned.

The manager stated, “Robin is always trying to help or do something for someone. He also has a great attitude and a huge heart. This act of service and kindness is more than going above and beyond.”

“Robin’s compassion for others exemplifies what a Service First Champion should be,” said James Grantham, CEO and Administrator. “It is outstanding team members like Robin who make a real difference at Baptist Union County.”

Baptist Union County offers a variety of services, including adult and pediatric inpatient care, sleep lab, maternity, surgery, a 24-hour emergency department and diagnostics. The hospital also has PET/CT, 3D mammography, TeleHealth services and an eICU. Baptist Union County has an excellent reputation for providing quality care and recently earned an “A” Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group and Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence awards from Healthgrades. Baptist Union County earned five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for the hospital’s quality, outcomes, safety and patient satisfaction.

For more information about Baptist Union County, please call 662-538-7631 or visit


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