NEW ALBANY, Miss.,- Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County
recently announced that Kelsey Young has been named Service First Champion for the
quarter. Young, a clinical staff pharmacist, was nominated by a colleague for going
above and beyond to care for 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 colleague shared how Young assisted the emergency
department by identifying a patient’s medications and the impact on their health. The
colleague stated, “Kelsey counselled the patient and family about the medications to
make sure they understood everything. She spent time with the family and provided
“Kelsey’s dedication and commitment exemplifies what a Service First
Champion should be,” said Ann Bishop, CEO and Administrator. “It is outstanding team
members like Kelsey who truly make a real difference at Baptist Union County and in the
lives of our patients and families.”
Baptist Union County offers a variety of services, including adult and pediatric
inpatient care, sleep lab, maternity, robotic 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 Excellence award from Healthgrades. Most notably, 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