Unity Health of Searcy Announces Associate of the Quarter

Unity Health associates recently selected Wilma Payne as the Associate of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2016. She has been with the hospital for four years and works in the Emergency Department (E.D.) located on Unity Health’s White County Medical Center campus.

“I felt a little overwhelmed and undeserving, when I received the award but at the same time honored to be selected as associate of the quarter,” Payne said. “I am truly blessed to be part of an amazing team that I believe goes above and beyond to make a difference in our community. Thank you for this honor.”

Attributes of the Associate of the Quarter include high values, a positive attitude and sense of professionalism. Payne reflects the core values of the hospital: integrity, teamwork, compassion, excellence, stewardship, innovation and a heart of service.

“I am thrilled that Wilma was nominated for Associate of the quarter as I think she does an awesome job,” said Melissa Bauer, Director of the E.D. at Unity Health – WCMC.  “She is always nice and helpful to others whether they are patients, families or coworkers. She is also great about thinking forward as far as anticipating the needs of others before she is even asked to.  She is always willing to help whenever needed, however she can. I feel blessed to have Wilma as part of our E.D. family.”