Deb Steele is always willing to take on new tasks with a positive attitude. That’s one reason she was chosen as October’s non-clinical Employee of the Month at Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center.
Deb is the Patient Activities Coordinator at SCHHC and has been an employee at the hospital since October 2010.
“Deb has excelled in her position, which includes being an authorization and appeals specialist,” her nomination stated.
She has developed her position to be a vital part of the patient admission process and works closely with other departments to maximize patient reimbursement.
“Deb provides thoughtful suggestions for unit improvements when a need is identified,” the nomination continued.
“Deb is always up to take on new tasks and thrives on being challenged. Her willingness to take on more tasks is much appreciated and shows her interest in keeping SCHHC successful.”
Deb is also instrumental in decorating the hospital, clinic and business offices for every holiday. Her skills are at the professional level and her cheerful decorations bring smiles and goodwill to the hospital’s patients and staff.