(left to right) Penny Short, Chief Nursing Officer, Janan McElroy Director of Case Management, (far right) Steven Rose, President/CEO, present Melissa “Missy” Williamson (second from right) with the May 2013 Nanticoke Employee of the Month award. 
May 30, 2013

Nanticoke Memorial hospital is pleased to announce Melissa “Missy” Williamson as its May Employee of the Month.  Ms. Williamson has been with Nanticoke’s Case Management team for the past ten years. She currently works as an administrative assistant in Case Management and also serves as Nanticoke’s Community Health Assistance Program (CHAP) and Screening for Life Coordinator. 

“Missy is a valuable asset to our department; we consider her the nuts and bolts of our team” said Ms. Janan McElroy, Director of Case Management at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital.  “We thank Missy for her dedication to the Case Management Department. She helps our team’s’ moral and has been a valuable part of Nanticoke, dedicated to the patients and families in the community.”

Her position requires her to perform a variety of tasks including scheduling, recording minutes, triaging phone calls, helping with utilization review with insurance companies, and supporting discharge planning by working with home care representatives, skilled nursing homes, acute care centers, and hospices. Missy also tracks statistical data that drives outcomes and helps the department achieve its yearly goals.

Missy has been married for 20 years to her husband, Ronny, and they are the proud parents of their son, DJ. They have resided in Georgetown for the past 20 years along with Lacey the family Yorkie-Poo. Missy has served on the Boy Scout Committee for Troop 95 for four years. Her son DJ earned his Eagle Scout in December 2012 which they are very proud of this accomplishment.  DJ is currently in the Air Force National Guard and is a full time student at University of Delaware.

Nanticoke Health Services features an award winning, full-service community hospital. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital is ranked number one in Delaware and among America’s Best 100 Hospitals for Critical Care for 2012 and 2013.  Nanticoke has been named one of the Best 100 Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review for the second year in a row. Nanticoke Memorial Hospital holds a Level III trauma status and includes an expanding interventional cardiology program. Nanticoke is nationally accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and is a Gold Plus Award performer according to the American Heart/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®. Nanticoke’s medical staff includes over 120 active staff and community affiliate physicians practicing in 40 different specialties.