For Immediate Release
Contact: Jennifer Schwartzenberg
Director of Community Outreach and Development
The Outer Banks Hospital
(252) 449-5933
Date: May 24, 2019

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Patty Burmeister named Outer Banks Hospital Employee of the Month for May, 2019

Patty Burmeister, Service Line Coordinator at the Urgent Care Center in Kitty Hawk, is The Outer Banks Hospital’s May, 2019 Employee of the Month. Burmeister joined the Outer Banks Medical Group in April, 2018. She is originally from Fairmont, West Virginia. 

As the Service Line Coordinator, Burmeister works tirelessly to make sure the clinic runs efficiently and smoothly. She goes above and beyond to ensure that staffing and supplies are covered and stocked. Her coworkers refer to her as the backbone of the practice. She is endlessly patient and compassionate.

Burmeister is the epitome of teamwork and is willing to help wherever she is needed. She helps at the front desk, assists the nurses with patients and comes in on her days off to ensure adequate staffing. 

Every day, Burmeister demonstrates our values, especially for accountability and professionalism, and is recognized as an excellent communicator. She always makes decisions for the office with safety and integrity in mind, making sure to stay in budget but also providing elements that offer a special touch for each of us that makes us all feel valued and appreciated.

Reacting to the news that she was chosen as the Employee of the Month, Burmeister stated, "I am humbled, excited and very appreciative to receive the EOM award.” She continued, “I am blessed to be a part of such a remarkable and hard-working team here at the OBX UCC of Kitty Hawk." 

Pictured, Left to Right: Jennifer Allen, Director of Ambulatory Operations; Alicia Taylor, Service Line Coordinator, Family Medicine Kitty Hawk; Krista Sipe, Director of Ambulatory Operations, Urgent Care; Burmeister; Marcia Bryant, Vice President of Clinical Operations; Todd Warlitner, Vice President of Finance; Lynne Miles, Regional Operations Administrator.