For Immediate Release
Contact: Jennifer Schwartzenberg, Director of Community Outreach and Development, The Outer Banks Hospital, (252) 449-5933
Date: January 29, 2018
Summer Carmichael, Staff Nurse in the Emergency Department, is The Outer Banks Hospital’s January, 2018 Employee of the Month. Carmichael joined TOBH in September of 2016.
Director of the Emergency Department, Tony Buzzacco, stated “Summer came to the ED with a very strong background in Emergency Nursing having worked in several areas of the country. Her patient care, teamwork and leadership skills were noticeable from the beginning.” He continued, “These skills are the reason she has advanced into a Charge Nurse position in the ED.
The ability to maintain proper flow, assign patients to appropriate personnel, and make quick decisions are all traits Carmichael possesses that make her an excellent asset in the busy emergency department. She displays compassion, integrity and respect for all patients. Her great attitude and intelligence make her a joy to work with. In addition, Carmichael’s professionalism and ability to remain cool and calm during high-stress, difficult situations has earned her the respect of the hospital police force.
Pictured, Left to Right: Marcia Bryant, VP of Clinical Operations; Carmichael; Tony Buzzacco, Director, Emergency Department; and Rebecca Eilert, Assistant Nurse Manager, Emergency Department.