Tia O’Neal, Medical Assistant with the Outer Banks Medical Group’s General Surgery practice, is The Outer Banks Hospital’s August 2017 Employee of the Month. O’Neal joined TOBH in September of 2015.

O’Neal is a great addition to the General Surgery team. Her work ethic, intelligence, and commitment to excellence set the bar for everyone else. She is always a team player going above and beyond in preparation and communication.

There is a sparkle in her eyes and calming presence that instantly fosters trust and reveals her genuine care and compassion for her patients and her co-workers. O’Neal always has the best interest of our patients in mind and advocates for them whenever she can. She is a wonderful example of an individual that demonstrates all the values of the Outer Banks Medical Group and the Outer Banks Hospital each day.

“I am truly honored to have been chosen as The Outer Banks Hospital Employee of the Month, especially because there are so many caring and dedicated people that work here,” said O’Neal, upon being selected as Employee of the Month. “My primary goal each day is to provide the best possible care and I love being part of an organization that always puts patients first.”

Pictured, Left to Right: Marcia Bryant, Vice President of Clinical Operations; Ronnie Sloan, President; Tia O’Neal; Lynne Miles, Administrator of Regional Operations; and Roberta Falcone, General Surgery Practice Manager.