Bruce Blakeney was recently named South Mississippi State Hospital's Employee of the Quarter for the third quarter 2016.
Miss. -- Bruce Blakeney was
recently named South Mississippi State Hospital’s third quarter 2016 Employee
of the Quarter. He began working at SMSH
as an RN in July 2011.
“Bruce is conscientious about always doing what is right,” said his
nominator. “He is always willing to learn something new and teach it to others.”
Blakeney is a long-time resident of Pearl River County and a
graduate of Poplarville High School. He earned an Associate’s degree in Applied
Science from the Associate Degree Nursing Program at Pearl River Community
College in 2009. He is also a basic life
support instructor recognized by the American Heart Association; he teaches CPR
and BLS to employees at SMSH.
“I like the people I get to work with at SMSH,” said Blakeney.
Away from work, he enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Prior to his work at SMSH, Blakeney worked at Rest Haven Nursing
Home in Bogalusa, Louisiana.
"Bruce quietly goes about his day while completing the tasks before him," said April Holder, nurse executive. "He is a genuinely good person and cares about all of those with whom he comes in contact."