WESTON — Heather Ryan, of Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Business Office Department, has been selected as the Employee of the Month for December 2018. She was also selected in December 2013 for the employee honor. She began work here in May 2012.
Heather is a Buckhannon resident where she lives with her husband, Eric, and three children – Emileigh, 15, Caleb, 13, and Chase, 10. She was born in Arlington, Va., and graduated from Jefferson County High School in the Eastern Panhandle. She attended West Virginia Junior College. She was in the SJMH HR Department for two years before transferring to the business office, where she is financial data coordinator.
Her nominator wrote, “Heather goes above and beyond for her co-workers, whether it is something to do with work or with personal life. She is a great leader and deserves recognition.”
Her supervisor, Crystal Frazier noted, “Heather is our Chargemaster guru. She works with Cerner to get charges built into the system and sets prices in order to capture maximum reimbursement. She is always willing to do whatever is needed to get the job done. She goes out of her way to help her co-workers both professionally and personally.” Heather is enthusiastic about her job at SJMH and noted that she truly enjoys working at the hospital. She feels that everyone is friendly and helpful. She also noted that the administration is great and very involved with the SJMH employees. Heather said that she has to run the children to lots of extracurricular activities but in the little spare time that she has, she enjoys reading and baking.