Published on April 18, 2016

NMMC-West Point Honors Johnson as Outstanding Employee

WEST POINT, Miss.—Respiratory therapist Kevin Alan Johnson has been selected by his peers as North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point’s most recent Employee of the Quarter.

Johnson joined the hospital staff in 2005. He graduated from Aberdeen High School and earned an associate’s degree in respiratory science from Itawamba Community College in Fulton. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State University in Starkville.

He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation Program and CPR. He is a member of the National Board of Respiratory Care and American Association for Respiratory Care. He is also board eligible to be an asthma educator.

“Kevin wants to make sure that patients are treated with respect,” a coworker wrote in his nomination. “He works professionally, quickly and quietly. Kevin is nice to everyone he encounters.”

“Kevin is very involved in educating patients,” wrote another. “He always takes time to explain and answer their questions.”

“The best part of my job is interacting with patients,” Johnson said. “Learning from my patients is fulfilling and rewarding. I’ve become wiser and more polished as a health care provider from each encounter. Also, I love working with the highly skilled and motivated hospital staff at NMMC-West Point.”

He is married to Heather Hadley Johnson and has two daughters—Tristian Morrow and Jade Johnson. He is a member of Athens United Methodist Church in Aberdeen

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