North Mississippi Medical Clinics Name Shumaker Employee of the Month
BOONEVILLE, Miss.—North Mississippi Medical Clinics recently named Kimberly Shumaker, CLPN, as the May Employee of the Month.
Shumaker serves at Booneville Medical Clinic. She joined North Mississippi Medical Clinics in 2015 at IMA-Tupelo, and transferred to Booneville after one year. She is a graduate of Edinburg Attendance Center, and received her CLPN training at East Central Community College in Decatur.
She and her husband, Josh, have two sons – 3-year-old Brantley and 8-month-old Luke. They are members of East Marietta Baptist Church.
She says the best part of her job is watching her patients get better. “I love when my pediatric patients learn to trust me and are comfortable with me so I can take great care of them,” she said. “They become like family to me.”
Shumaker was nominated for her dedication to her job and her patients. “Kimberly is an exceptional nurse who is always smiling,” said one coworker who nominated Shumaker. “You can hear her smile through her voice. She shows kindness every day to her patients and they absolutely love her. Patients often request her by name and they always look forward to seeing her.”
Another coworker wrote that “Kimberly is the epitome of nursing excellence. Her kind spirit and positive attitude is reflected in the care and compassion she gives to each patient. She always goes above and beyond to make sure each patient’s needs are met. Her determination and passion for taking care of patients is reflected every day in her job performance. Her heart is truly genuine, and she is a great asset to our clinic.”
The Employee of the Month honor recognizes employees with exemplary job performance and customer service skills, as well as community involvement.