Medical Staff Coordinator Health Information Management
Please join me in congratulating Sue Bricker, Medical Staff Coordinator in Health Information Management, on being named the recipient of the MDH APPLE Award for April 2015. APPLE stands for "Achieving outstanding Performance in Patient care, Leadership, Loyalty and Enthusiasm for MDH."
Sue earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Western Illinois University in 1997 and a Master of Education degree from American College of Education (Chicago) in 2011. Sue began her employment at McDonough District Hospital in Health Information Management as a Medical Staff Coordinator on June 3, 2013.
Sue is MDH’s first Medical Staff Coordinator. With her excellent communication and organizational skills, Sue facilitates medical staff appointments and re-appointments expertly. Sue learned the job quickly and has made many improvements to make the process more efficient. Attention to detail and timely follow-up is necessary and is consistently demonstrated by Sue. She has excellent rapport with physicians.
Sue is a cheerleader for the department and boosts the morale of the department in every day interactions. She serves as the Service Excellence Coach and does it well. Her co-workers are very comfortable working with her on Improve-It projects and in the huddles. Sue routinely offers to help others in the department. Sue is always pleasant, and her coworkers enjoy working with her.
Her nominator explains that Sue has a unique ability of always foreseeing what needs to be done and then being well-prepared ahead of time. She looks for the positive side in every situation. “She is one of those people that make you glad to come to work every day!” states her nominator.
Sue enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan. In her spare time, Sue enjoys bowling, baking and shopping.