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Jackson Hospital Announces Employees of the Month

From left, Brooke Donaldson, CEO; Martha Parramore Employee of the Month November 2021; Melanie Sellers, Director of Maternal Care

January  13, 2022, Marianna, FL –  Jackson Hospital congratulates Martha Parramore, CNA, with the Maternal Care Department,  who was named November 2021 Employee of the Month and also, Monroe Rhynes, Director of Environmental Services, chosen as December 2021 Employee of the Month.   

In lieu of an award luncheon during the time of COVID-19, Jackson Hospital’s Employee Leadership Council presented Ms. Parramore and Mr. Rhynes with the award and an award luncheon will be held at a later date. Hospital CEO, Brooke Donaldson, expressed thanks on behalf of the Board of Trustees, Administration, and Employees, indicating the number of great things employees achieved during the month. 

Ms. Parramore, November Employee of the Month, was nominated for being attentive, caring and available to all of her patients.  The patient who nominated Martha stated, “I enjoyed so much our conversations and it helped to take my mind off of the uncomfortable situation I was in.”  Ms. Parramore exhibits the most comforting and genuine characteristics that all of her patients appreciate.  “She provides the care that we strive each and everyday to give to all of our patients,” commented Mrs. Donaldson, CEO. 


From left, Brooke Donaldson, CEO; Monroe Rhynes, Employee of the Month December 2021; Rex Torbett, Controller

Mr. Rhynes, December 2021 Employee of the Month, works tirelessly with his department each and everyday to keep all areas of the hospital clean and sanitized.  He also keeps our facility safe by working directly with our security guards to provide protection to our staff, patients and visitors.  “Mr.Rhynes is always available to assist anyone in any department.  He is a true team player and we at Jackson Hospital are so fortunate to have him on our team,”  stated Mrs. Donaldson, CEO.

Jackson Hospital’s customer service ideals are outlined in its program called “Give ‘em the Pickle.”  The Hospital’s customized program with video titled “What’s your Pickle?” with Bob Farrell, is produced by Media Partners™.

Patients, visitors, and colleagues submit nominations of staff from whom they received superior customer service.  Each month a “Pickle” luncheon is held to recognize the top nominees. 

Jackson Hospital is proud of Martha Parramore and Monroe Rhynes and thanks them along with every employee, volunteer, and Medical Staff member for providing high-quality, leading-edge healthcare service.  Each day Jackson Hospital moves closer to reaching its vision of “being the best community healthcare system in the nation.”

The hospital, located at 4250 Hospital Drive, Marianna, FL, has over 109 physicians on staff, 31 of whom have active Medical Staff privileges.  For information on hospital services, visit  To find a physician, please call Rachel Toliver at (850) 718-2629.


 About Jackson Hospital

Jackson Hospital is an award-winning facility and is proud of its most recent recognition, the FHA Award of Significance in Reducing Harm Across the Board.  Jackson Hospital is an iVantage Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital.  The hospital was named in The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals:  Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for Heart Failure, Pneumonia, Surgical Care, Immunization, and Perinatal Care.  The March of Dimes and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recognize Jackson Hospital as the first hospital in Florida’s panhandle for achieving an early elective delivery rate less than 5%.  The hospital was designated by Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association as a Blue Distinctive Center+ for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care Program and awarded Baby Friendly distinction. Received the Florida Award by ACHA and the Florida Department of Health for Safely Reducing Primary C-sections