Surgical Tech Stephen has been honored with the North Oaks Health System
Employee of the Month Award for April 2017.
"You never know what you'll face in the operating room. Every
case is unique," Stephen shares.
Stephen joined the North Oaks Surgery Center team in 2010 as a Surgical
Tech. In 2014, he transferred to the Operating Room at North Oaks Medical
Center. In July 2017, he also began assisting in Endoscopy as needed.
A native of New Orleans, he attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette
and Texas State Technical College in Waco.
A proud military veteran, Stephen served in the U.S. Army based at Fort
Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.
Stephen and his wife Ericka live in Hammond. They have a grown daughter,
Carrie, and two grandchildren—Lane, who is 4½, and Wade, who is 3.
Away from work, Stephen can be found enjoying the outdoors fishing, camping
or mud riding on ATVs.
”Stephen is a dedicated, reliable and versatile employee," affirms
Becky Glascock, clinical nurse manager. "He has the skills needed
to assist in all surgical services and specialties and often volunteers
to cover on-call needs. In the intense environment that is the surgical
theater, Stephen is a source of calm.”