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Patient Access Associate Christie Honored as Employee of the Month for October 2018

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  • Written By: Melanie Zaffuto

Patient Access Associate Christie has received the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for October 2018.

Patient Access Associate Christie

"Listening is important to service," shares Christie.

Christie joined the Patient Access team in 2016. She has worked in numerous North Oaks facilities in this capacity, including: the Diagnostic Center, Emergency Room, Livingston Parish Medical Complex, Medical Center and Surgery Center.

She graduated from the Medical Billing and Coding program of Sanford Brown College in Dallas, Texas. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in Leisure Studies with an emphasis on Therapeutic Recreation from Grambling State University, where she first became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

Christie and her husband Aaron call Hammond home.

Spending time with family, traveling and shopping are favorite pastimes. She also loves to dance and belongs to the Grambling State University Alumni Chapter.

“Christie’s commitment is evident in her daily interactions with patients, visitors and coworkers, affirms Patient Access Director Melissa Smith. "She is cheerful and friendly and has a beautiful smile. She has the ability to quickly connect with patients and goes out of her way to offer the best service possible.”