Jackie Tice, a respiratory therapist at Shore Medical Center since 2015, is the SMC employee of the month. According to her supervisor Karen McKinley, BSAST, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, “Jackie has always shown extraordinary perseverance when it comes to working towards a goal. She worked very hard to become comfortable in the hospital environment after working in long term care prior. Jackie never shies away from a difficult situation, is always up for a challenge and never fails to do the right thing.”
McKinley added that Jackie is a real team player and on many occasions has come in to cover a call-out or stayed extra hours to help out the night shift. “She is always flexible with her schedule. Jackie is a true asset to the Respiratory Therapy Dept. and Shore Medical Center.”
Jackie Tice was surprised to be chosen Employee of the Month and said that comes after working with a great team. “I really like my job and I like that I have the opportunity to help people,” said Tice. She has a special fondness working with the older patients and helping them to feel better.