Chrissy Nicholson, Director of Human Resources for Delta Regional Medical Center, has been named the 2013 Distinguished Service Award Winner for the MHA Society for Human Resources Administration.
Chrissy has supported the growth of human resource professionalism in both the healthcare setting and in the community through participation of and support in civic efforts and career fairs. She carries out her responsibilities in an exemplary manner every day and is to be commended for her unwavering loyalty to the hospital and its employees. She has implemented an integrated teamwork methodology in to the HR department where each employee is well-versed on the overall workings of each section guided by the overall mission. She has led the elimination of “silos” through leading by example and stepping in whenever and wherever employee needs arise. She has an open door policy where employees can obtain assistance during and after their demanding work schedule.
With 12 years tenure at Delta Regional, Chrissy has improved the culture and the work environment within the HR department. She has transformed the HR department from simply processing to managing human resources. For these and a multitude of other reasons, she is certainly deserving of this honor.
The award was presented October 17, during the Society’s reception held in conjunction with the 2013 Balch & Bingham Law Employment Seminar. Troy Daniels, Society President Elect, presented the award.