Information Technology (IT) employee Tara Arnold has been selected as Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital’s (SJMH) Employee of the Month for July 2019. She began employment at the Hospital in 2010 as a tech on the Special Delivery Unit. She then transferred to the IT Department.
She manages the day-to-day issues and workflow for Cerner, which is the electronic medical records system for SJMH. Her position allows her to work with every department and member of SJMH.
The nominator wrote: “Tara has been extremely helpful with the implementation and continuation for Cerner. She has taken the brunt of the staff and providers’ frustrations but has provided help 24/7. Tara takes her position to heart and does an amazing job. Tara is available for staff and providers at anytime day or night. Stonewall is blessed to have Tara.”
Tara is married to Todd, an assistant manager at Beacon Roofing, in Clarksburg, and they live at Belington. The couple has two children – Alivia, 6, and Cooper, 3. She is the daughter of Doran and Cheryl Davis, of Weston. She graduated from Lewis County High School and received her degree in public relations from West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC), and her MBA from there also.
In her spare time she enjoys kayaking on the Cheat River. Her other activities are family-oriented such as taking the children to the local zoos or spending time at home.
Tara is delighted with the honor.
She said, “I absolutely love working here. I have grown both personally and professionally here and am treated like a family member. I work with great people within the department and across the whole organization.