Southeast Georgia Health System Welcomes New Radiology Support Services Mananger

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 4, 2008 – Valeria Thomas Hooper has been named the new radiology support services manager for the Brunswick Campus of Southeast Georgia Health System. Hooper comes to the Health System with 10 years of management experience. Prior to joining the Health System, Hooper held positions at Blue Ridge HealthCare in North Carolina as director of Support Services and help desk manager. She was previously named Employee of the Year at Blue Ridge Healthcare.

“We are very excited to have Valeria join our team,” says Karen Beaver, director of radiology at the Brunswick Campus. “In her new role, she will be responsible for the support staff of Radiology which includes the clerks, schedulers, radiology transcriptionists and clerical assistants. Other areas of responsibilities include the file rooms, ordering of supplies, inventory and payroll. We feel her years of proven professional experience make a perfect fit with our Health System team.”

Hooper completed her Associate’s degree in business computer programming and accounting from McDowell Community Technical College in Marion, NC, before going on to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in management information systems from Gardner-Webb University.

Hooper is a native of Jacksonville, Fla., and moved to the western mountains of North Carolina in 1990. Hooper has relocated to Brunswick with her children—Randy, 18, Miko, 16, and Kaity, 4.