This is a civil suit brought by plaintiff-appellee Bethany Medical Center against defendant-appellant Geraldine Knox for $3,147.37 plus interest for hospitalization and services rendered her. Geraldine Knox is an employee of American Management Services, a company providing housekeeping services to Bethany Medical Center on a subcontract basis. Knox worked exclusively at Bethany Medical Center, and on September 26, 1981, Knox had a recurrence of symptoms from a back injury suffered on July 26, 1981, while making hospital beds. Knox was admitted to Bethany Medical Center as an inpatient on September 26, 1981, and was released from the hospital on October 8, 1981, incurring a total bill for services rendered of $3,147.37. This bill has remained unpaid.