Eight nurses from Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center and four nurses from Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital were honored at a “Nursing Excellence” banquet May 10. The nurses were nominated by their peers, who submitted a written nomination explaining how each associate exemplified selected criteria.
Those nurses honored from Ephraim McDowell were Lisa Hart, R.N., who works in the behavioral health unit; Julia Corey, R.N. and Diana Swain, R.N., who both work in the critical care unit; Erin Raikes, R.N., who works in the cardiac catheterization lab; Melissa Brown, R.N., who works in recovery; Claudia Jones, R.N. and Lisa Buis, R.N., who both work in telemetry; and Connie Caudill, R.N., who works in the medical/surgical unit. The nurses honored from Fort Logan were Jai Ramlochan, R.N. and Gina Masters, R.N., who both work in the medical/surgical Unit and Abe Walton, R.N. and Maggie Hale, R.N., who both work in the birthing spa.
“Our nurses who were recognized are very deserving of this recognition,” says Vicki A. Darnell president and CEO, Ephraim McDowell Health. “They each provide excellent patient care and truly make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families.”
National Nurses Week was May 6–12; it ended with Florence Nightingale’s birthday May 12.