St. Francis Health Center helped celebrate Nurses Week by honoring some of their own. Several nurses and nurse aides received awards during a ceremony Wednesday. This year's honorees are:
Nursing Excellence Awards
Expert Nurse Leader - Brenda Deters
Expert Nurse Mentor - Lavonne Good
Expert Clinical Nurse (in a unit open 24/7) - Carolyn Hojnacki
Expert Clinical Nurse in a non-traditional role - Marla Flanagan
Outstanding New Graduate - Calvin Wright
Friend of Nursing - System and Services Technology
Erica Hill, RN Gerald Hutfles, CNA
Kurtis Klecan, CNA Marsha Martin, RN
Joanie Ives, RN Damien Mauck, CNA
Ana Ratcliff, LDT Tiffany Badger , CNA
Kristy Simon, CNA
Pusitz Awards were established at the bequest of Dr. Manuel Pusitz to honor nurses and nurse aides who distinguish themselves through compassionate nurse-patient relationships.
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