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Award Description

Recognizing the achievements of our nurses is awarded each year during Nurse’s Week. Employees are nominated by staff in one of four categories whom are committed to the Compassionate Connected Care. All nominations are reviewed by peers and leadership and a winner is selected based upon their principles that are exemplified through the I Commit, I am Empowered, I Achieve and I Believe commitment.

 

 

Facility Award Winners

Exemplary Professional Practice

Lois Gibbs, RN - Rapid Response Team

Rising Star

Dakota Harris, RN - PACU

Transformational Leadership

Darlene Caruso, RN - Wound Care

Nursing Team Award

Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurses

Team Member

Chelsa Davila - MICU/MSICU

Excellence in Structural Empowerment

Cynthia Vanbebber, RN - NCCU

Exemplary Professional Practice

Frances Acevedo, RN - Pediatric Hem/Onc and BMT

Rising Star

Courtney Mokry, RN - Pediatric Hem/Onc and BMT

Transformational Leadership

Lindsay Braden, RN - Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit

Nursing Team Award

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Team Member

Caroline Wilson - Child Life Specialist

Excellence in Structural Empowerment

Elizabeth Edwards, RN - Pediatric Hem/Onc and BMT

Exemplary Professional Practice

Lisette Harb, RN - Medical-Surgical Unit

Rising Star

Jordan Rosales, RN - Medical-Surgical Unit

Transformational Leadership

Stephanie Ament, RN - Medical-Surgical Unit

Nursing Team Award

Medical-Surgical Unit

Team Member

Jeff Michael Whitcomb - Medical-Surgical Unit

Excellence in Structural Empowerment

Kayleigh Zidek, RN - Medical-Surgical Unit

Exemplary Professional Practice

Anquinette Thomas, RN - Telemetry

Angelina Villasenor, RN - Emergency Center

Rising Star

Alexis Castillo, RN - NICU

Transformational Leadership

Martha Morales, RN - GI Lab

Nursing Team Award

Ortho Surgical Unit

Team Member

Monica Marin - FNS

Excellence in Structural Empowerment

Sarah Henshaw, RN - PCU

Exemplary Professional Practice

Connie Choi, RN - Med/Surg

Rising Star

Hannah Ellis, RN - MSICU

Transformational Leadership

Guillermo Quesada, RN - Behavioral Health

Nursing Team Award

MSICU

Team Member

Edgar Arriaga - Food & Nutrition

Excellence in Structural Empowerment

Anna Mendoza, RN - MSICU

Exemplary Professional Practice

Amy Foster, RN - Neuro Medical Surgery

Rising Star

Lupe Rodriguez, RN - Medical Surgical

Transformational Leadership

Oscar Cantu, RN - Neuro Critical Care Unit

Nursing Team Award

IMCU

Team Member

Faith Langley - Neuro Telemetry

Excellence in Structural Empowerment

Celina Villasana, RN - Neuro Medical Surgery Telemetry

Rising Star

Hugo DeLaGarza, RN - Emergency Department

Transformational Leadership

Shannon Villani, RN - Pre-Op

Nursing Team Award

Step Down Recovery Staff

Team Member

Donna Wilcots - Admitting

Exemplary Professional Practice

Dean Gunning, RN - Intensive Care Unit

Rising Star

Derek Wallace, RN - Intensive Care Unit

Transformational Leadership

Aprille Wadkins, RN - Intensive Care Unit

Nursing Team Award

Intensive Care Unit

Team Member

Lisa Quinones - EVS

Excellence in Structural Empowerment

Severin Stowers, RN - Intensive Care Unit

Exemplary Professional Practice

Meli White, RN - Medical Surgical

Rising Star

Deanna Hughes, RN - Surgical Services

Transformational Leadership

Crystal Browning, RN - Radiology

Nursing Team Award

Surgical Services

Team Member

Gina Kalthoff - Respiratory Services

Excellence in Structural Empowerment

Sweety Dmello, RN - Women's Services