Excellence in Clinical Nursing Practice
Nurse of the Year
Nominated by Penny Whisenant and Mary Beth Schitter
The recipient of this award has consistently demonstrated:
- Excellence in nursing practice
- Caring, competence, and commitment to patients
- Passion for patient care
- Evidence-based practice
- Professional nursing image
- Responsibility for professional development
- Role model and mentor attributes
Linda is an expert in all her nursing skills
Linda has excellent assessment skills, good judgment, and critical thinking skills that she uses and shares on a consistent basis.
Linda shows great patience with teaching others, especially patients and families.
Linda consistently looks out for her patients and gets dietitian, pharmacist, or social workers involved to provide very good care to the patients.
Linda shows commitment to patients, and a passion for patient care by signing up for multiple extra shifts to be sure that patients are provided with care.
Linda attends frequent inservices and seminars to increase her knowledge base and then brings the information to her peers to share.