Providence Hospital Presents Annual Nursing Excellence Awards
May 30, 2017 3:15 pm
Winners of the Providence Hospital 2017 Annual Nursing Excellence Award for outstanding professionalism were recently announced. They are:
|Critical Care||Kaitlin Nelson|
|Charge Nurse||Nick Binion|
|Nursing Support||Jourdan Tillman|
“These associates have distinguished themselves in the nursing profession because each one lives out the hospital’s mission and values every day while exemplifying nursing excellence,” said Providence Chief Nursing Officer Katrina Brown.
Nominations for the Nursing Excellence Awards are submitted by hospital employees and reviewed by a specially-appointed nominating committee that includes the CNO and other nursing leadership. The awards have been presented since 2008.
Founded in 1854 and based in Mobile, Ala., Providence Hospital offers 349 beds and comprehensive healthcare for emergency, cardiovascular, cancer, orthopedics, obstetrics and surgical services, as well as an outpatient diagnostic center and a freestanding rehabilitation and wellness center. Providence Hospital has been designated a Blue Distinction Center by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama for spine, hip and knee surgeries, reflecting a high level of performance in patient safety and outcomes.
On the Gulf Coast, Providence based in Mobile, Alabama, and Sacred Heart Health System based in Pensacola, Florida, are part of Ascension. Together, these Ascension healthcare facilities have served Gulf Coast communities for more than 160 years and they employ more than 6,600 associates. Across the region, Ascension provided more than $113 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. For more on Providence, visit www.providencehospital.org.