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Award Winners 2014

2014 Nursing Excellence Clinical Awards

The following awardees are recognized in the MAGNET component areas in the following role categories as our 2014 Award Winners:

Clinical Nurse

Awards are supported by the David & Alice Miller Nursing Award Endowed Fund.

 

Award Recipient

Unit

MAGNET Component

Jessica Hanson, MSN, RN, CNL

Thornton 2 East PCU

Transformational Leadership

Cresilda Newsom, MSN, RN, CCRN, CPAN

Hillcrest PACU

Structural Empowerment

Kristina Christenson, BSN, RN, CCRN

Thornton ICU

Exemplary Professional Practice

Nancy Li, BSN, RN, CPAN

Thornton PACU

New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements

Kim Savidan, BSN, RN

Thornton 2 East PCU

Empirical Outcomes

Overall Clinical Nurse of the Year:  Cresilda Newsom, MSN, RN, CCRN,CPAN

Nurse Consultant

Awards are supported by the Patrons of Nursing Shared Governance Fund.

 

Award Recipient

Unit

MAGNET Component

Karen Mitchell, MSN, RN, CMCN

Hillcrest Emergency Department

New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements

Linda Lobbestael, MSN, RN-BC, PDC

Education, Development and Research

Structural Empowerment

Sue Wynn, BSN, RN,

Nursing Informatics

Empirical Outcomes

Overall Nurse Consultant of the Year:  Karen Mitchell, MSN, RN, CMCN

Advanced Practice Nurse

Awards are supported by the Sonya Healy Nursing Management Award Fund.

Award Recipient

Unit

MAGNET Component

Julie Zimmerman, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNS

Education, Development and Research

Structural Empowerment

Cassia Yi, MSN, APRN, CCRN,

Education, Development and Research

Transformational Leadership

 Linda Soaft, MSN, ANP-BC, CCTC
 Liver Transplant Program
 Exemplary Professional Practice

Overall Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year: 
Linda Soaft, MSN, ANP-BC, CCTC

Nurse Leader

Awards are supported by the Sonya Healy Nursing Management Award Fund.

 

Award Recipient

Unit

MAGNET Component

Mary Hellyar, MSN, RN, CCRN

Thornton ICU

Transformational Leadership

Chad Hutchison, BSN, MSN, RN, ONC

Med Surg Ortho/Neuro/Trauma

Structural Empowerment

Valerie Scalzetti, BSN, RN, CEN

Sulpizio Emergency Department

Exemplary Professional Practice

Ala Garza, MSN, RN,

Hillcrest 10 East & 5 West

New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements

Karen Armenion, MSN, RN, CMSRN

Hillcrest 6 West

Empirical Outcomes

Overall Nurse Leader of the Year:  Mary Hellyar, MSN, RN, CCRN

 

The Marguerite Jackson Award for Professional Nursing Excellence

Provides funds to a nurse who exemplifies professionalism as evidenced by their

level of education, certification, and professional activities.

Award recipient:  Judy Davidson, DNP, RN, FCCM, CNS
Education, Development and Research

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