St. John's Hospital Springfield Illinois issued the following announcement on May 10.
In honor of National Nurses Week, HSHS St. John’s Hospital hosted a Nursing Exemplar Awards Ceremony for the HSHS Central Illinois Division Hospitals (CID). The CID hospitals include HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur, HSHS St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield and HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital in Shelbyville. Below is the full list of winners from today’s ceremony.
Excellence in Nursing
Luke Becker, Ivette Cortes, Amber Harmon, AmyJo McDermott and Josephine Quinn, St. John’s
Michelle Bovyn, Julia Cox, Mollee Decesaro, Amy Kirk and Lisa Price, St. Mary’s
Lisa Fouts, Shari Grandidier, Heather Senaldi, Janice Thomack and Vonna Wessell, St. Francis
Kerri Hayes and Tina Shutts, Good Shepherd
Charge Nurses of the Year
Amber Eller, Heather Lind and Jodi Wood, St. John’s
Tedi Blazier, St. Mary’s
Anessa Emmons, St. Francis
Educators of the Year
Brenda Yale, St. John’s
Heather Grimes, St. Mary’s
Rookies of the Year
Molly Cooper, Taylor Monke and Ashlynn Raynor, St. John’s
Jonathan Medler, St. Mary’s
Lindsay Allen, St. Francis
Preceptors of the Year
Teri Heuer and Betty Ring, St. John’s
Cinda Pringle, St. Mary’s
Vicki Durbin, St. Francis
Kerri Hayes, Good Shepherd
Partners in Nursing
Sondra Barber, Isaac Okbamichael, Ashley Reed and Jodi Zak, St. John’s
Jared Kennedy, St. Mary’s
Shari Birkenkamp, St. Francis
Cassidy Bolin, Good Shepherd
Nurse Leaders of the Year
Hillary Wernsing, St. John’s
Crystal Catherwood, St. Mary’s
Marilyn Pastrovich, St. Francis Hospital
Julie Schinzler, Good Shepherd
Additionally, Nicole Ball, general medical nurse manager; Diedra Stewart, NICU nurse manager; and James Radcliffe, environmental services colleague, all from St. John’s, received recognition from Dr. Subhash and Rambha Chaudhary for infection prevention initiatives.
Be sure to check out our Facebook page for photos from the ceremony.
Original source can be found here.