Cooper to Honor 2014 Nursing Excellence Awards Winners

Nursing_Awards_Banner_350The Professional Recognition Council, Division of Patient Care Services, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Nursing Excellence Awards. The winners will be recognized during a special awards dinner on Monday, May 5, and a Red Carpet Reception on May 6.

Stephanie Conners, Senior Vice President of Hospital Operations and Chief Nursing Officer, congratulated our outstanding Cooper nurses. “We salute our Cooper stars who exemplify ‘One Team. One Purpose.’ every day through their leadership, teamwork, compassion and dedication. Thank you for making a difference. ”

The recipients of the 2014 Nursing Excellence Awards are:

Leonora Ball, MSN, APN, Cardiothoracic Surgery Advanced Practice Nurse
The Cooper Heart Institute and The Heart House Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular Nursing

Ruth Cooper, EMT-B, Emergency Technician, Emergency Department
The Barbara and Jack Tarditi Award for Excellence in Patient Care (Non-Nurse)

Deborah Cutrona, RN, MSN, CCRN, Post Anesthesia Care Unit Staff Nurse
The Barbara and Jack Tarditi Family Excellence Award for Nursing Research

Joanne Fox, RNC-NIC, BSN, Clinical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
The Philip and Carole Norcross Award for Excellence in Nursing Leadership

Karen Kimbrough, RN, BSN, CCRN, Post Anesthesia Care Unit Staff Nurse
The Philip and Carole Norcross Award for Excellence in Perioperative Nursing

Matthew Lightcap, RN, BSN, Pavilion 7 Orthopaedics/Neurology Staff Nurse
The Carol G. Tracey Compassion Award

Melissa MacDonald, RN, BSN, Pavilion 6 Surgical Staff Nurse
Cooper Nursing Alumni Clinical Nurse Excellence Award

Lois Meyer, RNC, BSN, Neonatal Intensive Care Staff Nurse
John Henry Kronenberger Memorial Award for Excellence in Neonatal Nursing Practice

Helen Nichter, MSN, APN, Breast Surgery Advanced Practice Nurse
Advanced Practice Nurse Excellence Award

Rosetta Oliver, RN, BSN, RN-BC, Associate Clinical Director, Pavilion 7 Orthopaedics/Neurology
The Selma and Martin Hirsch Family Foundation Clinical Excellence Staff Award

Erika Orfe, RN, BSN, Trauma/Surgical Intensive Care Staff Nurse
Excellence in Trauma Nursing Award

Donna Reamer, RN, Case Manager, Care Coordination Department
Shaina Horton Memorial Award for Patient Centered Care

Mary Stauss, RN, MSN, APN, CEN, Clinical Educator, Emergency Department and Clinical Decision Unit
The Lynn Nelson Memorial Award of Excellence

Mary Thomas, RN-BC, Medical/Surgical/Oncology Unit Nurse
Sue Zamitis and Rose Smith Memorial Award for Excellence in Oncology Nursing

Jamie Sabetta RN, BSN, Pavilion 7, Orthopaedics/Neurology Staff Nurse
The Barbara and Jack Tarditi Family Excellence in Nursing Mentorship Award and Nurse of the Year

The 2014 Nursing Excellence Awards are made possible through the generosity of many Cooper supporters and friends to support ongoing education and training. View the list of sponsors here.

 

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