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Awards & Recognition

Founder’s Award from APSNA presented to Raquel Pasaron

Congratulations to Raquel Pasarón, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, for receiving the Founder’s Award from the National American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA). 

06/24/2016

Jamie Wiggins, Administrative Director of Inpatient Services at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Elected to Board of the Nursing Consortium of South Florida

Mr. Wiggins will serve a two year term on the Nursing Consortium of South Florida Board of Directors.

05/23/2016

All Three Nicklaus Children's Intensive Care Units Recognized with Gold Beacon Awards

National three-year awards recognize exceptional patient care and a healthy work environment.

05/10/2016

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Receives 2015 Press Ganey NDNQI Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality

The award recognizes the top-performing pediatric hospital that has achieved excellence in overall performance in nursing quality indicators.

01/20/2016

Humpty Dumpty Falls Prevention Receives Top Magnet Prize®

Nicklaus Children's Hospital is recognized for the Humpty Dumpty Falls Prevention Program. The American Nurses Credentialing Center announces Nicklaus Children's Hospital as the winner of the ANCC 2015 Magnet Prize® sponsored by Cerner.

10/08/2015

Nurse Administrator Award presented to Jill Tahmooressi

Jill Tahmooressi, MBA, BSN,RN-BC,NCSN has been a beacon of professionalism for young leaders. In September of 2015 she was awarded the Nurse Administrator Award.

09/28/2015

Barry University Distinguished Alumni Award 2015

Congratulations to Elena Ortega MSN, ARNP, CCRN for receiving the Barry University Distinguished Alumni Award at the 2015 Nursing commencement pinning ceremony.

08/10/2015

March of Dimes 2014 Nurse of the Year Award

Nurse of the Year is an elegant awards event and fundraiser that brings together the corporate and health care communities to recognize and celebrate nursing excellence and achievements in research, education, quality patient care, innovation and leadership. March of Dimes salutes and recognizes nurses for their leadership and service to the health and well-being of our community.

11/11/2014

Miami Children's Recognized for Nursing Training

Miami Children's Horizons Internship Program for Nurses has been recognized as a best practice program for nursing education by the Nursing Executive Center of The Advisory Board Company.

08/28/2014

Recipients of the Health Care Heroes® Award 2014

Congratulations to the Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, Intensive Care Teams that received the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Health Care Heroes® Award.

07/30/2014

4th Annual Florida Nurses Association South Region Symposium Awardees

Congratulations to the Nicklaus Children's Hospital nurses recognized for nursing excellence at the 4th Annual Florida Nurses Association South Region Symposium & Awards Ceremony on April 26, 2014

04/30/2014

Nicklaus Children's Urgent Care Center Team places 3rd in Poster Award: Evidence Based Best Practice

Congratulations to Nicklaus Children's Urgent Care Center Team!

04/30/2014

Miami Children's Hospital Receives Highest Nursing Credential with Prestigious Magnet Recognition...Again

This is the third time MCH is recognized for excellence in nursing and it is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice.

12/20/2013

2013 Nursing Awards

FIU 30th Anniversary Gala Awards & FNA Membership Assembly Great 100 Awards

11/28/2013

Intensive Care Units at Miami Children’s Hospital Receive Three Beacon Awards for Excellence

MCH is one of only three children’s hospital in the nation to be awarded Gold and Silver Level Beacon Awards for all of their ICU’s and the only children’s hospital in Florida to receive this distinction.

09/28/2012

Miami Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Recipient of Gold Beacon Award for Excellence

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit has received a gold Beacon award for excellence by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. The Beacon award signifies exceptional care through improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction.

06/13/2012

Pediatric Nursing Certification Board 2012 Certification Advocate Recipients

Congratulations to Jean Buckley, RN, CPN of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, for going above and beyond to encourage RNs to seek certification. 

05/16/2012

Poster Design Winner at the 2011 NACHRI Annual Leadership Conference and Meeting

Congratulations to the Miami Children's Hospital team who was the overall poster winner at the 2011 NACHRI Annual Leadership Conference and Meeting

03/29/2012

March of Dimes 2011 Nurse of the Year Awards

Jackie Lytle Gonzalez and Nancy Humbert of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, will present awards in these categories at the 2011 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year awards.

11/03/2011

Miami Children's Hospital’s ‘Bing’ Wood Receives Regional Nursing Leadership Award

Maria Lina "Bing" Wood, MSN, ARNP, Administrative Director of Critical Care at Miami Children's Hospital, is the recipient of the 2011 Leadership Award presented by the South Florida Organization of Nurse Executives.

09/15/2011

2010 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2010

Miami Children's Hospital Awarded Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence

Beacon Award units realize many benefits of having met rigid criteria for excellence, high-quality standards and exceptional care of patients and patients’ families.

05/18/2010

2009 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2009

2008 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2008

Miami Children's Hospital Earns National Recognition for Nursing Excellence

The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes excellence and professionalism in nursing. Only 3 percent of hospitals nationwide have achieved Magnet designation.

05/14/2008

2007 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2007

2006 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2006

Miami Children's Hospital Nursing Posters Place in National Conference

In the 22nd Annual Pediatric Nursing Conference in Dallas, Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) was selected to participate in the clinical innovations poster competition. 

10/13/2006

2005 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2005

2004 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2004

Miami Children's Hospital Nurse Honored by National Nursing Organization

Jeanette Diana, ARNP, pediatric surgery nurse practitioner at Miami Children's Hospital, received the “Founder’s Award” from the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses’ Association (APSNA) for her significant contribution to the care of pediatric surgical patients and her visionary leadership within the hospital and the community at large.

06/08/2004

Three Miami Children's Hospital Nurses Honored by Regional Nursing Organization

Miami Children’s Hospital’s Jackie Gonzalez, ARNP, MSN, CNAA, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Maria Fernandez, MSN, ARNP, LifeFlight® Program Director, and Natasha H. Melbourne, ARNP, MSN, Clinical Educator, received awards from the Florida Nursing Association District V.

05/26/2004

2003 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Awards received by Miami Children's Hospital Nursing department and outstanding nurses.

12/29/2003

Miami Children’s Hospital Awarded Nursing ‘Magnet’ Site Honors

Magnet designation recognizes the MCH nursing staff for meeting the rigorous quality indicators and standards of nursing practice as defined by the American Nurses Association’s Scope and Standards for Nurse Administrators. 

07/24/2003


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