2009 Nursing Awards and Recognitions

Published on: 12/29/2009

Susan Churchill, RN, BSN, CPN- Nominee 2009 South Florida Organization of Nurse Executives (SFONE) Leadership Award.
 

Candace Pineda, RN, BSN, CPN- Nominee 2009 South Florida Organization of Nurse Executives (SFONE) Leadership Award.
 

Nikole Sanchez- Rubiera, RN, MSN, MBA- Nominee 2009 South Florida Organization of Nurse Executives (SFONE) Leadership Award.
 

Elizabeth Padilla, RN, BSN, CPN- Finalist 2009 Nursing Spectrum Excellence Awards, Customer Service
 

Sarah Taylor, RN, BSN, CPON- Finalist 2009 Nursing Spectrum Excellence Awards, Management
 

Alison Scheflow, RN, MA, BSN, CCRN- Finalist 2009 Nursing Spectrum Excellence Awards, Clinical Care
 

PICU Staff - 2009 Best in Collaboration, Advance for Nurses
 

2009 Nurse of the Year Winners

RN of the year:
3 South: Carolina Ferraz, RN
 

LPN of the year:
ER: Michelle Perez, LPN
 

Rookie of the year:
3NE: Cristina Suarez, RN
 

Leader of the year:
LifeFlight: Juliette Edwards, RN
 

Nursing support staff of the year:
3 East:  Dalva Ferraz, CA
 

Scholar of the year:
Director of Hematology/Oncology: Debbie Del- Favero  MSN/ED, CPN, NE-BC
 

Unit base winners:

LifeFlight: Joann Dennis,  RN
NICU: Gayle O’Donnell RN
CV: Diana Arias, RN
Same Day Surgery: Jennifer Stringer, RN
PACU: Susan Goldstein, RN
OR: Danny Monroe, RN
ER: Donald Torres, RN
PICU: Melinda Duran, RN
Radiology: Raquel Morales, RN
3S: Carolina Ferraz, RN
3E: Nancy Breen,  RN
3NE: Jocelyn Reyes, RN
3N: Michelle Bursztein, RN
Psych: Yoely Hernandez, RN
2E: Stephanie Whitley, RN
Patient access: Grisel Cepeda, RN
2NE: Stefania Sarno, RN
2N: Ana Perez, RN
Ancillary: Meiling Marenco


About Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession's most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit www.nicklauschildrens.org.

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