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Nursing of the Year Awards go to five St. Joseph’s co-workers

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – In celebration of National Nurses Week every May, St. Joseph’s Mercy Health Center presents Nursing of the Year Awards to five deserving recipients.

The recipients are first nominated by unit managers and co-workers – for consistent service above and beyond the call of duty – and then they are selected by Patient Care Services administrators.

This spring’s winners are Debbie Puckett, RN, 4 East Surgical Unit Manager; JoJo Earner, RN, 4 East Surgical Unit day-shift staff/charge nurse; Jonathan Wright, LPN II, 2 West Pediatrics/Medical Surgical Unit day-shift licensed practical nurse; Ginger Humphrey, OB Tech, Labor and Delivery Department obstetrics technician; and Cherish Keener, PCP II/US, 4 West Oncology Unit Secretary.

“For those of you who are being recognized as Nurses of the Year here today, I want to say thank you on behalf of St. Joseph’s and the Sisters of Mercy,” said St. Joseph’s President/CEO Randy Fale during a recent Nurses Week ceremony. “It is a fitting testimonial to you as a person and the fine nursing skills that you possess. The Sisters of Mercy are proud of every one of you. You reflect their mission with your kind smile, excellent communication skills and the way you touch patients through your skilled care.

“Nursing at St. Joseph’s is an important part of who we are in the community. Patients come to St. Joseph’s because they know they are going to be well taken care of, and the nurses are the ones who administer the bulk of that care.”

Collectively, the recipients represent 33 years of nursing experience at St. Joseph’s. Puckett is the senior co-worker of the group with 13 years of service to St. Joseph’s, followed by Humphrey with 10.

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