Nursing

Register for the 4th Annual Nursing Practice Forum

Register for the 4th Annual Nursing Practice Forum

CHI St. Vincent will co-sponsor the 4th Annual Evidence-Based Practice Forum: Translating Research Into Practice. Thursday, Nov. 9 from 8:30am to 4pm Infirmary Education Center Click here to register. The forum provides an opportunity to learn about the work of fellow nurses and researchers and engage in research. Tammy Diamond-Wells, MSN, RN, NE-BC, will provide […]

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Morrilton Receives Pathway to Excellence Re-Designation

Morrilton Receives Pathway to Excellence Re-Designation

Morrilton has once again been designated as a “Pathway to Excellence” hospital, maintaining its distinction as the first and only hospital in Arkansas to receive the “Pathway to Excellence” recognition for its exceptional nursing care. The prestigious designation awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center recognizes a heathcare organization for quality nursing standards and patient […]

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Tabitha Childers Named Clinical Director of Infirmary Emergency Services

Tabitha Childers Named Clinical Director of Infirmary Emergency Services

Tabitha Childers, MSN RN CEN, has been named Clinical Director of Emergency Services. Tabitha also serves as interim Clinical Director of General Surgical (4N, 4E, 4W), the Surgical Step Down Unit and the Intensive Care Unit. Tabitha began her career in Alaska as a staff nurse before serving as Clinical Supervisor with White River Health […]

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Jenny Bowe Named Clinical Director of Maternal Child Health, Medical-Surgical & Behavior Health Services

Jenny Bowe Named Clinical Director of Maternal Child Health, Medical-Surgical & Behavior Health Services

Jenny Bowe, MSN, RN RNC-NIC, was recently named Clinical Director of Maternal Child Health, Medical-Surgical (7E/OPIC, 3N, 4NW/PICC) and Behavior Health Services. She has served as the role’s interim director since 2016. Jenny began her career at the Infirmary in 1977 and has served in a variety of leadership roles throughout her career, including Clinical […]

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Shannon Hoey Receives September 2017 Daisy Award

Shannon Hoey Receives September 2017 Daisy Award

Caring for our patient’s families is just as important as caring for our patients. That’s why we want to recognize Shannon Hoey, RN, in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU), as a Daisy Award winner. Read her nomination: “My dad was in the hospital two weeks ago. This was an unexpected diagnosis, and my family […]

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Adam Wallace Receives September 2017 Daisy Award

Adam Wallace Receives September 2017 Daisy Award

Caring for our coworkers is just as important as caring for our patients. That’s why we want to recognize Adam Wallace, RN in the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit (NSICU), as a Daisy Award winner. “I recently floated to the NSICU- I am an ED nurse who is currently on a med-surg contract and had never […]

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Kimberley Donaldson Named Nurse Manager at Hot Springs

Kimberley Donaldson Named Nurse Manager at Hot Springs

Kimberley Donaldson, BSN, has been named nurse manager for 4E Medical/Surgical Unit and IP Wound at SVHS. Kimberley has been a nurse for 13 years, primarily practicing in the med-surg setting. She completed her bachelors degree in nursing at Arkansas Tech University in 2014.

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RN Deadline to Submit Credentials for Bonuses is Oct. 20

RN Deadline to Submit Credentials for Bonuses is Oct. 20

The deadline for RNs to submit critical care competencies certification for related bonuses is Friday, Oct. 20. Documentation should be submitted to your supervising manager. RNs with the following competencies will receive additional compensation: Left Ventricle Assist Device (LVAD) Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Impella® device Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) External Ventricular Drain Bonuses are […]

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Jean Morris Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Jean Morris Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Jean Morris, 4NW nurse at Infirmary, was recognized as a Service Hero for demonstrating COMPASSION for our most vulnerable. Jean was caring for a patient who asked if she could share her seizure medications with her son. Jean was shocked and concerned. She told the patient that she could not share her medications but also […]

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Carla Lewis Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Carla Lewis Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Carla Lewis, a nurse on the Infirmary’s 4th floor, was recognized as a Service Hero for demonstrating care and COMPASSION. A 100-year-old patient was admitted to the Infirmary after falling and breaking her hip at her nursing home. Carla Lewis cared for the patient during much of her stay. When I met Carla, she had […]

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