Nursing

SPIRIT Magazine Covers Features Arkansas Coworkers

SPIRIT Magazine Covers Features Arkansas Coworkers

Way to go Mary Jane Smith and Terry Gartin! They are on the cover of the recent issue of SPIRIT magazine, which was mailed to coworkers throughout CHI. The story showcases how health coaching works. Terry Gartin, RN, is a health coach with Arkansas Health Network, our clinically integrated network (or CIN). She helps coworkers […]






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Hot Springs Team Attends March Breakfast with Bryan

Hot Springs Team Attends March Breakfast with Bryan

Hot Springs Vice President of Patient Care Services, Bryan Williams recently held his March Breakfast With Bryan. At the event, Williams recognizes service anniversaries and engages in discussion with co-workers about ways to improve patient care. Attendees were: Left to right: Ann Hawkins, Bryan Williams , Jenny Black, Chae Brewer, Chianne Stewart, Deborah Lamb Not pictured: Pam Howlett and Alyssa Oseguers    






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Coworkers Celebrate Certified Nurses Day

Coworkers Celebrate Certified Nurses Day

In honor of National Certified Nurses Day that was on March 19, each campus hosted a celebration breakfast to say “Thank You” to all of our certified nurses. Hot Springs Monday, March 20 | 7:30 – 8:30am Dublin Room Infirmary Monday, March 20 | 7 – 8:30am Terrace Room North Monday, March 20 | 7:30am Morrilton Tuesday, March 21 […]






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Journal Club Luncheon

Journal Club Luncheon

  Thursday, April 13, 2017 St Vincent de Paul Room, Infirmary Thursday, May 11, 2017  St Vincent de Paul  Room, Infirmary 1230-1330  (Lunch will be provided) 1 Contact hour of continuing education credit will be given Articles are available on the Insider under Nursing then Journal Club (This will replace Journal Club held at 2pm in SW Bell […]






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Infirmary Maternal Child Celebrates Coworkers

Infirmary Maternal Child Celebrates Coworkers

The Infirmary Maternal Child team recently celebrated two big work anniversaries. Jane Wakefield has worked at the Infirmary for 37 years. She said her favorite role was being a LPN and working in NICU as a caregiver to countless babies. She says she loves the teamwork and camaraderie she feels when she is at work as […]






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EVS Team Recognizes Nursing Staff for Efforts to Enhance Cleanliness

EVS Team Recognizes Nursing Staff for Efforts to Enhance Cleanliness

A friendly hospital staff and a clean, infection-free environment can make the difference between a good patient experience and a bad one. And it’s everyone’s responsibility. That’s why our Environmental Services (EVS) team recognizes departments for making strides to improve the cleanliness of their nursing floor. This month, the EVS team awarded two trophies to nursing […]






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Cafeteria Discounts Change: Becoming 10% as of April 1

Cafeteria Discounts Change: Becoming 10% as of April 1

The Why: As healthcare in the United States continues to experience significant changes and challenges including declining reimbursement and increasing costs, CHI has initiated financial turnaround initiatives across the country to create a sustainable ministry.  At CHI St. Vincent, we too are working to create a sustainable ministry in Arkansas that generates the resources required […]






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Kristie Hudson Wins Daisy Award

Kristie Hudson Wins Daisy Award

Kristie Hudson, RN, was the March 2017 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses winner at CHI St. Vincent. Hudson is a nurse on 4 NE at the Infirmary. Here’s an excerpt from her nomination letter: “Every day my nurse takes care of my son. I am very appreciative. There is nothing that she does with my son without explaining it to me. […]






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Kandyce Cia Wins Daisy Award

Kandyce Cia Wins Daisy Award

Kandyce Cia, RN, was the March 2017 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses winner at CHI St. Vincent. Cia is a nurse on 4 West at the Infirmary. Here’s an excerpt from her nomination letter: “Before this nurse became my wife’s nurse, no one had attempted to examine my wife’s ileostomy. As soon as this nurse came into the room the first time, […]






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Volunteer at North Featured in High Profile

Volunteer at North Featured in High Profile

Check out the profile published in the Democrat Gazette by Ron Wolfe, “Gift shop volunteer, 95, keeps ’em coming back.” Pauline Helton wears an angel pin on the left shoulder of the blue top that identifies her as a volunteer at CHI St. Vincent North in Sherwood. The pin is a tiny gold glint that […]






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