Nursing

Kayla Ammons, RN, Recognized as a Service Hero at North

Kayla Ammons, RN, Recognized as a Service Hero at North

Congratulations to Kayla Ammons, RN, for being recognized as a Service Hero at North. She put our values into action by demonstrating COMPASSION for her patients and EXCELLENCE toward her coworkers. Read a snip from her nomination: Kayla is always smiling.  She always has a good attitude and is always willing to help her coworkers. […]






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Tessie Bell Celebrates 50 Years at Infirmary

Tessie Bell Celebrates 50 Years at Infirmary

Tessie Bell has been a general surgery nurse at CHI St. Vincent since 1967. She was thoroughly surprised on her 50th work anniversary when her coworkers threw her a party. KARK 4 News even stopped by to interview her. Here’s a snip of what she had to say: “The difference now is things are a lot […]






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Chad Chat, June 2017: Praise to Our Coworkers

Chad Chat, June 2017: Praise to Our Coworkers

This month we officially celebrate coworker appreciation, so on behalf of the leadership team I want to personally say “thank you” for all you do to care for our patients and for supporting this ministry! Whether you work in one of our hospitals, clinics, or work with one of our partnering organizations – we are […]






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Jan Frith, RN, Tap Dances Her Way to Retirement

Jan Frith, RN, Tap Dances Her Way to Retirement

Jan Frith, RN, is retiring after 45 years. She worked her last day in Surgery Holding at the Infirmary, wearing a tutu. Her patients and coworkers will always remember the fun atmosphere she provided by tap dancing for them on their birthdays. She will be greatly missed. Jan wrote a poem about her years at the Infirmary: This poem to […]






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Magnet Redesignation Message from Brenda

Magnet Redesignation Message from Brenda

A message from Brenda Fischer, PhD, RN, MBA, FACHE, CPHQ, Magnet Program Director: I was pleased to join CHI St. Vincent in January to facilitate our journey for Magnet redesignation for the Infirmary. I wanted all of you to know that we have completed our document for redesignation and will submit them to ANCC on […]






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Hot Springs Nurse Named to Arkansas’ 40 Under 40 List

Hot Springs Nurse Named to Arkansas’ 40 Under 40 List

Janet Smith, RN in Hot Springs, was named to this year’s 40 Under 40 list honoring emerging nurse leaders in Arkansas who are younger than 40 years old. She was chosen out of 80 nominations for the dual roles she plays as a nurse and faculty member of the registered nursing program at National Park College. Janet graduated from […]






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Nurses Tune Into Mind, Body and Spirit

Nurses Tune Into Mind, Body and Spirit

We recently celebrated our biggest group of coworkers: nurses. They enjoyed activities, drawings, blessing of the hands ceremonies and some fellowship (and food). With a theme revolving around caring for your mind, body and spirit, we’re reminding nurses to make some small changes for a big impact! In Inspired Nurse, Too, Rich Bluni (a nurse, […]






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Congress Recap with Nakisha Taylor, RN 5.2.17

Congress Recap with Nakisha Taylor, RN 5.2.17

Nakisha Taylor, RN, recaps the latest Congress news.  






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North Hosts Plaque Dedication in Memory of Marian Williams

North Hosts Plaque Dedication in Memory of Marian Williams

Our North campus will host a Memorial Service and plaque dedication to remember the life and service of coworker, Marian Williams RN, who lost her life in a fatal car accident January 2016. A memorial plaque will be presented to her family to recognize the 25 years of service she gave to the ministry at North. Memorial […]






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Morrilton Nurses Donate Items to Department of Human Services

Morrilton Nurses Donate Items to Department of Human Services

Nurses at Morrilton aren’t just celebrating nurses week with fun activities like pancake breakfasts and an ice cream social, they are giving back to the community as well. They collected and donated food items and gift cards for the children in the care of  the Department of Human Services as part of the annual RICE Project for National Nurses Week. […]






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