It is great to see our coworkers continue their education. It’s even better when they receive scholarships to do so. Elanna Drye, RN in the SICU in Hot Springs has done just that. Elanna was awarded the Presidential Scholarship from Walden University. Sean Snow presented her with the scholarship at the Leadership Forum in March.… View Full Post
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… View Full Post
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… View Full Post
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… View Full Post
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… View Full Post
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… View Full Post
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… View Full Post
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.