Jason Jordan, RN, was recognized with an Infirmary DAISY Award for the kindness he showed to a patient.
Jason, who works in Behavioral Health, is the “true definition of compassion and empathy,” a patient wrote in his nomination.
“This nurse is wonderful. He is very professional but still knows how to joke around and put a smile on someone’s face. He’s a true blessing. In facilities like this, you have to have a good sense of humor to get through the day.”
“When you ask him for something or when I just need to talk for a second, he always helps me. He’s always there to do it with a smile. Heaven sent pretty much sums it up.”
The DAISY Award was established by the DAISY Foundation in memory of J. Patrick Barnes who died at 33 of ITP, an auto-immune disease. The Barnes Family was awestruck by the clinical skills, caring and compassion of the nurses who cared for Patrick, so they created the national award to thank nurses everywhere.