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Cook County Health System recognizes nurses for outstanding performance

Cook County Health & Hospitals System, the third largest public healthcare system nationwide, held its third Annual Professional Registered Nurse Clinical Excellence Award Program for 2014.

The health system recently recognized 12 nurses for outstanding clinical performance based on the following six standards: relationships and caring, visionary, innovative, advocacy, teamwork and collaboration and clinical expertise, according to a news release.

According to the release, award recipients were nominated by their colleagues for outstanding performance in the following clinical areas:

• Medical/surgical nursing — Gloria Dowdell, RN, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County (medical surgical);
• Maternal/child nursing — Analyn Torres, RN, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County (NICU);
• Immediate care center — Dalisay Delrosario, RN, Oak Forest Health Center;
• Professional development and education — Paul Langlois, MD, Cook County Health & Hospital System;
• Emergency nursing — Arlene McFadden, RN, Cermak Health Services of Cook County;
• Public health nursing — JoAnn Lingle, RN, Cook County Department of Public Health;
• Correctional nursing — Roxanne Wolfe, RN, Cermak Health Services of Cook County;
• Advanced practice nursing — Maureen Gallagher, RN, Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center (infectious disease);
• Psychiatric nursing — Aurora Prado, RN, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County;
• Specialty care center — Pamela West, RN, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County;
• Quality/case management — Shirley A. Overton, RN, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County;
• Adolescent and young adult clinic — Patricia Littlejohn, RN, Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center (infectious disease).

A committee has been charged with supporting and sustaining this annual recognition program.

By | 2014-08-28T00:00:00-04:00 August 28th, 2014|Categories: Greater Chicago, Regional|0 Comments

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