Winter Haven (Fla.) Hospital Nurses Beth Burgess, RN; Judith Hain, RN; Mayra Keaton, BSN, RN, CEN, and Jennifer Parkes, RN, were named 2015 Nurse of the Year award recipients at an annual nursing recognition ceremony in May. The four were chosen from the 24 nurses nominated for the awards, according to a news release.
Burgess is an infusion center nurse; Hain, an oncology nurse; Keaton, an ED nurse, and Parkes, a med/surg nurse.
“The Nurse of the Year awards are peer-nominated submissions based on the BayCare values of trust, respect, dignity, responsibility and excellence,” Sally Raiden, RN, manager, research and professional practice, said in the release. “The Winter Haven Hospital Professional Nursing Practice Council, composed of staff nurse representatives, reviewed unnamed nominations and voted to determine the top four Nurses of the Year who best live the BayCare values.”