HackensackUMC Mountainside Celebrates National Nurses Week, May 6th through May 12th
May 13, 2015 03:59 PM
Myrtle Phillips Forsyth, RN, Annual Nursing Awards were presented to Nicole Cabrera, RN and Beverly Datilus, RN, for inpatient clinical care achievements. Six additional nurses received Laraja Foundation Professional Practice Awards for exemplifying the mission, vision and values of HackensackUMC Mountainside and serving as a role model for others. Blessy Tannickal, RN, Candise Maiore, RN, Ashley Wyckoff, RN, Renee Karain, RN, Elizabeth McCabe, RN and Sheila Racinez, RN, were each recognized for nursing excellence in service areas ranging from Behavioral Health and Emergency Care to TCU.
The Martin L. Sorger, MD, Orthopedic Nursing Award presented to Elisa Marie Demko, RN, for excellence in the acute care Orthopedic Unit at HackensackUMC Mountainside. Dr. Sorger was an orthopedic surgeon on staff at HackensackUMC Mountainside for more than 40 years.
Presentation of the nursing awards are funded in perpetuity by gifts to Partners for Health (formerly Mountainside Hospital Foundation) that are restricted for this purpose.