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Outstanding Nurses Recognized at North Shore Medical Center
5/10/2016

The Broadhead Clinical Excellence Award

• Rowena Balisi, R.N. – Special Care Nursery, NSMC Salem Hospital, resides in Salem

• Stephanie Morrison, R.N. – NSMC Union Hospital, resides in Beverly

• Dana Fraser, R.N. – NSMC Union Hospital, resides in Swampscott

• Elaine Mello, R.N. – Cardiac Surgery Unit, NSMC Salem Hospital, resides in Lynn

• Julie Perry, R.N. – Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, NSMC Salem Hospital, resides in Ipswich

• Jennifer Watson, R.N. – NSMC Union Hospital, resides in Danvers

The Broadhead Clinical Excellence Award is given in honor of Eleanor Broadhead, who endowed the Broadhead Program for Excellence in Nursing in 1995, in memory of her sister, Elizabeth, who volunteered as a nurse during World War II. Recipients are recognized for achievements in clinical nurse practice, professional development and promotion of NSMC’s patient care mission.

NSMC Nursing Leadership Award

• Madonna Cruz, R.N. – Nurse Director, NSMC Salem Hospital, resides in Salem

• Josephine Dawes, R.N. – Clinical Nurse Educator, NSMC Salem Hospital, resides in Rockport

The Nursing Leadership Award honors NSMC nurse mangers who exemplify the professional nurse and advance the organizational values of patient care quality and employee satisfaction through their managerial and leadership skills.

Donald W. Blodgett Exemplary Service Award

• Kelly Rehman, R.N. – NSMC Salem Hospital, resides in Andover

• Basil Madera, C.N.A. – NSMC Salem Hospital, resides in Lynn

• Jay Ocio, C.N.A. – NSMC Salem Hospital, resides in Salem

Nominated by their peers, the recipients of the 11th annual Donald W. Blodgett Exemplary Service Award demonstrate extraordinary service to their patients, families and nursing colleagues. This award honors the late Donald W. Blodgett, who served as an NSMC trustee for 30 years. The awards were presented at the Danversport Yacht Club in Danvers, MA. on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.

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NSMC (North Shore Medical Center) is a multi-site health system headquartered in Salem, Mass., which includes NSMC Salem Hospital, NSMC Union Hospital in Lynn, MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center, NSMC Heart Center, and the physician network known as North Shore Physicians Group. NSMC and Massachusetts General Hospital together provide care at the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care and the Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center in Danvers. NSMC is a member of Partners HealthCare, which was founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. #northshoremed

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