Added on Nov 04, 2010 | Filed Under: General News

Ochsner Health System is proud to announce that 31 of our Registered Nurses are among the Great 100 Nurses of Louisiana. The recipients were honored for their outstanding contributions and commitment to the profession at the Great 100 Nurses Celebration on Wednesday, October 20th at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.

"These outstanding nurses live out our mission every day," said Nancy L. Davis, Senior Vice President, Patient Care and System Chief Nursing Officer at Ochsner Health System. "They are committed to healing and caring through their relationships with their patients and teammates. We are grateful for their professional contributions to making our nursing organization among the finest in the country."

These exemplary nurses are selected by their peers and patients, based on their concern for humanity, their contribution to the community and the nursing profession.

Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner
Jeanne M. Alleman
Helena Asprion
Mary Emmons
Lori B. Olivier
Sandra M. Pitre
Nancy U. St. Germain
Reggie Vicks

Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Campus
Tammy Francipane
Rebecca Goldman
Lydia Lewis
Susan Nielsen
Jennifer Phillips
Dana Smith

Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital
Lucia Champagne

Ochsner Health Center - Covington
Cheryl Renee Hilton
Sandra Martin-Bocekl

Ochsner Medical Center
Risikat Babatunde
Alice Bordelon
Jana Conrad
Cheryl Cotton
Susan Fowler
Cynthia Hanzo
Cyntrel Janeau
Gina Jolicoeur
Cicely W. Lewis
Thuy Nguyen
Susan Overman
Jennifer Pipes
Betty Wolff
Joy Wonderley
Erin Young

"These nurses represent many, many years of nursing experience in a variety of care settings. They received this recognition for their ability to make a difference and relate in such a caring manner with patients and families," said Lisa Colletti, CNO at Ochsner Medical Center.

Ochsner is proud to have had 164 Great 100 nurses in the past 5 years:

2009: 36 nurses
2008: 39 nurses
2007: 33 nurses
2006: 25 nurses



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