Northwest Health – La Porte announced that Jennifer Mrozinski, RN, has been selected to receive its Nursing Excellence Award.
This peer-nominated award, given in recognition of the critical role nurses play in treating our patients, was open to qualifying RNs and LPNs working in a direct patient care position who consistently demonstrate characteristics synonymous with nursing excellence.
Jennifer was chosen for her expertise and exceptional nursing skills. Every nomination mentioned the compassionate care she gives to her patients, and many shared examples of how she spends time to get to know her patients and answer their questions. Others wrote about how Jennifer is known to go above and beyond by rubbing lotion on a patient's feet, or combing a patient's hair for them. All agreed that Jennifer treats every patient as if they were a member of her family.
“Northwest Health – La Porte is fortunate to have many outstanding nurses like Jennifer among its ranks. Nurses who deliver exemplary care, compassion and service, who understand the importance of teamwork and mentoring others, who can lead in times of crises, and who are true champions of promoting healthcare in our community,” said Keith Nichols, CEO, Northwest Health – La Porte and Starke. “With an ongoing focus this year on the selfless efforts of healthcare professionals like Jennifer, we are pleased to acknowledge the important contributions of our nursing professionals.”
In addition to receiving the Nursing Excellence Award itself, Jennifer received a cash prize and a copy of “Shining the Light on All the Right” by Mark and Bonnie Barnes, co-founders of The DAISY Foundation, an international movement created to recognize and express gratitude for extraordinary nursing.