Cricket Ellington is a night shift RN-Patient Care Coordinator for our Medical/Surgical unit. She has served our patients for the past 7 years on this unit. Cricket serves as a coach and mentor for students and employees, taking extra time and showing patience when helping others learn. She is recognized by her peers as an expert in surgical nursing. Surgeons respect her knowledge and her clinical quality of care. Her patients often compliment her on the compassionate care they receive. She raises patient care and nursing to an outstanding, high-level profession.