Maria was nominated and recognized by patients and their families and also by her co-workers. Maria is a great resource for the team, she is always willing to “jump up” to help a patient in need or a co-worker in need. Maria recognizes that the “team” takes care of the patients and their families. Patients write about Maria’s kindness, compassion and her calmness during their times of high stress. Maria is a true DAISY NURSE.