Natalie is being honored with the DAISY Award for going above and beyond for the patients and families she cares for. Natalie is described by her patients as being thoughtful and caring.
Natalie's nominator notes that she has always set the example for her fellow nurses to emulate. She epitomizes nursing excellence from the moment she arrives at work until the end of her long day. They note that Natalie's knowledge, judgment, experience, and skill level are superb. Her kind heart and professional, relaxed demeanor is the perfect combination to care for patients right before and after surgery. They also noted that MMH is fortunate to have such a special nurse and are very thankful that patients benefit from having Natalie by their side.
Natalie's peers note that she is an amazing resource and they are thankful she is willing to share her knowledge. They state that Natalie stays focused on doing what is right and is a very hard worker. She is known for always having a smile on her face. Natalie's peers are grateful she is a part of their team.
Because of Natalie's compassionate and caring efforts, her patients experience a level of care that exemplifies the impact nurses have in creating an environment where patients and families feel at home.