Happy Certified Nurses Day!
Riverside Healthcare is celebrating Certified Nurses Day on March 19 by honoring its board-certified nurses.
Board certification of nurses plays an increasingly important role in the assurance of high standards of care for patients and their loved ones. Nursing, like health care in general, has become increasingly complex. While a registered nurse (RN) license provides entry to general nursing practice, the knowledge-intensive requirements of modern nursing require extensive education, as well as a strong personal commitment to excellence by the nurse.
Riverside Healthcare encourages national board certification for all its nurses. There are many nursing certification specialties, such as medical-surgical, pediatric, pain management, cardiovascular, oncology, hospice, case management, emergency nursing, critical care, and many others. Many nursing certification bodies exist to serve the full range of specialized nursing care offered in the contemporary health care system; national nurse-certifying bodies should be accredited by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) or the National Organization for Competence Assurance (NOCA).
Please join Riverside Healthcare and the nation’s national nursing certification organizations in honoring those hardworking, dedicated nurses for their professionalism, commitment, and a job well done!
The following is a list of certified nurses that are being recognized for their professionalism, leadership, and commitment to excellence in patient care:
Sarah (Nicki) Baer-Leveque
Jeuz Paul De Los Santos
Katherine Van Hoveln
Note: We regret the omission of anyone who has a certification. This list is developed from staff turning in a copy of their credentials to the Organizational Development & Learning Department at Riverside. If we missed you this year, send a copy of your certification to OLIEEducation@rhc.net. THANK YOU for helping us keep our records up-to-date.