During the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Magnet celebration, RNs were recognized in several categories, including mentoring: Anna Patterson, Gretchen Schafer, Lisa Otti, Lorenza Manabat, Jennifer Rao, Zabrina Fox, Ana-Maria Gallo.
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Leadership nominees: Tamera Gray, Jean McAteer, Darlene Villarta and Brent Bozeman.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, Calif., has again attained Magnet recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program.
"Magnet recognition is a tremendous honor and reflects our commitment to delivering the highest quality of care to the East County community," said CNO Janet Hanley, RN, BSN, MBA, NEA-BC.
"Receiving this honor for an additional four years underscores the foundation of excellence and values that drives our entire staff to strive harder each day to meet the healthcare needs of the people we serve," Hanley added.
Nurse of the Year nominees: Albert Ayala, Sharid Klute, Gary Kirkconnell, Malia Jenkins, Juan Jimenez, Julie Sullivan, Constance Randles, Karen Battenberg, Lea Morgan, Heather Speck.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital first earned Magnet status in 2007. It is one of 386 healthcare organizations recognized out of nearly 6,000 healthcare providers across the U.S. Also, Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego is among the 386.
"The Magnet Recognition Program provides our patients, their families and the community with the ultimate benchmark of proven excellence in nursing care, and is the latest example of the clinical quality provided by Sharp Grossmont," Hanley said. "It demonstrates Sharp's dedication to being the best place to work, practice medicine and receive care."