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Nurses Day

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 6:30 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


Today is Nurses Day and Washington County Hospital and Clinics is honoring their 60 nurses in a special way.  Bonnie Kester, Chief Nursing Officer says they did a special project with the nurses.  She says they created a scrapbook where all of the nurses contributed on what made them choose a nursing career, why they chose to stay in Washington as well as what they like about working at WCHC.

Kester mentions it has been a really good team building process.  She says they will have new nurses add to this scrapbook in the future.

Kester says all of the nurses will receive in a special gift which includes the Nightingale Pledge from 1893.  She says nurses are extremely important in patient care and all of them have a great working relationship with the doctors.