4th Quarter - Mary Wilgus, RN
Atlantic General Hospital awarded the DAISY Award for excellence in nursing for the fourth quarter 2016 to Mary Wilgus,RN.
She has worked with Atlantic General Hospital for over nine years. Wilgus supports the hospital in caring for the community and its visitors as a staff and charge nurse, as well as patient care supervisor. Of her nomination, Wilgus says, "There is no greater compliment than the kind words of the people we care for."
One nomination Wilgus received stated, "She tries her hardest to meet the needs of the patients and staff...making every patient feel safe and well informed. Mary is a blessing to everyone she comes in contact with!"
3rd Quarter - Patty Tull, RN
Atlantic General Hospital awarded the DAISY Award for excellence in nursing for the third quarter of 2016 to Patty Tull, RN.
Tull currently works in Surgical Services and has worked at Atlantic General Hospital since 2006. Winning the Daisy award was unexpected. Deciding to go back to school and changing my life and career, I always hoped to change and add to someone's life. This award makes me feel like I am becoming the nurse I always dreamed of hopefully being one day. I hope to continue being just that nurse," said Tull.Zimenkova currently works in the observation unit at Atlantic General Hospital. She received a nomination from the mother of an adolescent patient who said she is “so awesome!”.
2nd Quarter - Mariya Zimenkova, RN
Atlantic General Hospital awarded the DAISY Award for excellence in nursing for the second quarter of 2016 to Mariya Zimenkova, RN.
Zimenkova currently works in the observation unit at Atlantic General Hospital. She received a nomination from the mother of an adolescent patient who said she is “so awesome!”.
The family member that nominated Zimenkova was extremely grateful for the care and attention she gave her son while being treated at Atlantic General Hospital. “She was very supportive to us, answered all of our questions, and what a great bedside manner! She is such a wonderful nurse. Everyone was great, but she is the one that stands out the most!”
1st Quarter - Katie Zidanic, RN
Atlantic General Hospital awarded the DAISY Award for excellence in nursing for the first quarter of 2016 to Katie Zidanic, RN.
Zidanic currently works in the Med Surg department and has worked at Atlantic General Hospital for two years. She received two nominations, one from a patient and one from a family. The family member who nominated Katie wanted her to be recognized for getting her mother to smile. It was something she had not seen her mother do in a long time.
The patient who nominated Zidanic said, “If my whole family could have voted, you would have had 50 nominations for Katie.”
“It is truly an honor to be recognized for a career that I feel so passionately about and one that I feel like I was born to do,” Zidanic said. “Within days of working at AGH I knew that I had been placed here for a reason. I work with THE best group of nurses, techs and doctors.”