CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Honors Outstanding Associates During National Recognitions Week May 10, 2019

Shreveport, Louisiana – When it comes to providing world-class, faith-based health care, every member of the team has a vital role to play. That’s why, during National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week, CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System is proud to honor our Associates of the Year from across the organization.

“We want to thank our Associates of the Year, and all our Associates for their teamwork and commitment to personalized care,” said Isaac Palmer, Chief Executive Office, CHRSITUS Shreveport-Bossier. “At CHRISTUS, we are a family united in our mission of extending the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, and each member of this family shares that common purpose and dedication to this community and the people we serve every day.”

Nominees (winners in bold).

Daisy Award:
Ashley Tidwell, RN, 1 South
Brandy Hunter, RN, Emergency Room (Inpatient Daisy Award Winner)
Casey Weaver, RN, The Birth Place
Charette Dellagatta, RN, Inpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation
Gabby Woodward, RN, CHRISTUS Cancer Treatment Center (Outpatient Daisy Award Winner)
Julie Turpen APRN, Emergency Room (Manager Daisy Award Winner)
Misty Robinson, RN, Day Surgery

Sunshine Award:
Brian Temple BSRT (R), Radiology (Inpatient Sunshine Award Winner)
Carla Haynes, PCT, Cardiac Step Down Unit
Lonnie Jackson, Endoscopy
Martha Cotton, 1 South
Sharon Washington RT (R) (M), CHRISTUS Breast Center (Outpatient Sunshine Award Winner)

Star:
Dana Smelser, Marketing (Star Manager Award Winner)
Dondra Parker, Medical Staff
Ezelle Shelton, Environmental Services (Star Award Winner)
Renee Smith, Environmental Services
Sierra London, Nutritional Services

“We are proud to recognize these Associates, nurses and providers for their outstanding service in this community,” said Palmer. “This honor is a testament to the hard work, dedication and expertise on display across our facilities, as well as to the values that we consider to be crucial to providing faith-based, patient-centered care. I am honored to be a part of this team that gives their all every day to ensure that our patients are cared for in an environment that demonstrates our core values of dignity, integrity, compassion, stewardship and excellence.”