Help us choose our 2013 RN of the Year! alt = "dialysis jobs"Each month you nominated a worthy dialysis nurse for the honor of RN of the Month.  That award was given to an RN who goes above and beyond the call of duty to make his or her dialysis facility a better place to work.  We would like to congratulate each of our monthly winners and say “thank you” for all that you do! We would also like to ask your help in choosing our RN of the Year!  Below you will find a list of our monthly winners and why they were nominated.  You can go to our facebook page or click here to vote for the RN you feel is deserving of this award! Paul Larson – December “Paul is the consummate professional and develops good rapport with his patients very quickly and the other staff appreciates everything he does.” Laurel Bridge – November “We have worked with Laurel for close to 10 years now.  She is hard working and dedicates herself to the care of those suffering from ESRD.” Jay Felps – October "Jay is the perfect example of what a nurse can be to their patients.  Every person we talk to about Jay says he is patient, kind and overly considerate to not ONLY the patients but the families of patients as well as co-workers." Althea Carter – September "Althea is an amazing nurse whose passion is caring for dialysis patients.  She has dedicated the last 15-20 (just ask her the exact number) years to caring for those with end stage renal disease and those with acute kidney failure in hospitals across the U.S.” Kevin Hickey - August "Kevin has served the Dialysis community for over 20 years.  He spent 10 of those years travelling across the country and stepping into short-staffed acute care hospitals to make sure patients had the treatments they require to live.” Carolyn Kelly – July "Carolyn has always been a top performing traveling dialysis RN for us.  She is smart, level headed and has a huge heart for her patients.  She brings value to everywhere she works and is a blessing to everyone she comes into contact with." Eric Pannell – June “Eric has worked in dialysis for many years and has established an excellent resume and rapport.  He is very dedicated to his patients and AHS RenalStat appreciates all that he does!" Barb Daye – May “Barb is very knowledgeable about all modalities of dialysis and strictly by her years of service shows her level of compassion for dialysis patients all over the country.” Terisa Puckett – April "Terisa has worked assignments for us in the past and has a wealth of knowledge in all modalities of dialysis.  Her disposition is always bright and she brings out joy in her patients and co-workers.” Samantha Hollar – March "Samantha is highly regarded from her coworkers and employers and the consistent message is her professionalism while maintaining a good relationship with her patients.” Mary Develler – February "Mary is a phenomenal dialysis nurse. She is always on the unit, making rounds, checking to make sure all of the patients are comfortable and stable. She is very good at making rapid assessments, ascertaining that medical issues are promptly address while keeping her cool and not alarming the other patients and families.” Penny Pursley – January “Penny is an RN that brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the dialysis industry.  She has a happy disposition which is contagious to those around her. Penny is passionate about dialysis – having experienced it in her own family.” Thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate a deserving Dialysis RN.  And, thank you to our monthly winners!  We truly appreciate all that you do in the dialysis community. We look forward to announcing our Pharmacist of the Year on January 31, 2014! AHS RenalStat