Nurses Honored at Olympic Medical Center

Group photo of honored nurses

Nurses Honored at Olympic Medical Center

PORT ANGELES – (December 13, 2019) Chief Nursing Officer Ralph Parker, RN, honored eight nurses at a recent board of commissioners meeting.

Kaylee Sullivan, RN, is a night shift charge nurse and contributes to patient safety efforts, employee engagement, and staff retention. According to Robin Burse, RN, director, medical/surgical/pediatrics unit, “Kaylee provides excellent care to pediatric patients, and provides great leadership to our team.”

Pediatric Registered Nurse Lea Sollman helped revamp bedside reporting and shows characteristics of a leader.

Patty Stewart-Ford, RN, helps orient new nurses and staff to the unit and contributes greatly to process improvements.

As a key member of the medical/surgical team, Karen Bennett, RN, maintains outstanding patient care with calm, compassion, professionalism and grace.

The board also had an opportunity to recognize 2019 DAISY Award recipients Judy Bedford, RN, primary care, Katie Sayles, RN, cancer center, Karen Reeder, RN, medicated assisted treatment program, and Michael Perchert-Osuna, RN, intensive care and telemetry unit, and thank them for providing extraordinary nursing care to patients and their families.

Pictured from left: Ralph Parker, RN, chief nursing officer, Lacey Gentry, RN, clinic manager, primary care and pediatrics, Robin Burse, RN, director, medical/surgical/pediatrics, Patty Stewart-Ford, RN, Lea Sollmann, RN, Karen Bennett, RN, Karen Reeder, RN, Michael Perchert-Osuna, RN, Judy Bedford, RN, Katrin Junghanns-Royack, RN, director, ICU/Telemetry, and Eric Lewis, chief executive officer. Not pictured: Katie Sayles, RN, and Kaylee Sullivan, RN.