Nurse Excellence Awards

JCMC Nursing Awards

Jersey City Medical Center is committed to recognizing the exceptional practice and commitment of its nursing staff. Nursing staff are supported in their professional development and opportunities for recognition by peers is provided. Each year our nursing staff nominates their peers who’s performance exemplify the characteristics of Transformational Leadership, Exemplary Professional Practice, Structural Empowerment, New Knowledge Innovations and Improvement, and Empirical Outcomes. Our patient care technicians nominate peers who exemplify the highest standards of patient care for the Excellence and Care award. There were a total 118 technician for the 2018 awards.

2019 Nurse Excellence Award Recipients are:

Transformational Leader:
Samantha Duke, BSN, RN – ED

New Knowledge and Innovations and Improvement
Regina O’Donnell, MSN, RN – Cath Lab

Exemplary Professional Practice
Eric Blumenstyk, BSN, RN, – ED

Structural Empowerment
Maria Rufin, BSN, RN – PACU

Empiracle Outcomes
Kim Sapanaro, BSN, RN – 7 East

Partners in Excellence Award
Deval Pate,l PharmD, BCPS – Pharmacist

Partners in Care
Aruna Kalia, PCT

Interprofessional Collaboration Award
Janielle Viuya, BSN, RN, RN-BC, GRN
Michael Diduch, PharmD, BCPP

Achieving Strategic Priortities Award – 2019 Care Coordination
Valentyna Tabaka, MBA, BSN, RN, WCC
Theresa Laflam, BSN, RN, NVRN-BC
Ingrid C. Brown, MSN, RN-BC
Jenna Bartholomew, BSN, RN
Elisa Martinez, RN,BSN
Maribel Labutong, BSN, RNC
Treesa Kaitharath, MS, MPH, RN-BC, NVRN-BC
Jennyfer Morel-Carvajal, BSN, RN, RNC

Rita Smith “Get Back to School Award”
Laura Alves-Monia, BSN, RNC-MNN

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