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.

2020 Nurse Excellence Award Recipients

Transformational Leader
Frank Bobadilla, MSN, RN, NVRN-BC, 7E

New Knowledge and Innovations and Improvement
Catherine Manza, MSN, RN, Nursing Education

Exemplary Professional Practice
Candace Feena N Humarang, BSN, RN, ONC, 6W

Structural Empowerment
Elizabeth Ann Trelles, BSN, RN, 6E

Empirical Outcomes
Rani, Lau, BSN, RN, SCRN, 7E

Excellence in Care Award
Edwin Alvarado, Cath Lab Coordinator

Partners in Excellence, Interprofessional Collaboration Award
Aaron Park, MD
Erin Woodkotch, MSN, FNP-C, RN
Francine Hoh, PhD, APN, ACHPN

Rita Smith “Get Back to School Award”
Shaun Conover, BSN, RN

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