Good Samaritan Foundation Honors Three Houston Hospice Employees for Excellence in Nursing
“Houston Hospice is fortunate to have so many wonderful nurses and it is fitting that we will be well represented at this event.” - President & CEO of Houston Hospice Jim FaucettHouston Hospice will be well represented at the Good Samaritan Foundation Excellence in Nursing Awards Luncheon in September.
Sarah Booth, RN will receive the Silver Award for Clinical Practice in a Hospice/Home Health Care/Clinic/Other Setting; Michele Watson, RN will be presented the Bronze Award for Clinical Practice in a Hospice/Home Health Care/Other Setting; and Cheryl Holbert, PhD, MSN, RN, AOCN will be accepting the Bronze Award for Nursing Education: Clinician.
Combined nursing experience of these three registered nurses is 88 years. Watson has been with Houston Hospice for 4 years, Holbert for 6 and Booth for 9 years. All carry out the Houston Hospice mission of providing uncompromising, compassionate end-of-life care to patients and families in our community.
The Good Samaritan Foundation created the Excellence in Nursing Awards to recognize nursing as a profession. The Awards Luncheon celebrates and recognizes outstanding nurses, who are considered the “best and brightest” in education and clinical practice.
Houston Hospice has a total of 220 employees, of which 105 are registered nurses. These nurses provide hospice care throughout Harris County and the surrounding counties, including Austin, Brazoria, Colorado, Fort Bend, Jackson, Matagorda, Montgomery, Waller and Wharton.
August 15th 2012