The awards banquet honored employees from the bases in Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and Indiana.
The Regional Nurse of the Year is presented to the nurse who works as a team player, demonstrates a desire to increase their knowledge and skills, and pursues opportunities to promote Air Evac Lifeteam in the community.
"Samantha has been described as a true leader, a mentor, and a perfect representative of the mission and values of Air Evac Lifeteam," Director of Base Operations Andy Arthurs said. "With her knowledge of clinical issues of protocols, she serves as a mentor for her colleagues, and strives for continued professional development in the field of emergency medicine."
Air Evac Lifeteam is a membership-supported air ambulance company that provides emergency care and rapid medical transport to rural communities throughout the central U.S. The company operates 74 bases in 12 states. For more information about Air Evac Lifeteam services, call 1-800-793-0010 or visit www.lifeteam.net.