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Baysinger receives St. Vincent nursing recognition award

Friday, May 22, 2009

Andrea Baysinger RN BSN
Andrea Baysinger RN BSN, was recently awarded the 2009 St. Vincent Health Professional Nursing Recognition Award.

Baysinger is on staff at St. Vincent Clay Hospital.

The PNRA Award is designed to honor nurses who have achieved a high standard of practice.

The award encompasses a variety of professional roles, including leadership within the discipline of nursing, holistic approach to nursing, Core Values and contributions to the community, nursing education, and/or research.

The goals of the Professional Nursing Award are to promote professional nursing practice; to award excellence in professional nursing practice; to demonstrate the high value St. Vincent Health places on the attributes of practice performance, professional development and leadership.

Every year, a select number of RN's from across the SVH system are nominated for the award. This year, there were 31 nominees.

This year, two clinical RN awards and one non-clinical RN award were presented.

Baysinger was this year's PNRA non-clinical RN recipient.

Baysinger participates in several community activities, including serving on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the YMCA of Clay County, serving as Vice President of the board and share of the Special Events committee; Ministry Coordinator for the Emergency Response Team at her church, she is responsible for the development and implementation of a free six-weeks Diabetes Education class; she coordinates Community Health and Wellness Fairs, participates and coordinates the "Poverty Experience," and coordinates the St. Vincent Health's "Festival of Trees," the organization's annual fundraiser.

As Clinical and Community Education Coordinator, she is responsible for orientation of new hospital associates, Lunch and Learns, Spiritually Enriching Education and Development (SEED) activity administration program and Critical Thinking classes. She also serves on the hospital's Diversity Team and Ethics Committee.

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Congratulations Andrea--way to go!!

-- Posted by MM85 on Mon, May 25, 2009, at 10:04 AM

Great job..you make our community a better place! Keep up the good work! Tammy Jackman

-- Posted by skippy on Mon, May 25, 2009, at 5:53 PM

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