At our recent annual nurses’ conference, GANLTC awarded three of Georgia’s most skilled nurses serving in the long-term and post-acute care profession. And, the Nurse of the Year winners are:
CNA of the Year
Dorothy Howard of Bolingreen Health & Rehab, has served as a certified nursing assistant for more than 15 years. In her present role, she works in the Transition Care Community where patient acuity is higher, aligning closely with nursing and therapy to ensure an individualized plan of care is developed that focuses on the resident’s goals and needs. She excels in developing strong relationships with residents and their family members, and continually ensures that staff is mentored and supported in an effort to provide the best customer service and quality patient care possible.
LPN of the Year
Teresa McClendon of Treutlen Health & Rehabilitation, has served in post-acute care for more than 20 years. In her present role as Assistant Director of Nursing, she provides supervision to direct care staff, and serves as the Restorative Nursing Supervisor, QAPI Coordinator and the Treatment Nurse, with an impeccable record of pressure ulcer prevention. She is a true advocate for resident-centered care and resident rights, ensuring that the care provided holistically meet the needs of the family and residents.
RN of the Year
Shelley Gore, Director of Nursing for Lillian […]