GOSHEN, Ind. – Goshen Health nursing colleagues were honored with a Mayoral Proclamation by Goshen Mayor Jeremy Stutsman on Friday afternoon at Goshen Hospital. The proclamation was to recognize Nurse's Week in Goshen, Ind. as May 6 -12, 2017.
“The nursing profession has been supported and promoted by the American Nurses Association (ANA) since 1896,” says Stephen Garber, BSN, RN, CEN, director of critical care, Goshen Hospital. “Each ANA chapter conducts celebrations on these dates to recognize the contributions that nurses and nursing makes to the community.”
“Goshen Health Nurses are invaluable because of their caring and compassionate manner,” says Julie Crossley, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, chief nursing officer, Goshen Health. “We take great pride in our profession and celebrate not only this week, but every moment we have with the patient.”
National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6 and ends on May 12, the founder of nursing, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Goshen Health spent the entire week celebrating, honoring and thanking their entire nursing population.
About Goshen Health:
Goshen Health is an award-winning health system that is recognized locally and nationally for its innovation, excellence in patient care and Colleague workplace satisfaction. The organization has achieved these honors by taking a values-driven approach to health care, focusing on compassion, accountability, respect and excellence in every endeavor.