We reaffirm the reputation and honored local nurses with the Nurses: The Heart of Health Care program.
Amelung uses her faith and experiences to ensure each of her patients and their families she comes in contact with feel loved, seen and heard.
Tina Pinkston has always loved being a caregiver, whether it was for her family, babysitting or even animals.
It was during clinicals that she realized geriatric nursing is where she belonged.
At Serenity HospiceCare, Oder cares for patients who need her the most. She makes it a priority to listen to her patients and is supportive of their family members.
She hopes to make their bad days a little bit better while they’re in her care.
Throughout the day, she answers many questions, makes decisions, solves problems and assists wherever she’s needed. She visits with patients and their families.
Whited attended Mineral Area College’s nursing program and has worked at BJC Parkland Health Center in Farmington for the past two years.
Russell’s top priorities for the nursing department include providing compassionate care close to home and putting the patient ﬁrst.
She’s been employed at Serenity HospiceCare for 20 years and has worked as a ﬁeld nurse, palliative care nurse and on-call nurse.
She became a nurse because she wanted to help others as they have helped her. She was born at only 24 weeks gestation and had amazing nurses care for her in the NICU.
Conway said she chose to be a nurse because she has known and seen diﬃcult health care situations within her own family.
She was inspired to become a nurse by her mom, who was a nurse. In fact, Geile was always around nurses.