Bronson Battle Creek Presents Four Nursing Assistants with Award for Excellence

Published on June 29, 2018

Bronson Battle Creek Presents Four Nursing Assistants with Award for Excellence

BBC Nursing Assistants Pose after receiving their Sunshine Awards

From June 10 to 17, Bronson Healthcare celebrated National Nursing Assistant Week. At Bronson, nursing assistants include patient care assistants (PCAs), ED techs, endoscopy techs, surgery techs, cardiac techs, anesthesia techs and unit clerks.

Throughout the week, nursing assistants across the system were honored for the outstanding contributions they make every day to provide exceptional healthcare experiences for every patient, every time. At Bronson Battle Creek (BBC), four nursing assistants were recognized with the Sunshine Award. The annual award recognizes nursing assistants who go above-and-beyond the call of duty to ensure our patients receive compassionate, high-quality care. BBC award recipients include:

  • Antwuan Broughton is a PCA at the Fieldstone Center. He is described as “monumental in his work with our residents” and “the most thoughtful and caring person I have ever met. This is not just a job for Antwaun. It is a way to bring a little brightness into someone else’s day.”
  • Ashley LaMaster is a transport tech in the emergency department. “What makes Ashley so special is her positive attitude, her dedication to the ED, and her consistent and excellent team work. All this helps the team to meet patient and family needs. I know that I can count on her no matter what.”
  • Danielle Lucas is a PCA on the ortho/neurovascular unit. She’s described as someone with “a special heart and a way with patients. She approaches every situation in a calm, receptive and compassionate way. Recently, we had a patient who had been in the hospital for over a month and a half with no plan in sight. With her, he/she smiled for the first time [since being admitted].”
  • Jodie Wyatt is a PCA on the oncology unit. “She is always supporting the nursing staff in every capacity, whether that means stocking isolation stations or turning and taking down laundry. She’s smart and thinks of ways to be cost efficient. She is flexible and able to predict what is needed on the unit.”

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