26 UnityPoint Health Iowa nurses have been selected as part of the 100 Great Iowa Nurses for 2018. The honorees selected work every day, across various care settings, to care for their patients, teams, and communities and show them how much they matter. Jill Herrig, nurse at UnityPoint Health – Finley Hospital was among those recognized.
In all, over 500 Iowa nurses were nominated for this honor. Those nominations came in from patients, colleagues, and friends. Reviewers looked for those nominees who made meaningful, lasting contributions to their patients, colleagues, and the nursing profession, and are viewed as mentors to other nursing professionals. Those selected are known for their courage, competence and commitment to the field of nursing.
The nurses will be honored at the 14th annual celebration of Iowa’s Great Nurses on May 6 at the Iowa Events Center’s Community Choice Credit Union, Des Moines, IA.