Extraordinary employees honored at River’s Edge Hospital

ST. PETER, MN— Employees at River’s Edge Hospital were honored this month with the with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses ® and the BEE (Be Exceptional Everyday) Award. The DAISY® Award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care they provide patients and families every day. The BEE Award was created by River’s Edge Hospital to recognize the same compassionate care the front-line staff provide those same patients and family members.

River’s Edge Hospital hosted its first ceremony on November 2 to recognize the nominees and recipients of the award.   The DAISY Award® was Brielle Swenson, RN, who is the nurse in River’s Edge Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Department.   The BEE Award was presented to Nicole Boelter, Exercise Physiologist and newly named manager of the Rehabilitation Services Department.

“All of our employees do extraordinary work every day and it is exciting to be able to honor their work in such a special way,” said Paula Meskan, Chief Executive Officer.

Employees are nominated for the award by their patients, family members, coworkers, or providers.  More information about the awards, along with nomination forms can be found at DAISY & BEE Awards – River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic : River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic (riversedgehealth.org)

Brielle Swenson, RN (left) and Nicole Boelter (right) stand with River’s Edge Hospital CEO Paula Meskan after receiving their respective awards.


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