Our first Clinician to receive our Clinician Spotlight award (and gift) is Anne W.!!
As part of our commitment to recognize our Clinicians and the amazing work they do, welcome to our very first “Clinician Spotlight” – a chance to highlight those who have gone above and beyond, consistently demonstrating the core values of AMS.
We asked our Recruiting Managers to kick us off by nominating Clinicians who had either received a special achievement or award, general feedback received from a client, or an interesting story of why/how a clinician choose their profession – and the response was overwhelming! We have such a great team of Clinicians, and we are excited to share their stories with you through 2023.
AMS Recruiting Manager Kacie received the following feedback from Anne’s Unit Manager, relaying a message from a patient that Anne cared for;
“I wanted to write to you about the wonderful care I received from Anne when she was floated to Unit 38 on 3/19. She admitted me and was so wonderful. She was so positive and upbeat and just really on top of her game. Even though there were some things on the med floor she was unfamiliar with, she got help when needed from the charge RN. She was an absolute delight and I’m so glad she was my first experience on 38.”
We reached out to Anne to ask her some questions to get to know her better:
Q: What is your nursing specialty?
A: ICU, background was in Neuro ICU, then transferred to SICU/Liver Transplant.
Q: How long have you been working as a nurse? And with AMS?
I have been a nurse for about 14 years and have been with AMS since March 2022.
Q: Why did you choose to become a nurse?
A: I became a nurse because of an amazing RN that took care of my grandmother when she was ill. She was very caring, took the time to really get to know my grandmother and advocated for her when she needed it. That experience made me want to care for others; being there at their lowest and celebrating positive outcomes.
Q: Any hobbies/activities you enjoy outside of nursing?
A: I love reading, traveling, and meeting people.
Q: Would you recommend AMS to other nurses? Why?
A: I would definitely recommend AMS to other nurses. I have traveled with other agencies before; my recruiter, Kacie is phenomenal! She is very responsive to questions, and makes the best suggestions and recommendations. She is always available whenever I needed information or help.
Q: Do you have any advice you would like to pass along to other travel nurses?
A: My advice for nurses is to always ask the staff questions about things not understood; we always want to ensure that our patients are safe. Nursing is inherently the same everywhere but protocols and policies differ from place to place. No question is too small or stupid to ask. Better to be safe, than sorry.
Our congratulations again to Anne on receiving such a well-deserved accolade, and showing such excellence when caring for her patients!
If you know of any AMS Healthcare Profession who deserves a spotlight, please let us know by emailing the Engagement Team at email@example.com!