December 1, 2009
Physicians at Kenmore Mercy Hospital have chosen two associates to receive the hospital’s Annual Medical Staff Award, which recognizes outstanding associates for their meritorious service to patients and staff. This year’s recipients – Janet Kay, clinical advisor and Michelle Harris, RN from 2-West – were announced during a special ceremony at the hospital on November 30.
Janet Kay, a resident of Tonawanda, began her career with Kenmore Mercy in 1998 and has worked as a nurse in the orthopedic, telemetry, and critical care units. Since 2007, Kay has worked as a clinical advisor, through which she assures that the core measures are met for the hospital’s acute myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure and pneumonia patients. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Niagara University.
|Janet Kay||Michelle Harris|
Michelle Harris, also of Tonawanda, began her nursing career at Kenmore Mercy Hospital in 2002 and is currently a staff registered nurse, preceptor, and charge RN. She previously worked as a nurse and medical assistant at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St. Margaret Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa. Harris is a graduate of the Community College Allegheny County with an Associate degree. She is also Medical/Surgical Certified, and Oncology Certified.
“The Kenmore Mercy Officers of the Medical Staff were extremely impressed by Janet and Michelle. Their knowledge and skill level are a great asset to our patients and associates at Kenmore Mercy Hospital,” said David Walborn, M.D., surgeon and medical staff president at Kenmore Mercy.
Kenmore Mercy Officers of the Medical Staff review nominees from throughout the hospital and honor two individuals annually who have lived the hospital mission to reveal the healing love of Jesus to those in need.