Houston Hospice Wins Good Samaritan Excellence in Nursing Award 2020
HOUSTON – Houston Hospice, Houston’s oldest, largest, independent nonprofit hospice, is proud to announce that one of our dedicated nurses has received the Good Samaritan Award for Excellence in Nursing 2020. Charge Nurse Kelsey Crever, RN (pictured) is one of the newest Bronze Award recipients for her extraordinary leadership and compassionate bedside manner to hospice patients in Greater Houston. The Excellence in Nursing Awards Ceremony will be held virtually, Friday, October 9, 2020, at the Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria Hotel.
“Kelsey exhibits excellence in nursing leadership at our hospice and we are thrilled she has been recognized by the Good Samaritan Foundation,” said Houston Hospice Vice President of Patient Services Jayne O’Brien. “Through her strong work ethic, friendly demeanor, and compassionate care, Kelsey gives 110% every day, and we are grateful to have her on our hospice care team.
Houston Hospice is in great company with excellent hospitals that have also received awards including, Baylor College of Medicine, Ben Taub General Hospital, CHI St. Joseph Health and St. Luke’s Health, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Harris Health System, HCA Healthcare, Houston Methodist, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Hermann, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital.
Previous Houston Hospice Good Samaritan Foundation winners include:
2019 – Yolanda Johnson, RN, MSN-ED and Patricia Zetka, RN
2018 – Sarah Booth, RN, Marjorie Kessler, RN, BSN, and Bridget Turner, RN
2017 – Tolu Adeyemo, RN, Karla Blanton, RN, and Joe Hochman, RN
2016 – Hope Cook, BSN, RN, CHPN, Svanhaniel Crim, BSN, RN, and Darelle Robbins, MSN, RN
2015 – Reagan Denmon, RN, BSN, CHPN, Karen Hoover, RN, and Paige Prokop, RN
2014 – Diane Hayner, RN
2013 – Kerri Quiggins, RN, Tran Thanh-Van, BSN, Denise Wolever, RN, BSN, CHPN, and Charlie Young III, RN, BSN
2012 – Sarah Booth, RN, Michele Watson, RN, and Cheryl Holbert, PhD, MSN, RN, AOCN
2009 – Cindy Welch, BSN, RN
2007 – Ruth Kainer, RN
2006 – Kristie, Cullum, RN
The Purpose of the Good Samaritan Foundation Excellence in Nursing Awards is to recognize those nurses who are leaders at the bedside offering extraordinary and compassionate care and service.
About Houston Hospice
Houston Hospice is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides compassionate, end-of-life care to all patients and families across 10 counties in the Greater Houston Area. Established in 1980, we are the oldest, largest, independent, nonprofit hospice in Houston and a proud member of the Texas Medical Center. For more information visit www.houstonhospice.org. ###