(Middletown, NY) Orange Regional Medical Center has named the 2006 Nurses of Distinction for both the Arden Hill Campus and the Horton Campus.
Nurse of Distinction Award recipients are individuals who personify traits of caring, compassion and professionalism that are essential in providing comfort and excellent care to the Medical Center’s patients.
Rosemary Shaughnessy, RN, has been named 2006 Nurse of Distinction at the Arden Hill Campus. Rosemary has been a registered nurse at the Arden Hill campus for 27 years and has many great qualities. She is fair with delegating patient assignments and is dependable. Whenever a new policy is initiated, Rosemary is first to learn it and is willing to share her know-how with all. She goes above and beyond for all of her co-workers.
Elizabeth “Betty” Cronin, RN, has been named 2006 Nurse of Distinction at the Horton campus. Betty has been employed as a nurse at the Horton campus for more than 23 years. She was one of the first medical-surgical nurses to achieve her certification and maintains her knowledge by reading nursing journals and attending seminars. Betty is an active member of the Greater New York Chapter of the Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses and is continually recruiting new members. As a mentor, Betty demonstrates patience and is always ready to help others. She treats everyone with respect and courtesy and is trusted because of her vast knowledge.