Nurse of the Month-May 2020

Posted 5/12/2020

At FlexRN, our team is thrilled to work with nursing professionals who greatly impact the lives of their patients in a positive manner. We have a special place in our hearts for nurses who are willing to go the extra mile. We believe such incredible work and dedication shouldn’t go unnoticed. Now more than ever our nurses deserve to be recognized for their efforts in fighting COVID-19.

Our Nurse of the Month Award is presented to a nurse whose exemplary performance, professionalism, and leadership contribute to FlexRN’s mission and core values. The Nurse of the Month is chosen from nominations submitted by our office staff.

Please join us in recognizing Colleen C. as our May Nurse of the Month 2020.

Colleen was nominated by her Staffing Specialist Amber Rock for this award.

Getting to know more about FlexRN Nurse Colleen!

Q&A

What is your nursing specialty?

“Before corrections, I worked in LTC for almost 10 years.”

How long have you been a nurse?

“I’ve been a nurse for about 7 years now, and with FlexRN for a year and a half.”

Why did you choose to become a nurse?

“My mom was a nurse so that definitely influenced me. I like to help people of course and I also think back to scary situations when I was the patient and the nurse I had made me feel so much better and more comfortable, I hope I can do that for my patients too.”

As a nurse, what is the most important thing you want people to know or do related to COVID19?

“My best COVID advice for everyone is to try to stay at home as much as you can. Go shopping once a week, try to eat at home. Also wearing gloves out in the stores is pointless just wash your hands and don’t touch everything. Remember precautions aren’t about just you it’s about protecting everyone!”

What are some things you enjoy about working with the team at FlexRN?

“I like FlexRN because they’re flexible (haha pun intended) but really you can pretty much make your own hours, transfer facility/contracts, and reach them anytime. They don’t harass you like other agencies sometimes do 😊”

Any hobbies/activities you enjoy outside of nursing?

“I like to travel, hike, anything outdoors, and chill at home with my elderly dachshund.”

Join Us in Celebrating Colleen

Colleen, it’s a complete honor to have you on our team at FlexRN. Thank you for everything you do. Sending all our love and support to you at this time. We are so proud of you, we appreciate you, and we will continue doing our part for you, so you know that you’re never alone. Everyone, please help us say congratulations to Colleen and spread the word about this amazing nurse by sharing her story on social media.

Interested in Corrections opportunities with FlexRN like Colleen? Check out our job postings here.

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