North Shore Medical Center acknowledges three exemplary employees as part of its HospitalWeek celebrations (May 10-16). Adrian Wilson-Lewis, medical transcriptionist, was named the 2015 Tenet Hero; Marie Cius, a patient care technician, was recognized as the 2015 Employee of the Year; and Frankline “Frankie” Rene, RN, was chosen as the 2015 Nurse of the Year. “Thanks to these hard working employees and the rest of our dedicated staff, North Shore is able to continually provide the high level of care our patients have come to trust,” said Manny Linares, CEO of North Shore Medical Center.
Wilson-Lewis received the Tenet Hero award for epitomizing the company’s values of quality, service and integrity. She stepped up when her department was in need of extra help and always maintained a cheerful demeanor.
Cius has earned the respect of her peers at North Shore, specifically in the maternity department where she is stationed, for giving her all from the moment she comes to work until the moment she leaves. She is described as kind, hardworking and committed to putting her patients’ needs above anything else.
Rene was recognized as Nurse of the Year in part due to her innovative thinking in North Shore’s Critical Care Unit. In addition to her nursing duties, she steps in for unit directors when needed and ensures that all employees are educated on hospital procedures. Rene has also provided input on ways to reduce hospital infections. Through this year’s National Hospital Week theme, Where Miracles Happen Every Day, hospitals throughout the U.S. recognized the men and women who support the health of their communities through dedication and compassionate care. They also celebrated the miracles that happen on a day-to-day basis, both large and small.
About North Shore Medical Center North Shore Medical Center is a 357-bed general acute care community hospital located at 1100 NW 95th Street in Miami, Florida. The hospital is part of Tenet Healthcare’s Florida region and has been serving the medical and healthcare needs of the North Miami community for more than 60 years. North Shore Medical Center offers a broad range of services, including: 24-hour emergency care with Fast Track service, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a cardiac catheterization lab, maternity services and psychiatric care. The hospital also offers specialized centers including: C. Gordon Griffith Community Cancer Center, The Comprehensive Breast Institute, Wound Healing Center, Sleep Disorders Center, Pain Care Center and Primary Stroke Care Center as recognized by The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American StrokeAssociation. From 2006 to 2014, North Shore Medical Center has consistently won achievement awards with the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines program. The hospital has earned the Gold Quality Achievement Award in stroke care and the Silver PlusAward for heart failure treatment. North Shore is a STEMI receiving hospital, meaning it has the expertise, equipment and other resources to administer percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). North Shore was a 2012 recipient of the stroke care clinical excellence award by Healthgrades that ranks the hospital in the top 10% in the nation for the treatment of stroke. The hospital has also earned a five-star rating of clinical excellence from Healthgrades for its maternity services in 2013 and 2014. North Shore Medical Center is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. To learn more about North Shore Medical Center, please visit www.northshoremedical.com.