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Vidant Health recognized among Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina

October 09, 2017 by Erica Mizelle

GREENVILLE – Eight Vidant Health nurses have been named to the Great 100 Nurses class of 2017.

The Vidant nurses chosen for the honor exemplify continued professional growth, inspiring those around them with their commitment to improving the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina.

The Great 100 Nurses nonprofit organization offers the annual honor as a way for peers to recognize and promote nursing excellence throughout the state of North Carolina.  Each honoree will be recognized at a gala event on Oct. 14, in Concord, North Carolina.

The Vidant Health nurses chosen this year are:

Amy Woolard, BSN, RN, RN-BC is an assistant nurse manager in the Neuroscience Intermediate Unit, Trauma, Adult Surgery, Cancer and Cardiac Services at Vidant Medical Center. She has been with Vidant for more than 25 years, having served in her current role for five years. Amy earned an associate’s degree in nursing from Pitt Community College and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from East Carolina University. Additionally, she is medical-surgical board certified, and a member of both American Associate Neurosciences Nurses and American Associate of Critical Care Nurses.

Ann Rogers, BSN, RN, RNC-LRN is a staff nurse III in the Special Care Nursery unit at James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital. She has been with Vidant for more than 30 years, serving as a certified registered nurse since 1985. Ann earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from East Carolina University and is Low Risk Neonatal Certified.

Christine Walden, MSN, RN, NE-BC is an administrator of Patient Care Services at Vidant Medical Center. She has been with Vidant for 30 years and is an integral part of the medical affairs division. Christine earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from East Carolina University, where she is currently enrolled in the Ph.D. program. Additionally, she has earned the ANCC Nurse Executive Certification and is a member of the North Carolina Nurses Association and American Association of Nurse Executives.

Daniela Boykin, RN, ADN, RNC-NIC is a staff nurse IV in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital. She has been with Vidant for nearly 20 years and serves as a charge and float nurse. Daniela attended Lenoir Community College and is certified in Neonatal Intensive Care. She is a member of both the National Association of Neonatal Nurses and the Academy of Neonatal

Frankie Jordan, BSN, RN, RN-BC is a staff nurse IV in the Neurosciences Intermediate Unit, Trauma, Adult Surgery, Cancer and Cardiac Services at Vidant Medical Center. She has been with Vidant for nearly 20 years, having served in her current role for five years. Frankie began her nursing career as an LPN following graduation from Lenoir Community College. She later earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from East Carolina University. Additionally, Frankie is a member of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, the American Association of Critical Care Nurse and the East Carolina Chapter American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Ileen Craven, DNP, RN, RN-BC is a clinical nurse specialist for Adult Medical Services at Vidant Medical Center, and has been with Vidant for nearly six years. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Drexel University and earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Chatham University. Additionally, Ileen is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, American Nurses Association, North Carolina Nurses Association and North Carolina Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.

Janet Moye, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC is the director of Palliative Care Services and Inpatient Hospice in the Health Access division at Vidant Medical Center. She has been with Vidant for nearly five years, having served in her current role for nearly two years. Janet earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from the University of Maryland at Baltimore, and earned a Ph.D. in nursing from East Carolina University. Additionally, Janet is Nurse Executive Advanced Board Certified and is a member of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau (Beta Nu Chapter), the American Nurses Association and the North Carolina Nurses Association.

Jeffrey N. Sackrison, MBA, BSN, FACHE, is the president of both Vidant Bertie and Vidant Chowan hospitals. He has been with Vidant for nearly 15 years, having served in his current role for 13. Jeffrey earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from East Stroudsburg University and a master’s degree in business administration from California Coast University. Additionally, he is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the following organizations: North Carolina Hospital Association, North Carolina Hospital Association Strategic Partners Board, Eastern Area Health Education Center Executive Board, Edenton Chowan Partnership Board and Executive Committee and Edenton Rotary Club.

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