Mercy Jefferson Finalists Honored at Nurse of the Year Award Ceremony

November 28, 2016

Mercy Hospital Jefferson was well represented at the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards gala dinner Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel.

Fourteen Mercy Jefferson nurses were honored at the annual March of Dimes ceremony.

Fourteen Mercy Jefferson nurses were honored at the annual March of Dimes ceremony.

Veronica Schlett was named Nurse of the Year in Clinical Informatics and 13 other Mercy Jefferson nurses were honored as finalists including: Stacy Blankenship, Sarah Buechting, Janelle Chamberlin, Kelli Everett, Amy Horrell, Deborah Hotop, Chris Klittich, Krista McKenzie, Connie Merseal, Michele Meyer, Polly Muehlberg, Julie O'Connor and Amy Schwent.

The purpose of the event is to raise awareness and interest in the diverse and rewarding careers available to registered nurses. Veronica Schledtt was nominated by Mercy Clinic Jefferson director of operations Ron Finnan.

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