The Daffodil Award is a program at Mercy Hospital South to honor and celebrate co-workers who provide outstanding, compassionate care in support of the nursing team. Each month, Mercy Hospital South nursing leaders choose an award winner from nominations submitted by patients, visitors and co-workers.
John Christiansen, patient care associate, has earned the latest Daffodil Award at Mercy Hospital South for the outstanding, compassionate care he provides in support of the nursing team.
A co-worker nominated Christiansen by writing: “John always has a positive attitude and goes above and beyond for his patients and co-workers. An example of his pure heart and respect and dignity for patients is when a patient recently passed away. John cleaned the patient up and placed clean linens and a flower in the patient’s hands. This gave the family a peaceful viewing of their loved one. This is something that cannot be taught and shows his amazing character.”