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Five employees recognized for exemplary care on hospital’s 25th anniversary
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Today, 25 years after opening its doors, Hasbro Children’s Hospital named its 2018 Brite Lites award winners. Honorees, ranging from physicians, nurses and therapists to whole units, were among more than 45 employees nominated by patients and families for exhibiting outstanding care and compassion.
This year’s winners are:
Jennifer Pace, BSN, RN, CPN, of Johnston, RI, pediatric per diem RN
Odessa Holt, MSW, LICSW, of Rehoboth, MA, pediatric social work
Mohammed Faizan, MD, of East Greenwich, RI, pediatric nephrology
Kristen MacRae, BSN, RN, of Norfolk, MA, pediatric intensive care unit
Kimberly DeCastro, RN, of Portsmouth, RI, Tomorrow Fund Clinic
Started in 2002, the Brite Lites program recognizes employees who best exemplify the “four Cs” at Hasbro Children’s Hospital: caring, communication, cooperation and competence.
“Here at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, we endeavor to provide the very best in care that heals not only the patient, but the family as well,” said Margaret Van Bree, MHA, DrPH, president of Rhode Island Hospital and its Hasbro Children’s Hospital. “Our staff works together as a team to go above and beyond for our young patients, ensuring they feel calm and comforted during what can be a scary time. These team members are a shining example of what it means to Deliver health with care – our Brite Lites.”
About Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, R.I., a part of the Lifespan health care system, is the premier pediatric facility for clinical care, research and education for Rhode Island and surrounding southeastern New England. A private, not-for-profit institution, it is the pediatric division of Rhode Island Hospital, the principal teaching hospital of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Hasbro Children’s Hospital is designated as a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).