Now, more than ever, healthcare workers deserve recognition and praise for what they do on a daily basis. For the second year in a row, the Billings Gazette wants to highlight these often unsung heroes for their bravery, devotion and determination. Ten nurses, nominated out of hundreds, were selected for their outstanding practice and quality care.
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In our community, nurses work tirelessly to care for the individuals whom seek their expertise and assistance.
Listen to the experiences of these nurses in their own words.
Serving as a member of a team providing medically necessary care is perhaps the least challenging part of all that nurses do. Serving as an advocate, a leader, a sense of calm and a promoter of hope are arguably be some of the most challenging roles a nurse takes on.
Over the years, Angie Stai Dunn has become an invaluable asset to the St. John’s United community. She pours her heart and soul into her work and to others. There is never any doubt on whether or not the resident’s needs have been met if you have Dunn on your shift.
A seventh-grade career aptitude test planted the seed for Rebecca Lee to become a nurse. At the time, Lee laughed it off and told herself it would never happen.
Located sixty miles southeast of Billings in Crow Agency, you’ll find Crow/Northern Cheyenne Hospital, an Indian Health Service agency. Nurse Brocade Stops Black Eagle works at the hospital in the clinic outpatient department as their maternal child care coordinator.