Berlin, Md. –
Atlantic General Hospital awarded the DAISY Award for excellence in nursing to Guy Gross, RN, BSN,
at a recent presentation held at the John H. ‘Jack’ Burbage Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center.
Gross has been a nurse for three years, one and a half of which he has spent with AGH at the Regional Cancer Care Center. He is BSN prepared and has been dedicated to the oncology specialty since he began the profession. He recently began to pursue a doctoral degree to become a nurse anesthetist.
Of his nomination, Gross said, “I am so honored and proud to have been chosen to receive the DAISY award. I am beyond grateful for my patients and their families who felt that I was deserving of this award. Caring for oncology patients has made me the caring and compassionate nurse that I am today and I will always be thankful for them.”
The nomination stated, “He is so special – kind, caring and takes such good care of his patients. His smiling face always greets you. Nothing is too much for him to do for his patients.
“Guy is such a unique employee as he is a constant ray of joy and positivity in any room that he walks into. His uplifting attitude is exactly what our cancer patient’s need while going through their infusion treatments. The nomination says it all; nothing is too much for him to do for his patients,” stated Colleen Wareing, vice president of patient care services at Atlantic General Hospital.
The DAISY Award
, created by The DAISY Foundation in Memory of J. Patrick Barnes, honors the extraordinary work nurses do for patients and families each day. Hospital leadership brought the awards program to Atlantic General to recognize the compassion and high level of care its nurses provide to residents and visitors of the community.
Patients and visitors can nominate an Atlantic General Hospital and Health System nurse for the DAISY Award at any time. Nomination forms are available in every hospital department and health system physician office. Awards are bestowed quarterly.
From L to R: Tim Whetstine, vice president of practice administration; Jonathan Bauer, vice president of information services and CIO; Guy Gross, RN, BSN; Kelly Fox, RN; Colleen Wareing, RN, vice president of patient care services; Cheryl Nottingham, vice president of finance and CFO.
About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md., combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. It provides quality specialty care such as weight loss surgery, orthopedics, outpatient infusion and chemotherapy for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune disorders, and a comprehensive women’s diagnostic center. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, care for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.