Telemetry Unit North Charge Nurse Rivers, RN, has been honored with the
North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award.
Rivers joined the North Oaks team in September 2012 as a staff nurse on
the Telemetry Unit and accepted her current position in November 2014.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Millsaps College
in Jackson, Miss. and a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Southeastern
“Rivers is a true patient advocate. Her priority is delivering competent,
safe, high-quality patient care,” notes Nursing Unit Manager Jason
Lindsey. “The healing, education and overall holistic improvement
of her patients are her goals.”
A native of Jackson, Rivers and her husband David live in Mandeville. They
are the parents of 14-year-old twins, Sarah and Walker. In her free time,
she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
“Having the opportunity to make a difference is the best part of
my job—whether it’s providing care, giving someone a reason
to smile or just being there to listen.” – Rivers, RN
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