SICU Charge Nurse Whitney has received the North Oaks Health System Nurse
Excellence Award for March 2017.
"I love helping my coworkers as much as I enjoy caring for our patients,"
Whitney joined North Oaks in 2003 as a Medicine Unit Nurse Tech. In 2005,
she became a Telemetry Unit Staff Registered Nurse (RN). From 2011-2013,
she worked as a Flex-Ability Nurse in many areas, including the Surgical
Intensive Care Unit (SICU), where she discovered her passion for critical
care. In 2013, she followed her passion to become a SICU Staff RN and
was promoted to Charge Nurse in 2014.
Whitney earned bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Nursing from Southeastern
Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Whitney lives in Walker with her husband Brian
and their children, 9-year-old Peyton and 6-year-old Sawyer.
Whitney loves animals. Her family’s four dogs, gerbil, guinea pig
and nine chickens prove it!
“Whitney is action-oriented. She jumps in to help in any situation,
and her coworkers respect her as a great teacher and leader," affirms
Christy Morgan, Nurse Manager of SICU.