Clinical Nurse Manager Heidi has received the North Oaks Health System
Leader of the Month Award for August 2017.
Heidi joined the North Oaks team in 2002 as a Surgery Unit Staff Nurse.
In 2006, she began helping as a Relief Charge Nurse, and in 2012, she
was promoted to her current position.
"Improving lives to me means leading by example, setting goals to
make a difference and establishing a connection with our patients,"
She earned a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Southeastern Louisiana
University. Her experience caregiving for her mother after she was diagnosed
with terminal cancer determined her career path. “Having that personal
experience helped to grow my passion in caring deeply for others,”
Heidi and her husband Corey live in Ponchatoula with their children –
Ava, 12, and Noah, 10.
Away from work, Heidi cherishes time spent with family and friends and
cheering on her children in their many athletic endeavors. She also loves to dance.
Professionally, Heidi belongs to the Tangipahoa District Nurses Association
and the American Nurses Association.
“Heidi’s passion for top-notch patient care and treating others
respectfully sets a shining example for our team," affirms Post-Operative
Director Jackie Carr. "Patients, their families and her coworkers
think highly of her.”