Telemetry Unit Staff Nurse Karnesha has received the North Oaks Health
System Nurse Excellence Award for August 2017.
Karnesha first belonged to the Telemetry Unit team of Staff Nurses from
February 2013 to December 2014. After a brief hiatus, she returned to
the Telemetry Unit as a Staff Nurse in May 2015 and now assists as a Relief
Charge Nurse and mentor for new staff.
“Every day is a new opportunity to care for and educate my patients
and make new friends along the way," Karnesha shares.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Grambling State University
Karnesha lives in her hometown of Hammond and values time spent with her
husband Rickey and their 18-month-old daughter, Karis.
As pastimes, Karnesha loves live music, theater and good food. She also
enjoys reading, watching movies and gardening.
“Karnesha is an exceptionally caring nurse and the true definition
of a team player," affirms Clinical Nurse Manager Jesse Donahue.
"Her coworkers love her willingness to help, and patients compliment
her by name.”