Andrea (McSorley) Green Named Mayo Nurse of the Year
June 12, 2008 - TRC
DOVER-FOXCROFT - Andrea Green, RN, a nursing supervisor, has been selected Nurse of the Year at Mayo Regional Hospital. She received the at the conclusion of Nurses Week activities. Green also represented Mayo at a Blaine House reception in Augusta in recognition of National Nurses' Day.
Green was one of 10 Mayo nurses nominated by their peers for the award, which is given for overall contributions to the hospital. A plaque listing Nurse of the Year winners is displayed in the hospital lobby.
A Sebec resident, Green graduated from Penquis Valley High School in Milo and earned her associate's degree in nursing in 1997 from the University of New England. After working at long term care facilities for two years, she joined Mayo's nursing staff in 1999 in the Intensive Care Unit.
Green is currently pursuing her B.S. degree in nursing at the University of Maine, and plans to go on to further training as a CRNA (certified registered nurse anesthetist).
Testimony written as part of her nomination: "Andi is wonderful to work with and excellent in everything she does as a nurse. She is committed to this hospital and is wonderful with the patients and their families. . .Andi has an excellent background in a variety of settings. Staff enjoy it when Andi is on as house supervisor and knows she will be there for them. . .Andi gets along great with co-workers and is very knowledgeable about her job. Patients are her number one priority. She is always trying to better herself and the people around her. I always see Andi here on her days off at meetings and seminars. She is always willing to help wherever needed."
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