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Jan 16 2019

Congratulations to December’s DAISY Award winner, Arsho Salazar, RN, Della Martin Center

Arsho Salazar holding the Daisy award

As a designated Magnet hospital, Huntington Hospital is a recognized leader in nursing excellence. Every day, our nurses go above and beyond for our patients, and we are proud to recognize them for their efforts.

The DAISY Award was established by The DAISY Foundation in memory of J. Patrick Barnes. The Barnes family was awestruck by the clinical skills, caring and compassion of the nurses who cared for Patrick, and created this international award to say thank you to nurses everywhere.

Huntington Hospital’s December DAISY Award winner, Arsho Salazar, RN, DMC, was nominated by a colleague who wrote the following: “Arsho taught me what it truly means to work as a team. I was stunned when she offered to help split our work on a very busy day. No one had ever offered to help before, I was extremely grateful as I was already behind. We wrote up a checklist and split it up, we worked “together” and due to that, I was able to finish on time. If it were not for Arsho I would not have been able to get out on time. I paid it forward and this caused a chain reaction and cultural change on our unit. It is now the norm to work together. Not only is Arsho excellent and passionate, she is also a great person to work with. She goes out of her way to make our unit better, even if she has to do more work. We are very lucky to have her as an example of a great teammate.”

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