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Beebe Healthcare Celebrates ‘Top Nurses’ from Delaware Today

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From left to right in group photo, Bridget Buckaloo, MSN, RN, Shawna Mayles, RN, SANE, DE-CMHS, Denise Pecora, MSN, APRN, and Amy Linzey, BSN, RN. Bottom row from left to right: Lara Kwetkauskie, BSN, RN, CEN; Candidate for CVRN, Karen Pickard, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, and April Comley, RN, BSN.

Beebe Healthcare is proud to celebrate the seven nurses who were recognized by Delaware Today’s Excellence in Nursing annual program.

“Congratulations to the nurses for being recognized as a Top Nurse in Delaware Today’s Excellence in Nursing annual program,” said Loretta Ostroski, MSN, RN, Interim Chief Nursing Officer, VP of Inpatient Nursing and Emergency Services, Beebe Healthcare. “This group is a prime example of the many excellent nurses at Beebe Healthcare. As we celebrate Nurses Week starting May 6, I would like to give a special thank you to these Top Nurses for what you do each day to make Beebe Healthcare amazing!”

Karen Pickard, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, Director of the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, was awarded Top Nurse for the Clinical Educator area.

Joining her as honorees:

  • Advancing & Leading the Profession: Bridget Buckaloo, MSN, RN
  • Ambulatory Care Nursing: April Comley, RN, BSN
  • Inpatient/Acute Care Nursing: Lara Kwetkauskie, BSN, RN, CEN; Candidate for CVRN
  • Informatics: Amy Linzey, BSN, RN
  • Psychiatric - Mental Health Nursing: Shawna Mayles, RN, SANE, DE-CMHS
  • APRN: Denise Pecora, MSN, APRN

“I am so thankful for the incredible work of these nurses every day at Beebe Healthcare,” said David A. Tam, MD, MBA, CPHE, FACHE, President & CEO, Beebe Healthcare. “To this distinguished group, and all of the nurses at Beebe and the healthcare industry, thank you for your continued dedication to the people who live, work, and visit Sussex County.”

From left to right in group photo, Bridget Buckaloo, MSN, RN, Shawna Mayles, RN, SANE, DE-CMHS, Denise Pecora, MSN, APRN, and Amy Linzey, BSN, RN. Bottom row from left to right: Lara Kwetkauskie, BSN, RN, CEN; Candidate for CVRN, Karen Pickard, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, and April Comley, RN, BSN.