Syracuse VA Medical Center
May 11, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Robert McLean, Public Affairs Officer
Phone: (315) 425-2422
Mobile: (315) 956-1394
Syracuse, NY-The Department of Veterans Affairs, the nation’s largest single employer of nurses, joined the American Nurses Association in honoring America’s nurses dedicated to saving lives and maintaining the health of millions of individuals, including our nation’s heroes, during National Nurses Week, May 6-12.
The Syracuse VA honored the many roles nurses play in delivering the highest level of quality care to our Veterans and their families at a Nurses Excellence Award Ceremony Thursday, May 11th. .
Syracuse VA Medical Center honored for their extraordinary care for our Veterans were:
RN Jacqueline Dardano, BVAC
RN in an Expanded Role Heather Caron, BVAC
LPN Ellen Comer, Binghamton CBOC
Health Care Technician Joe Jachim, SPS
Nurse Executive Cheryl Czajkowski said, “Every year the VA hosts these awards to recognize the outstanding work of VA staff that play a vital role in providing and supporting nursing practice and care to our Veterans. This year’s awardees are honored for their compassionate care, contributions, improvements in nursing and support for expanding nursing responsibilities.”
For more about VA nurses check the Web at http://www.va.gov/nursing. For information about nursing opportunities at the Syracuse VA, contact Charlene Young, MSN, RN at (315) 425-3851 by e-mail at Charlene.Young@va.gov.