Published on May 07, 2018

NEW Program Nurses Honored for 2017 Success

PELLA, Iowa— As part of the Nurse Week celebration at Pella Regional Health Center, nursing staff who have participated in the NEW (Nursing Excellence Within) Program from 2017 are honored. The NEW Program is a way to recognize and reward registered nurses within Pella Regional for their professional and personal growth and accomplishments.

The program centers on professional development, professional practice and behaviors, outcomes and community connections. There are 3 levels of participation, with each level requiring additional time and commitment. Examples of activities that could apply include obtaining an additional degree or certification, acting as a preceptor to students or volunteering within the community.

This year, several nurses achieved their goal level:

Joan Vande Krol-Zylstra, Level 2

Sherri Church-Derringer, Level 2
Tracey Hall, Level 2
Ann Mills, Level 1
Susan Vander Molen, Level 2

Family Birthing Center
Carrie Kelderman, Level 1

Home Health
Sheila Burgey, Level 2

Infection Prevention
Jennifer Henely, Level 1

Infusion Center
Mary Jo Van Roekel, Level 1

Pella Medical Clinic
Liz Gates, Level 1

Medical Clinic in Monroe
Kim Jenkins, Level 1

Karissa DeBruin, Level 1
Peggy Hofer, Level 1
Dan Schreur, Level 1
Ramona Van Dusseldorp, Level 1
Caryn VanHemert, Level 2