Rhonda Donnelly, BSN, RNC-OB, CoxHealth, was named a March of Dimes Nurse of the Year during an event in St. Louis, October 25. Donnelly, a nurse manager with Cox Medical Center South’s Family Beginnings, is the only Springfield nurse to be honored this year.
Twenty Missouri and Metro East nurses representing 16 health care institutions in Missouri and six counties in Illinois were named Nurse of the Year.
The nurses were recognized for their extraordinary level of patient care, compassion, professionalism, integrity and leadership in the nursing profession. The winning nurses each received a crystal award and a gift certificate to Scrubs and Beyond.