FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2006 Contact: Victoria Tedeschi
Public Relations Specialist
Adventist Midwest Health
Adventist Hinsdale Hospital names
Merle Salazar as Nurse of the Month
Hinsdale, IL – Adventist Hinsdale has named Darien resident Merle Salazar as Nurse of the Month for November. Each month, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital recognizes an outstanding employee for his or her extra effort and dedication to the hospital’s mission.
A nurse in the post-anesthesia care unit, Salazar has worked at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital for 18 years. A co-worker nominated Salazar based on her compassionate care toward patients and their guests.
“Merle extends herself for the unit, her peers and always for the patients, anticipating their needs before being asked,” the co-worker wrote. “Merle respects individuals by explaining processes/procedures to patients and guests, thereby allowing them to maintain their dignity. She is truly dedicated to nursing and committed to helping others.”