Sara Reid, RN Named Nurse of the Year

12/27/2011

PeaceHealth St. John Emergency Department Nurse Sara Reid has been named March of Dimes "Nurse of the Year" for her work in the category Advocacy for Patients.  Sara earned the award for her excellent work with victims of sexual assault.

Sara volunteered to go through extensive training to become a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), and is on call to report to work whenever victims of sexual assault present to the E.D.  Sara also did great work with the Harborview Medical Center Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress team updating the sexual assault medical evaluation guidelines.  She is a compassionate advocate and expert for vulnerable patients.

Congratulations Sara on this well deserved award, and for making a positive difference for our patients and our community!