Pasco, Hillsborough & Pinellas, Florida – (May 11, 2018). Medical Center of Trinity recently announced its Nurse of the Year award and New Nurse of the Year award winners. The awards were announced at the Nursing Year In Review celebration and recognize members of the nursing staff who support the mission, vision, and values of the nursing department and who have demonstrated that they work as a team to provide exceptional service to every patient, every time. The New Nurse of the Year and the Nurse of the Year award is a physician choice award selected by the physicians of the hospital. The recipients must embody the following characteristics: integrity, professionalism, accountability, responsiveness, teamwork, nurturing, empathy and respect.
MJ Dodson is regarded as someone who embodies the specific qualities for this award. To quote her nomination, “She always has a big smile on her face. She demonstrates her love for her patients and her work.”
In his first year at Medical Center of Trinity Matt has earned countless comments from patients as someone who possesses a bright personality and a calming manner with patients. As a newcomer he is especially eager to seek learning opportunities at every turn from everyone he encounters, not just nursing staff. He maintains his attitude with consistency. His eagerness to learn extends to his formal education as he is about to complete his bachelor’s degree in nursing and he is already seeking graduate opportunities.
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About Medical Center of Trinity
Medical Center of Trinity is a 288 bed, state-of-the-art, all-private room hospital (Main Campus) strategically located in the tri-county area of Pasco, Pinellas, and Hillsborough Counties. The facility is located at 9330 State Road 54, Trinity, FL 34655, near the intersection of State Road (SR) 54 and Little Road. Medical Center of Trinity clinical and acute-care programs include:
|· Behavioral Health||· Neurosurgery|
|· Cancer Care||· Obstetrics including NICU|
|· Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation||· Open Heart Surgery|
|· Diagnostic Imaging||· Rehabilitation Services|
|· Emergency Care – Adult and Pediatric
o Medical Center of Trinity
o Citrus Park ER
o ER 24/7 ℠ in Palm Harbor
o ER 24/7 ℠ in Lutz
|· Robotic Assisted Surgery
· Sleep Center
· Spine & Orthopedics
· Women’s Health
· Women’s Imaging Center with Comprehensive Breast Care
|· Heart & Vascular
· Men’s Health
|· Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine|
|· Minimally Invasive Surgical Specialties|
Medical Center of Trinity has been designated as an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center and earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Total Hips and Total Knees Certification.
Medical Center of Trinity is recognized among the nation’s Top Performers on five key quality measures – heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and stroke by The Joint Commission— the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The Cancer Care program is an Accredited Community Cancer Program by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.