Hudson, Florida (May 30, 2018) – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point announces that Lezonie Burney, RN, BSN, was presented with the 12th Annual Good Samaritan Health Clinic Nurses’ Gala Bayonet Point Nurse of the Year award. The winner is selected from each local hospital. A secret selection committee selected Ms. Burney upon information submitted by her nominator. Ms. Burney will reign for one year and will have community appearances, such as a judge for the Festival of Trees event and riding in the Chasco Fiesta Parade as a dignitary wearing her sash.
Also nominated for the award was Brooke Dupont, RN, who has been employed by Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point for 13 years and has been continuously recognized by her patients for her caring and compassion. She currently works at the hospital’s Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU).
About Lezonie Burney, RN, BSN
Ms. Burney has worked at Bayonet Point for seven years and currently works in Three West Medical/Surgical Unit where she serves as a clinical charge nurse. According to her nomination, “Her team can count on her no matter what is going on. Ms. Burney recently obtained her certification as a Certified Med-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN). According to her nomination, “Her focus on nursing does not stop when she leaves the hospital. She is known to continually help her neighbors at home in Jamaica by collecting various necessities and household supplies and visits her former home each year with the supplies she has collected.”
About Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
Regional Medical Center Bayonet has been serving the community since 1981. We are a 290-bed acute care hospital located in Hudson, FL and home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute. We have more than 300 physicians, 1,264 employees and 400 volunteers on our integrated healthcare delivery team.
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point has achieved distinction in the following areas:
- Level II Trauma Center
- Primary Stroke Center
- Accredited by The Joint Commission
- Healthgrades Multi-Award Recipient
o Five Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 13 years in a row (2005-2017)
o Five Star Recipient for Back Surgery eight years in a row (2010 – 2017)
o Five Star Recipient for Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm for two years in a row (2016 – 2017)
o Recipient of Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award™
o Named among the top 5% in the nation for Patient Safety in 2017
o Five Star Recipient for Appendectomy for three years in a row (2015 – 2017)
- MRI, CT, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine Accredited – American College of Radiology
- Accredited Community Cancer Program – American College of Surgeons
- Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certifications: sepsis
- Accredited Teaching Facility by the American Osteopathic Association, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is located at 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson, FL. 34667. For additional information on Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point visit www.rmchealth.com or www.heartoftampa.com or visit us on Facebook.