Pasco, Hillsborough & Pinellas, Florida – (May 1, 2019) Medical Center of Trinity recently announced that Sudhir Agarwal, Interventional Cardiologist on staff at the hospital was named this year’s Physician of the Year. Shawna Mulherin, RN BSN CMS RN (Certified Medical Surgical Registered Nurse) has been named the facility’s Nurse of the Year and Carlo Rivera, RN, was named this year’s New Nurse of the Year.
The Physician of the Year Award is presented to a member of the medical staff who supports the mission, vision, and values of the nursing department and works as a team member to provide exceptional service to every patient, every time. The Physician of the Year is the nurses’ choice award selected by the nurses of the hospital. The characteristics that are embodied in the award are: integrity, professionalism, accountability, responsiveness, teamwork, nurturing, empathy and respect. Dr. Agarwal is regarded as a physician who encompasses all of the characteristics considered for this award. The nurses regard him as easy to communicate with and there is great mutual respect between Dr. Agarwal and nurses with whom he works. The nurses regard him as not only passionate but open-minded with a deep respect for patients.
Nurse of the Year and New Nurse of the Year are awarded to recognized 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 Nurse of the Year and New Nurse of the Year Awards is a physician choice selected by the physicians of the hospitals. The recipients must embody the following characteristics: integrity, professionalism, accountability, responsiveness, teamwork, nurturing, empathy and respect.
Nurse of the Year, Shawna Mulherin, RN BSN CMS RN,
Shawna’s nomination emphasizes her embodiment of the characteristics that encompass the Nurse of the Year. In addition to her caring attitude towards patients, she is known for her ability to mentor and teach new nurses.
New Nurse of the Year, Carlo Rivera, RN
Carlo is regarded as one the happiest, most compassionate, people on staff at Medical Center of Trinity. His caring, compassion and positive attitude is shared with not only patients but co-workers alike. Said one nomination “I would feel honor to have Carlo care for my family or myself in the emergency department. Carlo is an asset to Medical Center of Trinity.”
Attached photos: Sudhir Agarwal, MD; Shawn Mulherin, RN BSN CMS RN; Carlo Rivera, RN
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About Medical Center of Trinity
Medical Center of Trinity is a 340 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 including Senior Behavioral HealthCancer Care Clinical Cardiac ElectrophysiologyDiagnostic ImagingEmergency Care – Adult and PediatricMedical Center of TrinityCitrus Park ERER 24/7 ℠ in Palm HarborER 24/7 ℠ in LutzHeart & Vascular Men’s HealthMinimally Invasive Surgical Specialties||NeurosurgeryObstetrics including NICU and Maternal Fetal MedicineOpen Heart SurgeryRehabilitation ServicesRobotic Assisted Surgery Sleep Center Spine & Orthopedics Women’s Health Women’s Imaging Center with Comprehensive Breast CareWound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine|
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.