Five nurses from Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South have received the 2016 D Magazine’s
Excellence in Nursing Award. These exceptional professionals are among 23 Texas Health nurses who were recognized with the annual awards in the magazine’s March issue.
Four of the honored Texas Health Huguley nurses were spotlighted in the Leadership Roles in Healthcare Organizations division:
Tammy Collier, RN, MSB, CNAA, BC, FACHE, joined Texas Health Huguley in 1991, and currently is the Vice President of Patient Care Services. During her tenure, she has developed new service lines and led the hospital to outstanding clinical achievements in patient care and safety.
Renita Crowdis, RN, BSN, MS, has almost 30 years’ experience as a nurse, including 25 at Texas Health Huguley. She has served as an emergency department nurse, the house supervisor, the risk management officer, and she is currently the Director of Medical / Surgical Services.
Sharon Washburn, RN, MS, MBA, CPPS, is the Administrative Director of Quality and Safety. Washburn was one of the original nurses when the hospital opened in 1977, and since then she has held a variety of roles. In her current position, she has helped the hospital achieve many quality and safety recognitions, including its sixth Leapfrog Grade “A” Safety Score.
Barbara Willis, RN, MSN, who is Administrative Director of Cardiovascular and Critical Care Services, has been a nurse for more than 35 years. In recent years, she has played a major role in the hospital’s accreditation as a Chest Pain Center and the expansion of the heart cath lab.
In the Nurses Caring for Patients in Hospitals category, D Magazine honored one Texas Health Huguley nurse.
Rhonda Fuselier, RNC-OB, C-EFM, MSN, MHA, with eighteen years of nursing experience and master’s degrees in health administration and nursing administration, works as a charge nurse and unit educator in Women’s Services. After two sons were diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, she became an active volunteer with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and has written a book about her experiences.
The full article on the Excellence in Nursing Award is available on D Magazine’s