McKayla McDonald Receives May 2019 Friends of Nursing Award

Recipient of the coveted Friends of Nursing Award, McKayla McDonald works as a patient care assistant on the 7th floor of the Mercy Campus. She consistently exemplifies the following qualities, which are the criteria for this award.

  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Communication
  • Compassion
  • Continuous Learning
  • Respect

An excerpt from her nomination follows:

“McKayla consistently goes above and beyond for her patients and coworkers. She is always available to lend a hand, even when the patient isn’t necessarily assigned to her.

“Today she saw a patient in tears and decided to try to cheer her up by painting the patient’s nails with nail polish she happened to have from home. She sat with and consoled the patient. It made all the difference in the world to this patient.”

Congratulations, McKayla.

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