Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals Names Nurse of the Month

February 5, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – February 5, 2008 – Stacey Wilson, RN, has been named nurse of the month by Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals.  Wilson is a senior charge nurse who manages staff and cares for patients on 5 Heart, one of the hospitals’ cardiovascular monitoring floors.

Wilson’s coworkers describe her as compassion and gentle.  She was nominated for the qualities that support the hospitals’ values and mission and for her faith, which guides her commitment to excellence.

A Providence employee for almost a year, Stacey dedicates this award to her colleagues.  She says, “I am truly honored by this award, but I couldn’t have done it without the support and encouragement of my 5 Heart coworkers.  I can’t imagine working with a better staff.” 

Wilson resides in Gaston near West Columbia with her husband Billy.  They are both youth ministers at Chapel of Redemption in Red Bank, SC.

Owned by the Sisters of Charity Health System, Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals is known statewide for its compassionate care.   Our non-profit organization is licensed for 304 beds and is comprised of four entities: Providence Hospital, Providence Heart Institute, Providence Hospital Northeast and Providence Orthopaedic & Neuro Spine Institute. A faith-based health care facility in the Midlands area of South Carolina, Providence employs more than 1,600 caring individuals.

Providence Hospital, located in downtown Columbia, was founded by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine in 1938. The facility is best known for the expertise in cardiac care it provides through Providence Heart Institute, which is recognized statewide as a referral center for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Providence Hospital Northeast was established in 1999 and offers a range of medical services in surgery, emergency care, women’s and children’s services and rehabilitation.  Providence Northeast is home to Providence Orthopaedic & Neuro Spine Institute, which provides medical and surgical treatment of diseases and injuries of the bones, joints and spine.