Meet The Five Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital Nurses Named Top Pediatric Nurses By Baltimore Magazine – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital celebrates five of their nurses named the best pediatric nurses by Baltimore Magazine.

Heather Dewan. Yaffa Elefant, Agnes Ihediohamma, Colleen Neidig and Erica Jones all took home the honor.

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“Being celebrated for something you love to do is pretty phenomenal,” said Jones, who serves as the Director of Infection Prevention.

Thanks largely to the policies she helped implement, no cases of COVID have been transferred between patients and staff at Mt. Washington.

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“That’s why I do what I do,” said Jones, “make sure no one gets an infection. Whether it’s our patients, whether it’s staff or the families that come in. “

Denise Pudinkski, the Chief Nurse Executive at MWPH, said she is not surprised that five of the top seven pediatric nurses came from MWPH.

“These nurses come in here every day and they give their heart and soul not only for the patients but also for the families,” said Pudinksi.

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A total of 105 nurses in 19 specialties were recognized by Baltimore Magazine as “top nurses”. Everything will be celebrated in a virtual ceremony on May 6.

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