Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, Idaho, is celebrating National Nurses Month by honoring the dedicated men and women who provide exceptional care to patients.
Mayor Brian Blad expressed his gratitude for the nurses who have supported his wife, Laura, during her battle with pancreatic cancer.
He acknowledged the profound impact nurses have on patients’ experiences, stating that their presence and support mean the world to those in need.
Mayor Blad took the opportunity to read a proclamation at Portneuf Medical Center, emphasizing the crucial role nurses play in healthcare.
The medical center has designated the entire month of May as ‘Nurses Month,’ with the theme ‘You Make a Difference.’ This initiative aims to recognize and appreciate the tireless efforts of nurses in improving patient outcomes and overall well-being.
Greg Trosper, Chief Nursing Officer at Portneuf Medical Center, commended the nurses for their unwavering commitment to the community.
He highlighted the remarkable longevity of their careers, with some nurses serving for up to 40 years—an extraordinary feat.
Trosper noted that this dedication and experience directly translate into exceptional patient care.
He emphasized that Portneuf nurses continuously educate themselves and strive to be the best in their field, ensuring they provide the highest quality of care possible.
Portneuf Medical Center’s celebration of National Nurses Month serves as a testament to the invaluable contributions of nurses and their commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of patients.
The medical center recognizes and appreciates the exceptional care and compassion demonstrated by their nursing staff, whose unwavering dedication has made them an integral part of the community.