March of Dimes New Jersey Honors Inspira Nurses

MULLICA HILL – Officials at Inspira Health Network announced that three of its nurses have received the 2015 Nurse of the Year Award from the March of Dimes New Jersey Chapter.
The nurses include Sandy Lovelace, BSN, RN, CGRN; Sherry Remy, MSN, RN, CEN; and Reenie Sacchetti, MS, RT(R).
Each year the March of Dimes acknowledges nurses across the nation who demonstrate exceptional patient care, compassion, and service.
Lovelace, assistant nurse manager for the Inspira Medical Center Woodbury Acute Care of the Elderly Unit, received the March of Dimes award in the “General Medical Adult Care” category. She is nationally certified in geriatric nursing and has 30 years of clinical nursing experience. She also serves as a moderator for the women’s group at Pitman Presbyterian Church and treasurer for West Jersey Presbyterian Women.
Remy, administrative director of emergency departments at Inspira Medical Center Vineland, received the March of Dimes award in the “Emergency Room Care” category. She has 19 years of emergency-department management experience. Since 2008, Remy has served as administrative director of Inspira’s Bridgeton, Elmer, and Vineland emergency departments. She also is in charge of Inspira Medical Center Vineland’s Pediatric Emergency Department.
Sacchetti, vice president of clinical services at Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, received the March of Dimes award in the “Nurse Champion” category. Sacchetti has been part of the hospital’s management team since 2007. She works closely with nurses on various projects, including the opening of a specialty orthopedic unit. She has helped to bring state-of-the-art services to Inspira, including advanced 3D mammography for breast cancer screening and Gloucester County’s first and only emergency PCI intervention program for patients experiencing a heart attack.
Seven other nurses from Inspira Health Network were named as finalists for the awards, including Sami Abate, MSHS, MSN, RN, CCRN; Chris Bair, RN; Carol Copsey, MSN, RN-BC; Angela Dare, MSN, MBA, RN, CNOR; Marlene Fischer, BSN, RN; Julie Powers, MSN, RN, PCCN, NE-BC; and Emily Turnure, MSN, RN, NEA-BC.
More than 196 nurses were nominated in 19 different award categories. New Jersey award recipients were announced at a special awards gala on November 18, 2015, at Pines Manor in Edison, N.J. The event included 115 finalists from 48 different hospitals and healthcare facilities. The gala raised more than $90,000, which will go toward improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality.

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