Baptist Health nurses recognized

The Arkansas Center for Nursing recently named three Baptist Health employees to its 2018 “40 Nursing Leaders Under 40” list.

Among the 40 winners were Rebecca Graves, RN and 7B unit supervisor, Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock; Toccara Gray, nursing academic coordinator, Baptist Health Nursing Development; and Jayme Lemon, manager and patient safety officer, Baptist Health Risk Management.

Baptist nurses Jayme Lemon (from left), Angela Graves and Toccara Gray were recognized by the Arkansas Center for Nursing.

All three were recognized at an award’s function held at the Pleasant Valley Country Club in Little Rock. Sheurika McKeever, staff educator for Baptist Health Nursing Development and past “40 Under 40” recipient, was the guest speaker at this year’s event.

Arkansas Center for Nursing is a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the profession of nursing in Arkansas through degree advancement, workforce data management and nursing leadership recognition. In regards to the later, each year the center solicits nominations for the state’s top 40 nursing leaders under 40 years of age. The recipients are selected based on a review of their resume, their community involvement and their leadership within the profession. “40 Nursing Leaders Under 40” are recognized in Arkansas State Board of Nursing publications and at a reception held in their honor.

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