January 2017 - DAISY Award Honorees
Stephanie Santella, BSN, RN
Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit
Stephanie was a wonderful nurse to my husband when he was her patient. He came right to her from surgery. She talked to him through everything and was very gentle, loving, and caring. She was wonderful to our family: explaining everything, answering questions, and talking with us each time we were in his room.
She encouraged him with his breathing and kept him very calm. My husband said that she was his #1 nurse! She was very soft spoken. When she left work in the morning, she came to the waiting room and told us how nice it was to meet us and how much she enjoyed being my husband’s nurse. She is great at her job as a nurse, but she is also a wonderful people person. You should be proud to have her on your team. Thank you!