St Petersburg, FL – Carla Comp, RN, Michelle Kieffer, RN, Renee Jackson, RN and Andrea Wislotsky, RN accepted the Nursing Excellence Award presented to them by Herman Zaharowitz, MD, Chief of Staff at St Petersburg General Hospital early last week. This award is highly regarded and highlights the dedication and excellence St Petersburg General Hospital has come to expect from its nurses.

Carla Comp, RN, 1 East

Carla always brings a positive attitude and supports the rest of the team as a charge nurse. Whenever Carla is presented with a challenge she rises above and gets the job done. Carla is an excellent resource for others and is dedicated to the patients she cares for.

Michelle Kieffer, RN, Surgical Services

Michelle has been employed here since 1986. Michelle is dedicated, kind and caring. She is always willing to go the extra mile for our patients and surgeons. She is the type of person that any nurse would love to work beside. Michelle is always the patient's best advocate.

Renee Jackson, RN, PCU

Renee has become a mentor and coach for the newer nurses on the night shift. She has built a team that works together to ensure call lights are answered within 3 minutes. She loves teaching the newer nurses and follows through with patient education.

Andrea Wislotsky, RN, ICU

Andrea has worked at St Petersburg General Hospital for several years. Her current role is the weekend night shift Charge Nurse in ICU. Andrea consistently displays a great attitude, pushing through with her "we can get through it' determination. She cares for her staff; she even brings in baked goods for them each weekend. Andrea is passionate about patient care and is currently pursuing the career path of Nurse Practitioner.