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Ania Fischer, RN receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Congratulations to Ania Fischer, RN from the Critical Care Unit (CCU) at Skagit Valley Hospital for receiving the DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nurses! This award is presented to nurses who have been nominated as an outstanding role model for their clinical skill and providing passionate care. 

Ania Fischer, RN receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Nurses who receive DAISY Awards consistently meet the following criteria:

  • Interacts with patients, families and staff in a professional and personable manner.
  • Demonstrates excellent medical evaluation skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent decision-making capabilities.
  • Provides a consistent focus on meeting patient and family goals.
  • Is thoughtful and caring in all situations.
  • Works well with all members of the healthcare team.
  • Demonstrates consistent use of the nursing process in patient care.
  • Excellent educator of patients and their families.
  • Generates enthusiasm and energy towards meeting the challenges of nursing.

Read below the story included in the nomination form:

It's not just one story or one time Ania consistently shows her care and concern for her patients. She is a strong and intelligent Critical Care nurse who can manage any situation in our CCU. Ania is a strong advocate for her patients in rounds and throughout her shift checking in with all members of the care team to ensure her patient is receiving the best and expedient care. She is always gentle and kind when taking care of her patients and ensures they are clean and tidy, turned and always look amazing. She cares for them as if they were her family! Ania also cares about the families of her patients who often get forgotten in the maze of Critical Care equipment and chaos. She explains and shares information to help guide them and support them as they transition through this trauma of watching their loved one in Critical Care. Ania has been here at Skagit Valley Hospital for many years and she so deserves to be recognized for her amazing nursing care and her Critical Care skills.

Congratulations, Ania! Thank you for your hard work and commitment to providing quality and compassionate care to our patients. We are proud to have you on our team at Skagit Regional Health!

To learn more about the DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nurses and to nominate an inpatient nurse, visit