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Lindsay DeBellis, RN receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Nurses pose with DAISY Award certificate.

Congratulations to Lindsay DeBellis, RN from Medical and Pediatric Care (MPC) 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. 

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.

A patient nominated Lindsay and stated, “Every single RN & CNA that has helped nurse me back to health has been polite, helpful, caring, professional and concerned about me. The nurse that has taken care of me beyond the call of duty has been Lindsay. She has been unfailingly attentive, polite, positive and has made me feel like the most cared for person in the world.”

Congratulations, Lindsay! 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