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Lyndon Hirai, RN receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Male nurse in grey scrubs holds DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses certificate.

Congratulations to Lyndon Hirai, RN from Medical and Pediatric Care at Skagit Valley Hospital for receiving the 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.

A patient nominated Lyndon, stating “From the moment of my arrival I received superb care from Lyndon. His attention to detail, friendly bedside manner, and especially his exemplary patience with me as I truly did not fully grasp the problems I had or the situation I found myself in.”

Congratulations, Lyndon! 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