Beth Cassidy

Director of Clinical Services and North Carolina Great 100 Nurse Beth Cassidy, center, is surrounded by her AdventHealth Hendersonville team.

AdventHealth Hendersonville’s Beth Cassidy, DNP, MSN, RN, NE-BC, RNC-OB has been named to the 2021 Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina list. Cassidy is the director of Clinical Services for AdventHealth Hendersonville’s Emergency Department and Clinical Education.

The Great 100, Inc., honors registered nurses in North Carolina for their commitment to excellence with the goal of promoting a positive image of the nursing profession.

Each year, the Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina Board of Directors asks patients, coworkers, friends and family members to nominate an outstanding nurse practicing in North Carolina for recognition. Nominations are scored based on how the nominee:

• Promotes and advances the profession of nursing in their practice setting and/or community.

• Demonstrates integrity, honesty and accountability.

• Displays commitment to patients, families and colleagues.

• Demonstrates caring, and assists others to grow and develop.

• Radiates energy and enthusiasm, and contributes to overall outcomes in their practice setting.

Full-circle Award

Through the years, Cassidy has nominated many of the members of the AdventHealth Hendersonville nursing team. But she admits she was surprised when she found out that this year she was the one who had been nominated.

“I was overwhelmed to hear that I was chosen,” said Cassidy. “It is an honor to be recognized among so many incredible nurses across our state. To have this happen because members of my nursing family here at AdventHealth nominated me is humbling. I work with the absolute best nurses in the business. Their commitment to compassionate, safe, high-quality care inspires me every day. I am truly blessed.”

Nurses honored in the annual Great 100 Nurses in North Carolina represent many sectors of health care, working as nurses in hospitals, public health, nursing schools, home health, etc. They come from all practice areas in nursing, including acute care, sub-acute care, school nursing, nurse leaders, academics and many more.

“Beth’s history of care covers nearly every sector of nursing. She brings that expertise to every opportunity she and her nursing team experience. We see the impact of her willingness to lead and mentor the incredible nurses on her team and across our health system,” said Maureen Dzialo, MS, RN, NE-BC, AdventHealth Hendersonville vice president of Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Officer.

To learn more about The Great 100 and to see the full list of the 2021 recipients, visit Great100.org.

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