Lisa Ritchey honored as 2022 Tenacious NFP Nurse Administrator | Centre County Gazette

Lisa Ritchey honored as 2022 Tenacious NFP Nurse Administrator | Centre County Gazette
Lisa Ritchey honored as 2022 Tenacious NFP Nurse Administrator | Centre County Gazette

Via its Nationwide Service Workplace, Nurse-Household Partnership not too long ago awarded the Tenacious Caregiver Awards to 4 distinguished NFP suppliers at Re:Ignite 2022, NFP’s annual training summit. Lisa Ritchey, BSN, RN, director of Nurse-Household Partnership at UPMC House Healthcare of Central PA, was honored because the 2022 Tenacious NFP Nurse Administrator.
The Tenacious Caregiver Award for Administrator is given to the excellent NFP administrator who’s at or above funded capability, has excessive nurse retention and who finds and secures a number of sustainable funding streams for Nurse-Household Partnership of their group. The administrator additionally actively participates within the Group Advisory Board and advocates for this system on the native and state ranges.
Ritchey has devoted greater than 20 years of service to Nurse-Household Partnership throughout her 40-year nursing profession. She has been a steadfast advocate for NFP in her group and past — together with utilizing her voice to push for brand new funding streams and main her staff’s participation in a number of pilots with the Nationwide Service Workplace to innovate and enhance the collective impression. She is devoted to empowering first-time households to succeed and has introduced NFP to numerous human service suppliers throughout the area.
Different award recipients have been Maria Otero, RN, an NFP nurse on the Brooklyn Nurse-Household Partnership at SCO Household of Companies in New York; Lynn Lauri, BSN, RN, an NFP nurse supervisor at Maternal & Household Well being Companies in Pennsylvania; and the Nurse-Household Partnership staff at McLeod Well being in South Carolina.
“This yr we obtained an incredible slate of nominees in all classes, which is a testomony to the excellent impression and dedication of the NFP community throughout the nation,” stated Kate Siegrist, chief nursing officer for Nurse-Household Partnership. Nurse-Household Partnership, administered by way of UPMC House Healthcare of Central PA, serves first-time moms in 10 counties: Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Huntingdon, Jefferson, Lycoming and Somerset.  Offering help, info and steerage, every nurse companions with a brand new mother to realize wholesome outcomes and higher alternatives for each mom and youngster from being pregnant till the kid’s second birthday. first-time moms should enroll in Nurse-Household Partnership earlier than 29 weeks of gestation. Contact Nurse-Household Partnership at (833) 315-4358