Richmond Public Health Nurse is honored during National Nurses Week, capsule drug May 6-12, physician 2016
Laurinda Finn-Davis has been selected as the Virginia Department of Health Central Region Nurse of the Year! Laurinda’s team at the Richmond City Health District submitted her nomination, highlighting Laurinda’s service to her patients, her staff, and her community at large. She will be recognized at the 2016 Public Health Nurse of the Year Ceremony in Arlington, Virginia, during National Nurses Week in May.
Ms. Laurinda Finn-Davis, RN, BSN has touched the lives of each and every individual she has humbly served. She provides supervision, guidance and encouragement to all members of the health department clinical team. Her day starts with daily rounds and checking in with the nurses she supervises. She often goes above and beyond to advocate for her nursing staff, providing a phenomenal role model to emulate. Ms. Finn-Davis epitomizes public service. Reproductive health has been her focus for several years and continues to be what she is passionate about; this is easy for her clients and team members to see when she discusses a case, meets with a patient or just provides a shoulder to cry on.
Nurses have long been considered vital members of the public health team. Providing recognition for those whose practice and service extends beyond the reasonable expectations of the role is a common theme for hospitals and health departments during the annual National Nurses Week. The Richmond City Health District has the distinct honor of having its Nurse of the Year recognized at a regional and state level.