Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2011 Mercy Legend Award--Karen Roller, Clinical Nurse Specialist, RN, BSN, MS in the Clinical Practice & Informatics Department. Karen’s nomination recognizes her compassion and passion for excellence in patient care. Her primary focus has been on patient safety, quality of patient care and related clinical issues also while being a great resource and support to new associates, nurses and peers. Karen’s passion for caring and noble behavior can be seen in her personal life as well. As a foster parent, she has given of herself and cared for many special-needs children over the years. Karen has been with Mercy – North Iowa since 1991.
The Mercy Legend Award recognizes Mercy associates who are admired for achievements, possess noble qualities and are an inspiration to others. These individuals exemplify Mercy North Iowa’s - Mission, Values and Guiding Behaviors. The Mercy Legend Award is an annual recognition with nominations submitted by Mercy associates. Any associate, volunteer or retiree of Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa is eligible to become a Mercy Legend.