Bonnie Barickman, RN, was December’s recipient for Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa’s DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Each month a nurse from Mercy– North Iowa is honored with The DAISY Award, which recognizes the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.
Barickman is a nurse and team leader on the Cardiac Step-Down Unit (6 West), Mason City. Barickman’s team members on 6 West nominated her for the award.
“Bonnie is an advocate for all patients as well as her team of nurses. A few of the many words to describe Bonnie are: compassionate, thoughtful, role model, leader, teacher, patient and hard worker….Time after time she reassures patients and their families that she will take care of them. Whether it is treating chest pain or walking an unsteady patient to the rest room, her calm, quiet professionalism shines through.”