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Inspira Health Nurse Leaders Recognized with Statewide Awards

Jan 4, 2024

Mullica Hill, NJ (January 4, 2024)Inspira Health is proud to announce that two of its clinical leaders were presented with Nursing Leadership Awards by the Organization of Nurse Leaders of New Jersey (ONL NJ). Assistant nurse manager Brittany Knestaut, B.S.N., R.N., was honored with the Aspiring Nurse Leader Award; nurse manager Barbara Conicello, B.S.N., R.N., earned the Administrative Supervisor award.

Barbara Conicello
Barbara Conicello
Brittany Knestnaut
Brittany Knestaut

The Aspiring Nurse Leader Award recognizes Brittany’s invaluable guidance and service within her first year of a formal leadership role at Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill. She is viewed as a rising leader based on her ability to develop strong connections with coworkers; engage and inspire her team in continuous performance improvement; and establish a clear vision for optimizing patient care and team collaboration.

“Barb and Brittany exemplify the leadership qualities that propel our organization and elevate the hospital experience for our patients and employees,” said Lydia Stockman, R.N., M.H.A, senior vice president and chief administrative officer, Inspira Medical Centers. “We are pleased that ONL NJ has recognized them for their commitment to the nursing profession.”

Inspira Health’s campuses in Bridgeton, Elmer and Vineland have been recognized for nursing excellence with Magnet designation since 2008. Inspira Medical Center Mullica Hill and Inspira Health Center Woodbury have earned Pathway to Excellence designation, which recognizes their commitment to creating a positive environment that empowers and engages its nursing staff.

Topics: Inspira, Quality, Nursing