Nicole Burley, BSN, RN, CNOR
FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital
Stories of Florence Nightingale’s compassion, bravery, and leadership have shaped modern nursing and influenced and inspired millions. As we celebrate the 200th anniversary of her birth, we are honored to shine a light on today’s #NurseHeroes on the front lines by sharing some of their stories.
This is Nicole’s story.
“Always listen to your gut. It never steers you wrong.”
Describe why you chose to become a nurse
I wanted to be involved in helping sick people
Describe your most rewarding day on the job
I get to see people who are in medical need and assist in “fixing” them with operative procedures
Describe your most challenging day on job
Recently dealing with Covid patients and the challenge of ensuring my staff all staff protected during these procedures.
Do you have any nurse hacks or lessons learned in the field you would like to share with others?
Always listen to your gut. It never steers you wrong
What’s a favorite quote of yours?
“If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing.” Margaret Thatcher
For those looking for a way to help others, is there a charity you suggest?
Unchaining Moore Dogs because this organization is dedicated to educating animal owners
Thank you for all you do, Nicole!
Thank you for helping us honor Nicole and the profession of nursing!
Do you have a story to share?
While our team at ShiftWizard believes all nurses are heroes, we’d like to hear who you feel has gone above and beyond. Help us honor a fellow nurse or nurse leader whose actions have inspired others in these unprecedented times, and let’s celebrate nursing together!
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