South Nassau Awards
Lori Edelman MS, RN, CEN, NE-BC
Nominee 2013 GEM Awards
Lori is an extraordinary leader makes a difference to the Emergency Department each and every day. Her dedication does not go unnoticed by the staff or her colleagues. The efforts shown by her during Hurricane Sandy were outstanding - she was the embodiment of nursing in action. Under her leadership and direction, South Nassau has established a reputation for providing new RN graduates with a pathway to becoming competent ED nurses. This ED RN Residency Program now enjoys such a reputation that requests to enter the program far exceed positions available. Lori’s leadership and professional role-modeling are accountable for the high level of nursing care administered by our ED staff as well as our high level of loyalty and morale in these challenging healthcare times.