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As exhibited by our Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Holy Name Medical Center is recognized and respected for its excellence in nursing care.


As Holy Name Nurses, we join the Holy Name family to create a community of caregivers committed to a ministry of healing, embracing the tradition of Catholic principles, the pursuit of professional excellence and conscientious stewardship. We help our community achieve the highest attainable level of health through prevention, education, and treatment.

Visions and Values

We the nurses of Holy Name strive to compassionately deliver technologically precise, science-based nursing care that takes a holistic approach to prevention and treatment of illness by:

  • Using evidence-based knowledge to prevent disease and promote optimal health and human performance.
  • Demonstrating perseverance and courage in maintaining our values and principles in the face of wavering societal pressure.
  • Embracing technology and innovation to ensure positive outcomes for our patients.
  • Promoting comfort and healing in an inclusive atmosphere by valuing the unique and inherent dignity of all human beings.
  • Grounding our relationships with one another and our patients in humility and service.

Strategic Aims

  • Sustainability
  • Pursue care models and workforce development strategies that ensure sustainability of our ministry and mission.
  • Technological Innovation
  • Develop and use technological innovation and applications to promote health, healing, and patient safety.
  • Operational Best Practices
  • Commit to operational best practices in our leadership structure and clinical practice to improve the safety and quality of health care we deliver.

Shared Governance

Inter-professional team led by clinical nurses that promotes collaboration between clinical nurses, nurse leaders and other healthcare professionals to facilitate shared decision making and support practice excellence.

Recognitions and Awards

  • Magnet-Third time designee of the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Program, considered the highest recognition for nursing excellence which designates organizations where nursing leaders successfully align their nursing strategic goals to improve the organization’s patient outcomes and acknowledges the invaluable potential of nurses to lead the healthcare change.
  • Professional Excellence Program - Clinical ladder progressive development plan tied to a financial bonus.
  • Caring Heart Award- Annual recognition by leadership for nursing excellence and compassionate care celebrated annually during Nurses Week.
  • Sharing Heart- Annual recognition by leadership given to nurses for imparting nursing knowledge to their peers.
  • Zero Hero Award- Celebrates nursing staff that addresses the organizational strategic objective of promoting quality and safety for patients.
  • The Daisy Award For Extraordinary Nurses- The Daisy Nurse Leader Award- The Daisy Lifetime Achievement Award: A meaningful recognition of nurses by patients, families and co-workers that celebrates nurses who give extraordinary compassionate care.
  • National Certification Day- Honoring nurses who have demonstrated a commitment to nursing by advancing specialized knowledge and skills.
  • Resident of the Month Awards-Monthly award given to a new nurse graduate who is a part of Holy Name’s Nurse Residency program and shown outstanding commitment.
  • Nurse Extern Award-Celebrates a student participating in the nurse extern program who has exemplified excellence and successfully met the goals and objectives of the program.

Research and Evidence Based Practice

Advances patient care through nurse driven research and evidence based practices.


A nursing culture that emboldens continuing education, certification and career development.