SLCH Nurse Nominated for Hudson Valley Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award

SLCH Nurse Nominated for Hudson Valley Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award


Newburgh, NY – St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital's (SLCH) Amy Heimink, RN, MSN, ANP, has been nominated for Hudson Valley Magazine's Annual Excellence in Nursing Award for the 2013 year. On a daily basis, nurses are expected to deal with hectic schedules, pressure, along with serving patients 24/7 as the eyes and ears of doctors. 

Each year, Hudson Valley Magazine honors nurses each year for their dedicated time and effort while providing excellent healthcare to all patients. This year, Hudson Valley Magazine has honored 66 nurses in the Hudson Valley.

Amy has been with SLCH for five years, continuously being an exemplary nurse along with a major asset to the SLCH clinical team.

Amy works tirelessly to ensure that patients' best wishes are met, in addition to working towards the hospital's best practices. Instantly showing leadership to peers, she has an incredible ability to pull her team together to execute solutions to any problem she is presented with.

"Throughout the current changes to the health care environment, Amy has shown immense leadership in all her endeavors," said Joan Cusack-McGuirk, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer.  "Amy continuously strives to deliver the highest caliber of care to our patients.  Amy always goes above and beyond her clinical role making a profound impression on others."

Hudson Valley Magazine recognizes nurses as the "heroes and heroines of healthcare". Every nurse is faced with enormous responsibility including daily challenges, extraordinary pressure, and around the clock bed side care to make sure each patient receives all necessary health care. Hudson Valley Magazine extends sincere congratulations and enormous appreciation to all nurses. 

St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital (SLCH) is a not-for-profit community hospital with campuses in Newburgh and Cornwall, NY. The hospital is dedicated to serving the health care needs of all Hudson Valley and aspires to excellence in the delivery of compassionate and comprehensive health care services. SLCH offers comprehensive cardiac, stroke, cancer, orthopedic services and a full range of other clinical offerings.