Cindy Dixon, RN of Bellbrook was awarded the prestigious Cameo of Caring Award for 2013. Dixon is a nurse in the Almost Home unit and has been working at Dayton Children’s for 15 years.
“Cindy is an excellent example of everything a Cameo of Caring Nurse winner should be,” says Renae Phillips, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, vice President of inpatient care services and chief nurse executive. “She is knowledgeable and truly a professional in every way. She gives of herself from the heart which is a gift to all of us who work with her.”
Dixon holds a masters degree in nursing and is active in the Clinical IMPACTS program achieving a Level 4 which is the highest level that can be achieved in the program. She is an active member of Society of Pediatric Nursing & Nurses Christian Fellowship. She achieved her Pediatric Nurse Certification and is a Daisy Award Winner. Dixon is one of a three master’s prepared nurses at Dayton Children’s working to establish an Evidenced Based Practice Program to improve the organization’s care to pediatric patients and elevate the professional practice of nursing. She provides education to staff in a special way that fosters learning that is creative, fun, sensitive and maintains the dignity of the individual students and their learning opportunities.
“Cindy is very positive and welcomes new employees with a warm smile,” says Phillips. “She takes time out of her busy schedule to not only practice patient care but to listen to staffs concerns or fears. She encourages everyone she sees. She is an amazing nurse and educator!”
The DAISY award is awarded quarterly and recognizes extraordinary nurses. Nominate a nurse today!
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