National Recognition Awarded to The Surgery Center of Fairbanks
The Surgery Center of Fairbanks was recently awarded the superior CNOR® Strong (Certified Nurse Operating Room) designation from the Competency & Credentialing Institute. It is Alaska’s only surgery center or hospital that has achieved the certification in 2019.
Staff at The Surgery Center, shown above, includes:
Front row (from left): Jamie Conant (Administrator), Rachel Piszczek (Director of Nursing), Jen Bingaman, Louise Reyes, Cheryl Young, Lindsey Ewen
Back row (from left): Amber Hendrickson, Pam Hakel, Jen Whisenhant, Kyra Smith, Dr Mark Wade (President of the Board), Madison McConnell, Gay Horn
The Competency & Credentialing Institute
Established in 1979, the Competency & Credentialing Institute provides the CNOR® and CSSM® credentials to more than 35,000 registered nurses, making it one of the largest specialty nursing credentialing organizations and the leading certification body for perioperative nurses. The mission of CCI is to lead competency credentialing that promotes safe, quality patient care and support lifelong learning.