Katy, TX (November 25, 2013) – The Texas Nursing Association (TNA) District 9, which represents nurses in Harris County, has selected CHRISTUS St. Catherine Clinical Educator Linda Pitts, RN, BSN, MEd, as one of the top 20 nurses for 2013 Celebrate Nursing awards. Since 1991, TNA has recognized 20 outstanding nurses annually for their contribution to the profession.
“CHRISTUS St. Catherine’s nurses are the backbone of the high quality patient care we have been known for providing the Katy community for the last decade,” said Barbara Lazor, CHRISTUS ST. Catherine chief nursing officer, who also received the TNA Celebrate Nursing award in 2011. “Linda’s remarkable professional achievements showcase her passion for the nursing profession, for her patients and the Katy community. She is an incredible asset, and we are proud to call her one of our own.”
Over 100 Celebrate Nursing nominations were received in all areas of nursing leadership, from patient care, education, research and administration.
“The diversity of the nominations showcased the power of nursing in Harris County, ” said Katie Cross, RNC, MSN, CHRISTUS St. Catherine’s director of education and member of the TNA Nomination Committee. “Linda is definitely one of an elite group of nurses who continually strive for professional enrichment, and actively give back to the communities they serve.”