12/16/2009, 3:24 a.m.
The Metropolitan Boston Emergency Medical Services Council (MBEMSC) has named Nicole Jean-Louis the EMS Nurse of the Year. The award honors a nurse who has contributed in a significant way to the development of EMS skills, efforts, and education within the greater Boston region.
Jean-Louis joined Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) in 1987 and has served as a nurse at CHA’s Cambridge Hospital emergency department for more than 10 years. CHA is a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate and is also affiliated with Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and Tufts University School of Medicine.
“Nicole’s positive spirit is a tremendous force in our Cambridge Hospital ED,” said Assaad Sayah, MD, CHA’s Chief of Emergency Medicine. “She is a consummate professional with a remarkable bedside manner, treating even the most difficult patient with the utmost level of kindness and respect.”
The Metropolitan Boston Emergency Medical Services Council coordinates the delivery of emergency medical services to more than two million residents living in EMS Region IV. The 61 communities in the Region IV area are served by 70 licensed ambulance services and 25 acute care hospitals.