Fortenberry named  Our Lady of the Angels Hospital’s Franciscan Service Award recipient

Published 5:30 am Thursday, April 13, 2023

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Emma Jean Fortenberry, RN, is Our Lady of the Angels Hospital’s latest recipient of the Franciscan Service Award.

Fortenberry is a charge nurse in Our Lady of the Angels’ emergency department. In nominating her for this most prestigious, peer-nominated honor, her teammates said, “She transitions seamlessly from healthcare professional to counselor, being a source of strength and peace in the most challenging of circumstances.”

The Franciscan Service Award is the highest honor an Our Lady of the Angels team member can receive. It is based on the consistent expression of their core values – Service, Humility, Reverence and Love for All of Life, Joyfulness of Spirit and Justice.