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Nurses at UP Health System - Marquette can be found in departments throughout the hospital from Administration and Anesthesia to Youth Psych and the Women's and Children's Center. We are a workforce of more than 650 dedicated professionals in 35 departments caring for the healthcare needs of 12,000 hospitalized patients and more than 300,000 outpatients per year. In addition to the care they provide our patients, our nurses participate in many capacities to improve systems that assure patient satisfaction and safety.
Nursing Achievements 2014
 TrilliumNurse2014ico.jpg   Gail Brandly


Congratulations Pam Fjeldheim for winning the Trillium Nursing Award for the 1st Quarter 2014.

As a seasoned nurse, Pam is a fantastic role model for the younger nurses and also a preceptor for nursing students in the OR. Her positive and encouraging attitude makes learning a positive experience. Pam promotes teamwork in the OR by coordinating the cardiovascular team. She is the absolute go-to circulating nurse in the OR for cardiac surgeries. Congratulations Pam!

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Congratulations 2014 Mercy Award Winner!

In addition to being an experienced nurse and excellent supervisor, Gail Brandly has been the hospital's designated organ procurement coordinator for 10 years.  Under Gail's leadership, hospital staff is effective at building trusting relationships with families who are choosing organ donation on behalf of loved ones.

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Congratulations Carolyn Hietamaki for being voted Trillium Nurse of the Year.

Carolyn is a clinical expert in wound care.  Staff nurses and physicians seek Carolyn’s opinion in caring for their patients for wound and ostomy care.  She has spoken at conferences about wound vac care and also has done education stations at Universal Skills Day regarding decubiti staging and care.  Patients and families trust her and feel comfortable asking her questions.  She is often a preceptor for nursing students and employees.  She has consistently been a hard worker and always been positive in her work environment.  Congrats Carolyn!