Kathi Kinsey, BSN, RN, of Bridgeville was recently named Bayhealth Milford Memorial’s Employee of the Quarter. As Employee of the Quarter, Kinsey received a plaque, a $100 gift card, and a special parking spot. She is also now a finalist for Bayhealth Employee of the Year, awarded each May.
A Bayhealth employee since 1994, Kinsey has worked in Milford Memorial’s 2 West, IMC and ICU units before transferring to the Operating Room, where her main responsibilities include helping anesthesia with blocks for patients receiving total joint replacements and SCIP (Surgical Care Improvement Process of Care) measures. SCIP is a quality of care measure in which Kinsey ensures the care of all post-operative patients meets certain guidelines.
“I really appreciate receiving this award, and I’m very honored. I still can’t believe it,” she said. “Without all the help and teamwork from the floor nurses, PACU staff and physicians, I couldn’t do my job, so I’m thankful for everything they do.”
Kinsey received her nursing diploma from the Beebe School of Nursing and her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Wilmington University, where she is currently enrolled in the graduate nursing program. She is a national and state member of ASPAN (The American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses), as well a member of Bayhealth’s Pharmacy Nurse Committee, SCIP Committee and Surgical Oversight Work Group.
In her spare time, she and her fiancé enjoy showing their quarter horses; in fact she received Rookie of the Year honors from the Delaware Quarter Horse Association and is also in the running for national Rookie of the Year. They also recently adopted Chloe, a black lab from a shelter, who goes everywhere with them.