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Good Samaritan Hospital Nurse Named Samaritan of the Month

October 13th, 2014

Good Samaritan Hospital’s Samaritan of the Month for October was Laura Spelman, RN. She started her career at Good Samaritan in 2000 in the hospital’s 3 South unit. Ms. Spelman was recognized for bringing new ideas to the leadership team on improving processes on the unit while promoting teamwork and creating a positive atmosphere. She also volunteers to help teach other nurses about wound care and prevention. She resides in Bohemia.

Since 1999,Good Samaritan Hospital has recognizedexemplary employees that consistently go above and beyond their assigned duties and live by the hospital mission to promote excellence in care and commit to those in need. Nominations are submitted for review to a committee from co-workers, supervisors and patients. Samaritans are surprised in their department with a bouquet of flowers. A Samaritan of the Month presentation is held at the hospital with their co-workers and family.


Colleen Valdini
Manager, Public and External Affairs
(631) 376-4483