Inaugural Ghuneim Award for Nursing Excellence Awarded to Tyler Clark, RN at Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center

(CHARLOTTE, NC) November 5, 2019 – Tyler Clark, RN was the inaugural recipient of the Ghuneim Award for Nursing Excellence. The award, presented on Friday, October 11, 2019, at Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center with the Emergency Department team, including hospital President, Joy Greear, were present to honor Ms. Clark.

(L to R) Kristen Steinhaus MHMC ED Nurse Manager, Joy Greear MHMC President, Dr. Nizar Ghuneim, winner ED nurse Tyler Clark, Dr. Sankalp Puri, MHMC ED Director, Carol Walker MHMC ED Assistant Nurse

The Ghuneim Award, created in honor of Nizar Ghuneim, MD, provides recognition to exceptional nursing staff who go above and beyond. Established in 2019, the Ghuneim Award for Nursing Excellence will be distributed annually.

“Tyler’s dedication to the emergency department and our patients is evident in everything she does,” says Sankalp Puri, MD, Medical Director of Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center Emergency Department. “She demonstrates passion with a heightened detail to patient safety and excels in encouraging her team members and promoting patient flow.”

Clark began working at the Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center in 2018, during the initial opening of the facility and brings 8-years of experience of emergency, cardiovascular, and surgical services. Dr. Puri also calls to attention Clark’s dedication has led to improved patient outcomes and positive team member engagement.