Flowers 4 the Float

The Nurses' Float
Celebrate and Honor All Nurses
at the 2013 Tournament of Roses Parade®

Cherie FoxCherie Fox, RN BSN CCRN-CSC

Float Rider from St. Joseph Health, Mission Hospital

Cherie Fox, RN BSN CCRN-CSC, is a 14 year veteran of Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, CA. In her current role as Charge Nurse of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Cherie oversees the daily operations of the 27-bed unit, ensuring the hospital’s most critical patients receive the highest quality care. Cherie’s expertise is recognized nationally. Cherie’s team won the 2011 Grand Prize at the National Nursing Patient Safety Awards, she was one of five winners of the Mission Hospital 2011 Nurses Week Innovation Award, , and she received the 2010 Values in Action Award for Excellence at St. Joseph Health.

How Cherie Was Selected as a Float Rider

“Having recently earned Magnet recognition, Mission Hospital is so proud that Cherie was chosen to represent St. Joseph Health in the Rose Parade,” said Linda Johnson, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, vice president of patient care and chief nursing officer at Mission Hospital. “Cherie’s dedication to excellence in nursing and patient care, her passion for continuous improvement, and her willingness to share best practices with nurses throughout the nation are shared by many nurses throughout our health system, making her the ideal representative for our ministry.”