November 26, 2015
Welcome to MONL
The Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders was established in 1979 to provide its members with educational and networking opportunities designed to encourage the advancement of effective leadership in nursing. Membership is open to all registered nurses in Missouri who are in leadership positions. MONL is a personal membership group of the Missouri Hospital Association and an affiliated local group of the American Organization of Nurse Executives. MONL members are a part of a community of successful nurse leaders that are the driving force behind some of the most critical nursing practice and workforce initiatives in this ever-changing health care landscape.
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MONL Award Winners
The following MNL awards were presented on Thursday, Nov. 5, during an awards luncheon at the Missouri Hospital Association’s 93nd Annual Convention & Trade Show in Osage Beach, Mo.
Rita Brumfield, MSN, R.N., Chief Nursing Officer at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., has received the Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders 2015 Legacy Award. The award was established to recognize a MONL member who has made a lasting contribution to the nursing profession.
Brumfield was nominated for her nearly 50 years of service to the nursing profession. She is an advocate for nursing, and has participated in statewide efforts to improve the profession including serving as MONL president and board member.
Denise Mogg, MSN, R.N., Director of Emergency, Trauma and Forensic Services at Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, has been selected as the Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders 2015 Leader of the Year. The MONL Leader of the Year award was established as a way to recognize a MONL member who exemplifies numerous leadership qualities.
She has served on numerous hospital-wide projects, including efforts to address diversion problems. She helped establish the Admissions Unit/Clinical Decisions Unit that has helped serve patients more efficiently while reducing diversion by 73 percent throughout two years.
Rebecca E. Teal, Team Leader at SSM Health DePaul Hospital — St. Louis, has been selected as the Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders 2015 Rookie Leader of the Year. The award was established to recognize a MONL member who is a new nurse leader and exemplifies numerous leadership qualities.
Teal was nominated for her leadership in increasing patient safety, quality of care and patient satisfaction — both within her team, and when called on, other areas of the hospital. She mentors other R.N.s and sets an example through high expectations and accountability.