TROY, MI, Mar 30, 2006 -- In an effort to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our nation's nearly 2.9 million registered nurses, Kelly Healthcare Resources, a business unit of global staffing provider Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA), today announced that Patricia Emanuelson, RN, BS, COHNS/CM will be honored as its Nurse of the Year during National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2006.
Emanuelson was selected from more than 5,000 Kelly nurses as this year's national winner. She currently works as an occupational health nurse and team leader on assignment at a large, high-tech manufacturing firm in the Phoenix area.
"Pattye exemplifies the highest standards of integrity and quality in the services we deliver to our customers," said Grace Paranzino, national clinical manager, Kelly Healthcare Resources. "She is a model employee in the field of nursing and consistently displays a high level of professionalism, a strong work ethic and extraordinary dedication."
The National Nurse of the Year award was developed to recognize Kelly nurses for their outstanding work in the healthcare industry. The award, which will be presented to Emanuelson in conjunction with National Nurses Week in May, is based on performance feedback from customers of Kelly Healthcare Resources.
About Kelly Healthcare Resources
Kelly Healthcare Resources is a highly specialized and rapidly expanding business unit of global staffing provider, Kelly Services, Inc. Launched in 1999, Kelly Healthcare Resources places more than 1,700 healthcare professionals on an average workday and maintains more than 20 company-owned and operated offices throughout North America.
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