Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Mary Livergood, assistant director of nursing at Briody Health Care Facility, is the state Health Facilities Association's 2014 registered nurse of the year.
Livergood received the award this past Tuesday, during the Health Facilities Association/New York State Center for Assisted Living's annual convention in Rye Brook.
Livergood has been employed by Briody's for over 14 years. Prior to becoming assistant director of nursing, she was a unit coordinator, overseeing 40 residents. Livergood is wound care certified and serves as the skin team coordinator.
In 2013, she received the James D. Durante Nurse Scholarship Award and was recognized by the state Department of Health for her outstanding infection control program.
“Mary uses her knowledge and skills to positively affect our residents' quality of life,” said Ann Briody Petock, administrator of Briody Health Care Facility. “We are proud that she has been honored with this prestigious award from NYSHFA.”