OSF Saint Paul Emergency Department Nurse Receives Award

12/18/2017 - Mendota, Illinois

  • Tracie Kelly, RN and Troy Cutler, MD

OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center congratulates Tracie Kelly, RN for receiving the “Shooting Star Nursing Award” from the Emergency Physicians Staffing Solutions (EPSS).  EPSS staffs the OSF Saint Paul Emergency Department with physicians.

Tracie was presented the award by Dr. Troy Cutler at an event that was held in East Peoria on Wednesday, December, 13th. Her plaque reads; "This individual shows compassion and kindness daily.  Promotes patient safety, while coordinating physician and nursing efforts to facilitate the care and comfort of patients." 

Zack Vankeulen, Director of Emergency Services at OSF Saint Paul was not surprised that Tracie was recognized by EPSS.  “Tracie has superb skills and constantly strives to deliver excellent, compassionate patient care. This does not go unnoticed, as evidenced by compliments from many patient surveys. She has also built a strong rapport with not only the staff and physicians but also the EPSS doctors that she works with.”

OSF Healthcare Saint Paul Medical Center Emergency Department is staffed 24/7, providing care to Mendota and surrounding communities.  The ED can be reached by calling, (815) 539-1400.



JoEllyn Gahan
Community Relations Specialist
(815) 539-7461