Shore’s Guardian Angel for January is Sharon Kissick RN of Somers Point

January 14, 2022

Congratulations to Sharon Kissick, RN for starting off the year on such a positive note and being chosen as the Shore Medical Center Guardian Angel for the month of January. A veteran member of the SMC team, Kissick has been a nurse on 5 Stainton since she began her career in 2006. 

Elaine Toolsie, MSN RN CNRN, Nurse Manager for 5 Stainton said, “Sharon Kissick is committed to the nursing profession. Each patient she cares for receives her undivided attention. During her interactions with patients she takes the time to put her patients at ease with her gentle smile and her calming conversations. Patients comment on Sharon’s dedication and her commitment to them.” A great team member, Kissick works to help others. Toolsie said, “During her shift she shows her team spirit, focusing not only on her assignment, but works to help others.” 

A grateful patient said of Kissick in nominating her as a Guardian Angel, "I have been in many hospitals and my nurse, Sharon was a standout. She took the time to sit with me and raise my spirits even though she was busy. She is a very special person. Thank you Sharon for your kindness and compassion when I needed it most.”

Coworkers have described Kissick as professional, a detail oriented team player who possesses effective interpersonal skills. “Sharon is always willing to take the lead and be in charge. She is fair, flexible, and dedicated to both the patients and achieving our mission and our vision,” said one coworker. 

Kissick is a resident of Somers Point and enjoys camping as well as cooking in her spare time.