Symira McKenzie was one of five Covenant Health employees who recently received a 2019 Cardiac Services Excellence Award in recognition of her exemplary care of heart patients, outstanding performance in cardiac services, and demonstrating Covenant Health’s Standards and Behaviors and Pledge of Excellence. McKenzie is a registered cardiovascular invasive specialist, cardiac cath lab at Parkwest Medical Center.

symira in navy suit, with christine.
Symira pictured with cath lab manager Christine Haynes, RN, at the awards presentation.

The awards were presented at a recent Cardiac Services Council meeting by Neil Heatherly, president and chief administrative officer of Parkwest Medical Center and administrative leader for the cardiac service
line. The meeting was attended by Covenant Health executives, facility administrators and cardiac service line leaders, and cardiac physicians.

The honorees were nominated by their facilities and selected by a committee representing cardiac services throughout the health system. Each honoree receives a certificate and a monetary award to be used for clinical continuing education.