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Urgent care nurse honored as Team Member of the Month at Pardee

Cheryl Edwards Cheryl Edwards

UNC Health Pardee honored Cheryl Edwards, RN, an occupational health nurse and clinical nurse educator, as its Team Member of the Month, the hospital announced.

Working for Pardee Urgent Care, Edwards is responsible for updating clinical training guidelines, training staff and treating patients. 

Edwards joined Pardee in 2017 after spending 27 years at the bedside as a labor and delivery nurse. She said she was looking for a change and was glad to join Team Member Health, taking care of employees' medical needs. She transitioned to the urgent care setting in 2018.

“I want to see our urgent care grow and be the best,” she said. Edwards said her favorite part of her job is the people she gets to work with side by side in the clinics. Colleagues who nominated her for the award cited her compassion. “She makes sure each employee feels appreciated and her kindness and consideration of others is truly admirable,” they said.