Raul Balaga

Raul "Randy" Balaga

Raul Balaga, RN

Resource Team
Saint Agnes Medical Center
Fresno, California
United States
The patient was even able to remember Randy's name, despite her failing memory.

Randy was nominated for his constant positivity and attentive patient care. He is always quick to help colleagues and provide care for patients. He is an asset to his team and a positive influence for all who encounter him throughout the day. He can maintain a calm demeanor even in the most challenging situations, and his team relies on his stability.

Randy once cared for a patient with dementia and made her feel at home in the hospital. "He was constantly attending to her needs that night and making her comfortable," his nominator wrote. "He made her feel that all his time was dedicated to her."

The patient was even able to remember Randy's name, despite her failing memory, because of the incredible care and compassion he showed her.

"Many of Randy's colleagues also recognize him for his great teamwork and positive attitude. We are grateful to Randy for his hard work. He is an awesome nurse!"