Registered nurse Ernesto Nunez has been chosen Berkeley Medical Center's most recent Quality Service Award winner.
Each month, the hospital's Service Award Committee selects an employee to receive the award. Nunez, a nurse in the emergency department, was nominated for his excellent bedside manner and ability to handle difficult patients. One patient's mother described him as possessing saint-like patience.
The hospital's chief operating officer Anthony P. Zelenka and Emergency Department Director Chuck Hilty presented Nunez with the award.