Nikki Rodriguez-Borasz has been employed as a Registered Nurse for the past two years at Soin Medical Center, where she is now assigned to the Surgical Unit. Prior to joining the unit, the U.S. Navy veteran served six years as a surgical technician at Greene Memorial Hospital. When Soin Medical Center’s Surgical Unit was preparing to open in February 2012, Nikki assumed responsibility for materials management, a duty that had become familiar during her time at Greene Memorial. In collaboration with the unit manager, Nikki organized the core area in the perioperative unit and helped organize the sterile processing department. She now serves as a resource to physicians and staff orienting them to the procedural service areas. She promotes efficiency, working with network standards to provide the latest and highest performing equipment available. Her commitment to education and teaching is also evident in her interaction with patients. She takes time to thoroughly explain procedures. Her calm and friendly manner puts both patients and families at ease. Nikki earned her A.S.N. at Clark State Community College and her B.S.N. from Indiana Wesleyan University.