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Hoag Nurse of the Year Angela Mankoff, MSN, RN, Honored During Nurses Week

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Hoag Nurse of the Year Angela Mankoff, MSN, RN, Honored During Nurses Week NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – May 8, 2015 – Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced this week its 2015 Nurse of the Year as part of the organization's National Nurses Week celebration. This year's recipient is Angela Mankoff, MSN, RN, a sub intensive care unit nurse who was recognized for her unwavering commitment to patient care and clinical excellence.

Mankoff was selected as Nurse of the Year for her leadership as a mentor to her co-workers, students and new staff. She is admired for going above and beyond the call of duty, holding herself and her peers to the highest standards of evidence-based practice while delivering care in a kind and compassionate manner.

She has provided patient care at Hoag for more than 13 years and is a nursing instructor at California State University, Long Beach. Mankoff is also certified as a Critical Care Registered Nurse and a formal nurse preceptor, as well as being the active Nurse Chair for the Falls Council, a Clinical Ladder IV nurse and a TRIP fellow.

“We have an incredible team of RNs at Hoag and it is our privilege to recognize Angela Mankoff, MSN, RN as our 2015 Nurse of the Year,” said Rick Martin, Ed.D, MSN, RN, senior vice president and chief nursing officer of Hoag. “She exemplifies the caring, hardworking and supportive qualities we see on a daily basis from all of our staff, and which is acknowledged by our patients and physicians.”

Her dedication, compassion and professionalism are admired by her peers and her patients. Hoag is honored to recognize Angela Mankoff for her leadership and dedication to the hospital and the community.


Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 25,000 inpatients and 369,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals, six health centers, and eight urgent care centers. Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which has served Orange County since 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010, are designated Magnet hospitals by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences,women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedic Institute. In 2013, Hoag entered into an alliance with St. Joseph Health to further expand health care services in the Orange County community, known as St. Joseph Hoag Health. Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report Metro Edition. National Research Corporation has endorsed Hoag as Orange County’s most preferred hospital for the past 19 consecutive years and, for an unprecedented 19 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as one of the county’s best hospitals in a local newspaper survey. Visit www.hoag.org for more information.