By: Staff Report
November 9, 2012
LOGAN —The Logan, W.Va. Air Evac Lifeteam base named the 2012 Region 2 Flight Nurse of the Year. This award is presented to the nurse who works as a team player, demonstrates a desire to increase knowledge and skills and actively pursues opportunities to promote Air Evac Lifeteam in the community.
Flight Nurse Leo Ball, of Pecks Mill, is this year’s Flight Nurse of the Year. Ball’s region consists of Air Evac
Lifeteam bases in Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio and West Virginia.
“Leo has always gone above and beyond to be an excellent provider,” said Regional Director of Base Operations Janie Ward. “He has been instrumental in the success of the base, and is seen as a leader among his peers. His knowledge is frequently called upon, and is an authority in the area of critical care transport.”
Ward added that Ball “has worked tirelessly to assist in education of emergency medical providers in this area, and is well-known and respected throughout the emergency medical community of West Virginia. He represents Air Evac Lifeteam well throughout the state.”
Air Evac Lifeteam is a membership-supported air ambulance company that provides emergency care and rapid medical transport to rural communities throughout the central U.S. For information about Air Evac Lifeteam services, call 1-800-793-0010, or visit www.lifeteam.net.