Brittney Godwin has been welcomed onto the Nursing Board of the American Health Council in recognition of her 8 years service to the healthcare industry.
Ms. Godwin Tice has always been a compassionate, energetic and enthusiastic person who loves people and finds helping others extremely rewarding. In fact, it was these very characteristics that guided her into a career in nursing. After the devastating loss of both her boyfriend and sister in a fatal car accident during her final year of nursing school, she decided to pursue her chosen career in order to help and advocate for others in need. Having completed her MSN-Master of Science in Nursing Education from MS South University in 2017, she continually strives to be a positive light throughout her career, as this is what she valued most from the nurses when she lost her boyfriend and sister.
Ms. Godwin Tice currently works as a clinical documentation specialist and clinical adjunct instructor at UNC Lenoir Health Care, serving in the first role for the past 3 years with the second role added in 2017. UNC Health Care is a not-for-profit integrated healthcare system owned by the state of North Carolina. It currently comprises UNC hospitals and its network provider, the clinical programs of the UNC Schools of Medicine, nine affiliate hospitals and hospital systems across the state. The institution approaches medicine with creative thinking and collaboration and provides services for Cancer, Heart & Vascular, Orthopedics, Surgery, Diabetes, Stroke Care, Rehabilitation, Weight Management, Neurology, Bariatric Surgery and Women’s Health.
On a day to day basis as a clinical documentation specialist, Ms. Godwin Tice’s clinical coding knowledge is used to review the current medical records for accuracy. She also works with promoting quality patient outcomes and monitoring patient safety. In her other role as a clinical adjunct instructor, Ms. Godwin Tice’s day to day responsibilities include working closely with the degree nursing students in a medical setting, giving them nursing knowledge and promoting quality care for the patients. Ms. Godwin Tice’s success to date stems from her faith, her friends, family, her husband’s love during and after school plus all her nursing colleagues.
During her career, Ms. Godwin Tice has been awarded with the Presidential Excellence Award in 2016 and was an Alumni from Western Carolina University. She is also associated with the American Nursing Association, a professional organization which strives to advance and protect the profession of nursing.
Ms. Godwin Tice’s caring nature shines through her career achievements but also via the many charitable organizations that she supports. These include, the ASPCA: American Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Domestic Abuse Against Women and Heart Disease for Women to name a few.
Over the next five years, Ms. Brittney Godwin Tice aspires to grow in a nursing leadership position and hopes to continue to grow as a nursing educator.
In the times that Ms. Godwin Tice isn’t at work or helping others, she enjoys going out on the water on their boat with her husband. She also thoroughly enjoys spending time with her three loving dogs.
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Brittney Godwin Tice
Progressive Unit Manager at UNC Lenoir Health Care
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