Randy Buskirk is a nursing assistant at Women and Children's Hospital.

The person who nominated Buskirk for Heart and Soul’s Everyday Excellence category said he is always a “ray of sunshine to our pediatric patients.”

Patients will sometimes ask if “Mr. Randy” is working and many remember him long after their hospital stay.

Buskirk remembers each patient’s favorites and is always willing to pitch in and help however he can. The person who nominated him said “many staff members, both new and experienced, turn to Randy for advice on how to cheer up or socialize with a patient.”