Nurses Week 2012 is coming up! Nominate a colleague for an Excellence Award.

Nurses Week 2012 is coming up! Nominate a colleague for an Excellence Award.

Do you know a wonderful nurse, technician, patient care secretary, or customer service representative? New this year – you can nominate a colleague online at www.aahs.org/aamcnursing or submit paper nominations to Sandy Fox in Clinical Education (Sajak 255) by March 1, 2012.

The categories are:

Patient Care Secretary/Customer Service Representative of the Year Award – This award is to recognize patient care secretaries and customer service representatives.

Nursing Rookie of the Year Award – This award is to recognize new graduate nurses hired between Feb. 2011 and Jan. 2012. One nurse from each inpatient and outpatient unit will be awarded.

Patient Care Technician Excellence Award – This award is to recognize patient care technicians and surg techs. One technician from each service line will be awarded.

Nursing Excellence: Structural Empowerment Award – This award is for nurse educators, mentors and preceptors. One of each will be awarded. 

Transformational Leadership Award – This award is to recognize nurse leaders (Clinical Directors, Admin Coordinators, Nurse Managers, and Charge Nurses). One Nursing Administrator and one Charge Nurse will be awarded.

Nursing Excellence: Professional Practice Award – This award is for bedside nurses. A nurse from each inpatient and outpatient unit will be awarded.

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