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PAH Magnet Champion of the Year Award 2020

Aim

The aim of this award is to recognise a nurse who has demonstrated outstanding contribution/s in one of the Magnet components of Transformational Leadership; Structural Empowerment; Exemplary Professional Practice; and New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvement.

Eligibility

To be eligible the applicant/s must consist of a:

Criteria

Submit a maximum of 500 words which addresses the following:

  • Outline which component of the Magnet Model is primarily addressed.
  • Identify what contribution/s have been made under the designated Magnet component.
  • Explain how the contribution exemplify excellence in the designated Magnet Model category.
  • Outline the resulting outcomes and impact at the PAH, Metro South Health Service, State, national and/or international level.

Nomination process

An individual is able to self-nominate or be nominated by colleagues for this award. Please nominate by completing the online nomination form below. The Centre of Nursing Excellence (CNE) is accountable for coordinating this award.

Timelines

  • Submissions open: Monday, 24 February 2020
  • Submissions close: Monday, 22 June 2020

Decision making governance process

Nominations will be judged by a panel that consists of nursing executive; interprofessional colleague; adjunct/joint appointment and a consumer representative from the PAH Consumer Consultative Committee. Each member will have equal voting rights, although in the event of a conflict of interest (i.e. nominee is from respective work unit) these rights will be rescinded. Following review of the applicants, the panel will declare any conflicts of interest prior to the voting process taking place. The panel will utilise a Likert scale from ‘Strongly Agree that Applicant Meets Criteria to Strongly Disagree that Applicant Meets Criteria’ to assist in determining the top 5 nominations and recommend a winner of the award. The top 3 nominations and recommended winner will be tabled at the Nursing Director/Assistant Director of Nursing (ND/ADON) Committee Meeting. The ND/ADON committee will make the final decision. The top 3 teams will be notified and invited to the award presentation for the announcement of the award winner.

Please note: The education bursary will be equally shared amongst the recipients.

Reward and recognition

  • $1,000 Education Bursary funded by Nurse Practice Development Unit.
  • A Magnet Nursing Excellence Badge and Certificate of Recognition will be presented on International Nurses Day.
  • Photo and award details included within the EDNS Newsletter and PAH Nursing Services Annual Review.

Enquiries

  • Bernadette Clarke, Magnet CNC
  • Phone: (07) 3176 2892

Nomination form

Please note, all fields are mandatory.

Last updated 1 May 2020
Last reviewed 8 March 2019