Excellence in Nursing Award

Nursing leadership is proud of the continuous improvements employees in Nursing Services have contributed to patient care at Piedmont Hospital. Thank you for participating in all of our accomplishments during the past year. During National Nurses Week, we would like to take this opportunity to recognize Nursing Services employees who have really made a difference at Piedmont Hospital. We are awarding the Excellence in Nursing Award to nurses in leadership roles, inpatient departments and outpatient departments; Nurse Resident of the Year; Nurse Preceptor of the Year; and Clinical Partner of the Year.

Excellence in Nursing Award - This is a nurse serving in the inpatient departments, outpatient departments, and leadership roles (Directors, Managers, CNS, Coordinators and Educators). This should be a nurse who truly practices person-centered caring and serves as a positive role model for professional nursing practice. On the nomination form, describe how this nurse meets the criteria.

Nurse Resident of the Year - This is a nurse who has been a resident in the past year. This nurse should be someone who has a willingness to learn, seeks out new opportunities to improve his/her knowledge and skill set, and in turn, helps out their co-workers. On the nomination form, describe how this nurse meets the criteria.

Nurse Preceptor of the Year - This is a nurse who steps up to precept new employees. This nurse should be someone who serves as a protector, role model, and an educator for new employees. On the nomination form, describe how this nurse meets the criteria.

Support Nursing Partner of the Year (could be a clinical partner, Monitor tech, Surgical Tech, etc.) - This is a clinical partner who truly practices person-centered caring and serves as a positive team member. On the nomination form, describe how this clinical partner meets the criteria.