Patient Care Excellence Award | UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids

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Patient Care Excellence Award Program

Be nominated by a peer, manager, director or physician. Nominations are due Monday, January 19, 2018.

Complete and submit the awards application by Friday, February 23, 2018.

Please note: There are two awards applications. 

Please use this application for the following awards:

  • CARE Service 
  • Excellence in Behavioral Health - MH staff 
  • Excellence in Behavioral Health - BH Support Staff
  • Outstanding New Graduate
  • Ron Mahany - Unlicensed Staff

   Please use this application for the
following awards:
  • Anna Purna Ghosh Oncology Nursing Award
  • Carrol H. & Lena Nelson Critical Care Award
  • Dale & Ruby Morgan and Mable Ray Award
  • Darrell Dennis Pulmonary Medicine Award
  • Elaine Young Leadership Award
  • Excellence in Behavioral Health Nursing Award
  • Gail Stork Emergency Medicine Nursing Award
  • LaMorgese Award for Excellence in Neurological Nursing 
  • Nancy Lamb Skogsbergh & Edna Lamb Nursing Leadership Award
  • Ron Mahany Award – Licensed Staff
  • Karma Smith Healthcare Pioneer Award
  • Smulekoff Family Award for Nursing Excellence
  • Social Worker Award
  • Dr. Stephen & Peg Vanourny Award for Excellence in OB-GYN Nursing

St. Luke's Foundation's Patient Care Excellence Award Program recognizes health care providers who demonstrate outstanding achievement in their chosen field. To be eligible for an award, the healthcare provider must meet the following criteria:

  • Be scheduled at 32 hours per pay period in a St. Luke's Hospital-based department
  • Award candidate is considered to "exceed expectations" or be a "role model" in their most recent Annual Performance Assessment
  • Be nominated by a peer, manager, director or physician
  • Complete the Awards Application

The Awards provide funding to advance the Award Winner's healthcare skills so St. Luke's Health care can provide the highest level of care. Funding may be used for:

  • State, regional or national conferences
  • Webinars
  • Continuing Education (CEU's)
  • College Tuition
  • College Books
  • Books or publications related to field of work
  • Donor Specific Request
  • Specific department need/request if approved by department manager, foundation and donor

Funding for these awards are provided through individuals who have established a fund at the Foundation for this purpose. Their generosity allows employees an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and advance their clinical abilities. 

2017 Award Recipients