Nominate a Nurse for ANE-Maine Nursing Awards
Nominations are open for The Agnes E. Flaherty Leadership Award and The Sister Consuela White Spirit of Nursing Award. Those who nominate someone for an award must be a member of ANA-Maine. Nominations close August 1, 2021.
After nominations are received by ANA Maine, they are sent to a team of ANA members from a neighboring New England State Nursing Association for review and selection. A scoring matrix is used based upon the award criteria. Awardees are notified prior to the Awards event.
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Questions? Please Email the Awards Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
The categories of practice for each award are described below. Indicate the category in the online nomination form found at www.anamaine.org. Provide a letter describing how the nominee exhibits the defining qualities for the award and upload your descriptive letter for expedient electronic submission. Those who nominate someone for either The Agnes E. Flaherty Leadership Award or The Sister Consuela White Spirit of Nursing Award must be a member of ANA-Maine.
The Agnes E. Flaherty Leadership Award
This award is targeted for: administrators, educators, public office holders or nominee, and health care providers and in advanced practice roles.
Defining qualities include the ability to:
- Develop a work environment that fosters autonomy and creativity.
- Value and empower others. Affirm the uniqueness of each individual.
- Motivate others to work toward a common goal.
- Identify common values.
- Be committed to the profession and society.
- Think long-term and be visionary.
- Be politically astute.
- Think in terms of change and renewal.
The Sister Consuela White Spirit of Nursing Award
This award is targeted for: staff nurses in any setting: schools, community, long term care, acute care, home care etc. Preceptors for students would fall into this category. Defining qualities include the ability to:
- Listen on a deep level and to truly understand.
- Keep an open mind and hear without judgment.
- Deal with ambiguity, paradoxes, and complex issues.
- Believe that honestly sharing critical challenges with all parties and asking for their input is more important than personally providing solutions.
- Be clear on goals and good at pointing the direction without giving orders. • Use foresight and intuition.
- See things whole and sensing relationships and connections.
Deadline: August 1, 2021