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Nominations are open for The Agnes E. Flaherty Leadership Award and The Sister Consuela White Spirit of Nursing Award in both categories listed below. Nominations close July 1, 2016. Awardees will be honored as our guests at the ANA-MAINE Business Meeting on September 29, 2016. Please mark your calendar in the event your nominee is chosen.

A blind review and selection of the nominee is assured by Award Committee Cooperative Exchange with our colleagues in the Northeast Multistate Division. Winners are notified prior to the Awards event. Each award recipient may ask two guests to attend dinner following the awards ceremony free of charge.

Do you have questions? Please E-mail the Awards Committee at awards@anamaine.org.

There are two categories of practice for each award. Indicate the category of choice in the online nomination form and upload your descriptive document for expedient electronic submission.

  • The first category includes administrators, educators, public office holders or nominee, and health care providers in advanced practice role
  • The second category includes staff nurses in any setting: schools, community. Long term care, acute care, home care etc. Preceptors for students would fall into this category.

Complete Nomination Form Now - Nominations close July 1, 2016

The Agnes E. Flaherty Leadership Award

The Agnes E. Flaherty Leadership Award is presented annually to two registered nurse leaders who demonstrate leadership, courage and dedication in his or her interactions with patients and families, staff and coworkers, the profession and the community.

There are two categories for this award:

  • Staff nurse in any practice setting. Preceptors for students would fall into this category.
  • Administrators, educators, public office holders or nominee, and health care providers in an advanced practice role.

Defining qualities include the ability to:

  • Develops a work environment that fosters autonomy and creativity.
  • Values and empowers others.
  • Affirms the uniqueness of each individual.
  • Motivates others to work toward a common goal.
  • Identify common values.
  • Be committed to the profession and society.
  • Thinks long-term and be visionary.
  • Is politically astute.
  • Thinks in terms of change and renewal.

Complete Nomination Form Now - Nominations close July 1, 2016

Defining qualities taken from: Marquis, B., Huston, C. (2003). Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing, 4th Ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, pp. 17-19, 22.

The Sister Consuela White Spirit Of Nursing Award

The Sister Consuela White Spirit of Nursing Award is presented annually to two registered nurse in clinical practice, nursing education or administration who demonstrates the spirit of nursing by the care, concern, respect and knowledge that he or she demonstrates in interactions with patients and families, coworkers, students, the profession, and the community.

There are two categories for this award:

  • Staff nurse in any practice setting. Preceptors for students would fall into this category.
  • Administrators, educators, public office holders or nominee, and health care providers in an advanced practice role.

Defining qualities include the ability to:

  • Listen on a deep level and to truly understand.
  • Keep an open mind and hear without judgment.
  • Deals 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.

Complete Nomination Form Now - Nominations close July 1, 2016

Defining qualities taken from: Marquis, B., Huston, C. (2003). Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing, 4th Ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, pp. 16-17-19.

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