NEW CAREGIVER AWARD ESTABLISHED AT LANSING HOSPITALS
The Lansing Latino Health Alliance has established an award at McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital and Sparrow to recognize outstanding Latino / Hispanic Caregivers.
The new award is designed to annually identify members of hospital teams who provide exemplary service and contribute significantly to the life of a patient.
A caregiver team consists of everyone who participates in the care of patient. This includes every employee who has direct contact with a patient: nurses, surgeons, physicians, assistants, therapists, food service personnel, housekeeping personnel, and technicians from all departments directly involved with patient care.
A caregiver may be nominated by a patient, a patients' families, co-workers, hospital staff, visitors, volunteers.
Nomination forms are available on line at websites of McLaren Hospital and Sparrow Hospital.
To be eligible for The Outstanding Latino / Hispanic Caregiver Award persons nominated must have self-declared as a Latino or Hispanic in the respective personnel office of each hospital, and must have worked at the hospital for at least 2 years in a full-time or part-time position.
Persons selected for the award are expected: to have made a significant difference in the life of a patient; to have exceeded expectations in carrying out their responsibilities; and to have demonstrated professionalism in the workplace.
Nominations can be made at:
McLaren:Greater Lansing Hpspital
Use the following form:
-- NOMINATION FORM --
2016 OUTSTANDING LATINO / HISPANIC CAREGIVER
McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital OR Sparrow Hospital
December 31, 2016 is the deadline for receipt of nominations.
The Lansing Latino Health Alliance wishes to recognize Latino / Hispanic caregivers of McLarent Greater Lansing Hospital and Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, whose service and commitment to providing excellent care have made a difference in the life of a patient.
I wish to nominate ______________________________________ from the ___________________
unit/department of ___________________________ Hospital for the OUTSTANDING LATINO/HISPANIC CAREGIVER AWARD.
* This nominee meets the minimum eligibility criteria of having:
- Self-declared as a Latino or Hispanic with Sparrow's Department of Human Resources, Medical Staff Office or other appropriate office
- Worked at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, for at least 2 years in a full-time or part-time position
* This nominee is deserving of recognition, for s/he has consistently
- Made a significant difference in the life of a patient
- Has exceeded expectations in fulfilling her/his responsibilities
- Demonstrated professionalism in the workplace
** Please describe 2 situations involving the nominee that clearly demonstrates that s/he meets the
criteria for The Outstanding Latino / Hispanic Caregiver Award. (Submit description on an extra page.)
Your Name ________________________________________ Phone _________ Email ______________________
I am (please check one): Patient ____ Family/Visitor ___ RN___ MD ___ DO ___ Staff___ Volunteer ____
I have known the nominee for ___________________________ days / week(s) / months / years
Date of nomination ________________________________
Submit this form AND a letter supporting the nomination from each of two colleagues / co-workers of the nominee to:
LLHA, 1012 N. Walnut Street, Lansing, MI 48906.
Nominations must be received by December 31, 2016.
Thank you very much for taking the time to nominate an extraordinary person for this award.
Deadline for receipt of nominations for the 2016 Award is December 31, 2016.
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