Clinical RN of the Year Award

Awarded to the outstanding Clinical RN or Specialty Nurse of the year for their contributions to Arkansas Children’s strategic priorities. One RN from each clinical area (Med/Surg, ICU, Ambulatory, Ancillary/Surgical Services, and Specialty) will be recognized.

Criteria for Selection:

  • Provides exceptional patient and family-centered care
  • Demonstrates clinical excellence in care
  • Models exemplary interpersonal skills
  • Collaborates exceptionally with healthcare team
  • Serves as an outstanding resource and mentor to staff
  • Exceptionally advocates for patients, families, and staff
  • Leads and encourages shared decision-making
  • Actively engages in unit and/or org-wide initiatives
  • Participates in research and evidence-based practice, and integrates findings into clinical practice
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional development
I nominate First Name:  *Last Name:  *Credentials:  *Department:  *As a deserving recipient of the Clinical RN of the Year Award. This person consistently meets the above criteria (review criteria and enter comments below): Include a story with specific examples of how the nurse meets criteria:  *Your Name  *Your Credentials  *Unit:  *Relationship to Nominee:  *Phone:  *Your Email:  *I give permission to the Nurses Week Committee to share a copy of this nomination with the nominee after the awards period.