The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses Sponsored by the Generous Donation of the St. Joseph Foundation Saint Joseph Hospital Saint Joseph East Saint Joseph Berea Saint Joseph Mount Sterling CCH We Must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee. - Marian Wright Edelman The DAISY Foundation DAISY is an acronym “Diseases Attacking the Immune System” Founded January 2000 in memory of J. Patrick Barnes who died at 33 from complications of ITP (Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura) Patrick Barnes August, 1999 The DAISY Foundation Pat Barnes’ legacy “Whenever he came across anyone in need he never turned his back. He reached out to comfort and to make them feel okay.” The DAISY Foundation was established to keep Pat’s spirit alive The DAISY Foundation Two of the Foundation‟s goals relate to nurses because Pat‟s family was awed by the care and compassion he (and they) received from nurses during his hospitalization Recognize the extraordinary work nurses do every day Fund research The J. Patrick Barnes Grants for Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Projects The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses Created To recognize the “super-human work” nurses do every day all over the country So the Barnes Family could say thank you to nurses around the country The DAISY Award Today Over 220 hospitals committed to honoring their nurses with The DAISY Award From major urban teaching hospitals to small rural community hospitals More than 2,500 nurses have received it to date A recognition program that is another tool for hospitals to help retain their excellent nursing staff American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) now collaborating with the Foundation to help expand the program to every hospital that wants it Implementation Daisy Award Team: Composed of RN‟s from all facilities Daisy Foundation co-founders Bonnie and Mark Barnes are available any time for brainstorming with team on best practices. The DAISY Award Nurses are nominated by patients, families, colleagues, physicians, administrators, other staff According to criteria each hospital establishes Under banner of compassionate care as well as great clinical skill DAISY Award Gifts Each DAISY Nurse receives Handsomely presented certificate DAISY Award pin DAISY Award Gifts Shona Sculpture “A Healer‟s Touch” Hand-carved by Shona Tribe in Zimbabwe Shona people have profound respect for their traditional healers. Traditional healers are regarded as “treasures” by those they care for. A Banner To Hang In The Honoree’s Unit DAISY Award Gifts Recognizing that it takes a team to provide great patient care, the staff on the DAISY Award Nurse‟s unit receives Cinnabon® cinnamon rolls DAISY’s Message To Nurses Whenever you smell that wonderful Cinnabon smell – in the mall or airport or baking with cinnamon at home - stop for a minute and think about how special you are because you‟re a nurse. You may take for granted the incredible things you do every day, but your patients and their families certainly don‟t. Think about the impact you have on so many people‟s lives - not only your patients but everyone in your patients‟ lives. Thank You! We look forward to working with you to honor your Extraordinary Nurses -- Bonnie and Mark Barnes, Co-Founders Why Participate? Highlights ways hospitals “accomplish some amazing things each and every day” and aligns well with St. Joseph Health System Core Values. It is one more way of promoting the best of nursing in SJHS hospitals It focuses on the care of patients by bedside nurses It is an additional way to recognize our nurses – a public statement of our hospitals’ respect for nursing It reminds our nurses of why they became nurses Its appeal is national & by many esteemed organizations , including AONE (Association of Nurse Executives) It is another reflection of your supportive work environment and dedication to employee satisfaction The Saint Joseph Foundation The Foundation generously and enthusiastically agreed to: Provide Funding for 24 awards to be given July ‟08 – July „09 Provide Funding for 48 awards to be awarded July ‟09 – July „10 Reevaluate value and impact of these awards on Nursing Culture, morale and retention/recruitment efforts in Spring of 2010 related to ongoing sponsorship of program. SJHS Daisy Award Team Claudia Carroll, RN – Mgr of Nurse Recruitment/Retention HR Mark Manley, RN – UM SJE Cynthia Bailey, RN – SJMS Oveta Fleenor, RN – CCH Amanda Mattingly, RN – SJH Mary K. Johnson – SJB Sabrina Little, RN – SJE Paula Keally, Jennifer Erena and Eula Brown Mission Statement To celebrate and recognize nursing professionals that exemplify and promote an extraordinary level of compassionate care and clinical excellence. - SJHS Daisy Team Vision Statement Saint Joseph Health System models a nurturing culture that is passionate in its support of our nurses and the nursing profession. Through respect, acknowledgement and inspiration, SJHS nurses feel honored and are committed to our values. - SJHS Daisy Team Schedule for FY 2009 Kick off in July 2008 Nominations accepted Recipients celebrated July – September 1st „08 September „08 October – December 1st „08 December „08 January – March 1st ‟09 March „09 April – June 1st ‟09 June „09 24 Awards for FY ’09 Plan is to name one recipient per Facility per quarter with One at large recipient per quarter = 6 awards/quarter Decisions on recipients will be made by the team with this plan in mind If no valid recipient at a facility then award would be at large The Team Values Reflects the Core Values of CHI: Reverance Integrity Excellence Compassion This is award for Professional Nurses that practice at the Bedside – Clinical Ladder Eligible There is no length of service qualifier Nomination Forms Form to be used for Nominations will be developed by Angela Florek for distribution using criteria as stated and information for filing Where to access forms: Lobby Waiting Areas Internet – Nursing or SJH Webpage Patient/Family Letters sent in with specific staff named that would fit criteria of award for nomination consideration – UM to forward to Committee Nominations Criteria – Nurses that make a special connection with the patient or their family Excel at educating their patients and families Work well with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to meet patient and family needs Has a positive attitude and demonstrates professionalism in workplace Job performance exemplifies the mission, vision and value of SJHS. Models Great Assessment and Decision-making capabilities Demonstrates great interpersonal skills with peers and co-workers Is an employee in good standing with organization. Recipient Selection All nominations will be considered without knowledge of Name of individual We will plan to award one award per facility per quarter if appropriate Nominations will not roll over to next period Celebration Recipient: Surprise On Unit – Change of Shift – 7am or 3pm Invite/Include – Unit Manager, Staff, Nominator if possible, CNE, DNO, VP, Director, Daisy Team Read Nomination aloud Present awards to recipient and Cinnabons to staff, Hanging of Banner with picture of recipient – left up for one month post presentation. Each Facility Rep with Unit Manager would then present Nominees with their Pins and copy of the nomination. A Special Thank You!! To the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation and Barry Stumbo for the belief in this project and the value that lies in uplifting our staff nurses and recognizing their often heroically compassionate work! A nurse in the Denver area, nominating two extraordinary nurses at Exempla-Lutheran Medical Center, wrote, "We often measure heroism in terms of great deeds fraught with danger and personal risk, but I also believe that heroism is kindness and mercy, selflessly rendered."