2020 ANMF (SA Branch) member awards

Do you know someone deserving of an ANMF (SA Branch) member award?

We are pleased to announce that entries for 2020's ANMF (SA Branch) Member Awards are now open! Share your successes with us as we celebrate the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife.

Winners will be acknowledged at our professional conference on 15 October and be presented a cash prize of $1,500 to recognise their achievement to International Year of the Nurse and Midwife.

Do you work with a nurse, midwife, personal care assistant or student who is doing great things to advance the professions and promote the interests of members in your workplace?

With nine prestigious award categories for you to enter including:


You can either nominate yourself and or someone else you admire. Get started today!

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The entry deadline closes on Friday 11 September but you can start now so you have plenty of time to put together your strongest entry possible.

 We wish you the best of luck with your entries.

 


The Hall Of Fame (sponsored by HESTA)

This respected award will recognise an ANMF (SA Branch) member who has demonstrated exceptional dedication and achievements in their role.


Selection criteria:

  • Demonstrates significant leadership and outstanding accomplishments that bring honour to the membership.
  • Serves as an inspiration and mentor to their colleagues.
  • Establishes improvements to their workplace that are of ongoing value and benefit to others.
  • Initiates and participates in community awareness about the nursing and midwifery professions.

 

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Recruitment & Growth (sponsored by HESTA)

Recruitment award nominees will be an ANMF (SA Branch) member who has positively promoted the ANMF (SA Branch) and it’s core values and has successfully maintained consistent recruitment of new members in the workplace.

Selection criteria:

  • Ability to effectively communicate the values and ideals of the ANMF (SA Branch) to others.
  • Actively listens and can respond efficiently to people interested in learning more about becoming a member.Dedicated to strengthening the influence and voice of the ANMF (SA Branch) membership.
  • A role model for other members.

 

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Activism in the Workplace (sponsored by HESTA)

This award recognises an ANMF (SA Branch) member’s outstanding achievements in managing members to resolve workplace issues in any sector (public, private, aged care, community etc.)

Selection criteria:

  • Encourages a high level of activism in the workplace.
  • Provides ongoing support to members with workplace issues.
  • Seeks out and encourages other members to carry out leadership positions.
  • Builds a team of active and engaged members.

 

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Humanitarian Action

This award recognises an ANMF (SA Branch) member who actively demonstrate the core values of caring, equity, integrity, diversity, and excellence in their role. The award will be provided to a member who exemplifies humanitarian ideals and attributes.

Selection criteria:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to humanity and selflessness to all in their care.
  • Contributes significantly to alleviating human suffering and improving the quality of life and health of all patients and those in their care.
  • Serves as an inspiration to the healthcare profession, colleagues, and those in their care.
  • Contributing to a legacy and/or sustainable program that will be of ongoing value and benefit to others.

 

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Emerging Leader (sponsored by Nurses & Midwives Health)

This award aims to build leadership and capability by recognising an ANMF (SA Branch) member who shows a commitment to making a difference in their professional and actively demonstrates the potential for leadership. The nominee may have recently been appointed to a leadership position or may not be in a formal leadership role.
Selection criteria:

  • Has entered the nursing/midwifery profession in the last five years.
  • Leads by example, providing others with an excellent role model, demonstrating compassion, effectiveness, responsiveness and a commitment to their profession.
  • Demonstrates excellent practice,quality improvement and leadership skills.

 

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Clinical Practice Innovation

This award recognises an ANMF (SA Branch) member who has made an improvement in patient safety and/or outcomes. They will have made an outstanding contribution to a clinical practice through the creation of new knowledge and/or the application of existing knowledge in a new and creative way.

Selection criteria:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to improving the quality of healthcare through applying evidence-based practice. 
  • Influences practice change and/or policy reform resulting in improved outcomes for those in their care.
  • Demonstrates innovative practice change, impacted by/either changes in health,illness, health service development, management, workforce,policy development and education.

 

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Research in action

This award recognises an ANMF (SA Branch) member who aims for continuous improvement through applied research to strengthen the roles of the nursing midwifery and personal care workers across the healthcare system. They will foster a vibrant research culture throughout their profession to assist in finding new and innovative solutions to health and care needs of the community.

Selection criteria:

  • Improves awareness and understanding of clinical research by actively promoting the relationship between high-quality care and research outcomes.
  • Promotes clinical research and evidence-based practice to ensure safety and quality in health care, including but not limited to clinical care, workforce, and workplace health and safety.
  • Actively promotes patient involvement and engagement, ensuring increased opportunities for patients, families and communities to access clinical research opportunities.

 

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Contribution to Aged Care

This award recognises the outstanding performance of a ANMF (SA Branch) member who provides an exemplary standard of care, epitomises professionalism and who is committed to providing evidenced-based and person-centric high-quality care to older people. This member is passionate, empathetic and driven by making the lives of older people better.

Selection criteria:

  • Actively makes an exceptional contribution to improving the lives of ageing Australians.
  • Acts as a strong advocate for older people in their care.
  • Skilled clinician who provides evidence-based and comprehensive care.

 

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Student of the year

This award aims to recognise an outstanding student and celebrates the breadth of learning needed to join the healthcare profession – from clinical skills to academic achievement. This award is open to anyone who has undertaken or is undertaking study in nursing, midwifery or individual support in 2020.

Selection criteria:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to apply them to people in their care, families and colleagues.
  • Ability to apply the skills and knowledge learnt during their studies to practice.
  • A commitment to the profession.
  • A role model for other students.

 

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