Team Achievement Award

2017 Award Recipient

Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine Lancaster, PA

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Purpose

Recognize small teams (minimum of three, maximum of ten) for outstanding contributions within their workplace, in improving patient care, and/or making a difference in their community

Award

A $500 award, a team plaque, and travel reimbursement for one team member (determined by the team) to attend the ONS Annual Congress

Eligibility Criteria 

  • The leader of the team must be an RN and an active member of ONS.
  • The team effort provides a valuable service, process improvement, or contribution to the workplace and/or community, resulting in improved patient care and/or improved education.
  • The team project includes a demonstration of commitment to the ONS core values.
  • The team project results in increased patient and community awareness of the value of the oncology nursing profession to the well-being of the patient population.

Application Materials

The following materials are required.

  • Nomination narrative statement
  • Two (2) letters of support from any of the following:
    1. colleague
    2. patient/caregiver
    3. employer/supervisor
  • A list of the team members (minimum of 3 and a maximum of 10)

Nomination Deadline Notice

At exactly 5 pm ET on September 30, the application site will automatically shut down. Any applications that are not completed at this time will be terminated and will not be accepted. This deadline cannot be extended without prior authorization from the ONS Awards advisory panel and the ONS Board of Directors.

Travel Information

The recipient will receive travel reimbursement to attend the ONS Annual Congress. ONS will reimburse the award recipient for round-trip economy airfare to and from the recipient's home address to the Congress location, provided the recipient makes all travel arrangements through American Express Travel, ONS's official travel agency. Additionally, one (1) night's lodging will be permitted provided that the recipient makes the hotel arrangements through the ONS meetings department. Meals for a 24-hour period will be reimbursed, along with the reimbursement of certain ground transportation situations and parking. Please contact awards@ons.org for complete details about the travel reimbursement policy.