Team Achievement Award

2019 Award Recipient

Alan P. Lyss Center for Cancer and Clinical Research, Sainte Genevieve County Memorial Hospital

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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

IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THE SEPTEMBER 30, 5:00pm E.T. NOMINATION DEADLINE!

ONS uses an external, vendor-supported online program for all award nomination applications. The application system is set up so that at exactly 5:00pm ET (Eastern Time), September 30, the application site will automatically shut down and be locked. Any applications that are open (not completed) at this time will be terminated and will not be accepted. It is imperative that all open applications be submitted prior to 5:00pm ET, September 30, in order to be accepted into the online system and be eligible for consideration. In order to be fair to all who may nominate individuals for consideration for an ONS award, the September 30, 5:00pm ET deadline cannot be extended without prior authorization from the ONS Board of Directors. If you have any questions regarding the ONS awards nomination process, please call the ONS Awards staff (412) 859-6403, or email: awards@ons.org.

Submit Your Nomination

TO APPLY ONLINE:

  1. Please read the "How To" instructions before accessing the online nomination.
  2. Register by creating a username and password on the Closerware Grantmaker site.
  3. Access the online nomination.

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.