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DAISY Award Nomination Form

Honor a UVA Registered Nurse for the compassion and clinical expertise they provide every day in their patient care!

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For more information on The DAISY Award, visit http://daisyfoundation.org/.

Examples of the heartwarming nominations are available there at http://daisyfoundation.org/daisy-award/daisy-nurses.


Who is Eligible for the DAISY Award at UVAHS:

  • Nominees must hold an active registered nursing license and spend at least 90% of his or her work time in direct patient contact.
  • The nominee’s manager/direct supervisor must support the nomination.
  • Nominations will only be considered if they include specific examples to describe the professional character and performance of that nurse.
  • Any clinical acts mentioned in the nomination must be consistent with policies and procedures outlined by the Health System.

Nomination Criteria:

At UVA Health System, DAISY Honorees are licensed registered nurses who have demonstrated at least one of these criteria:

  • Go above and beyond their standard job requirements to ensure the comfort and happiness of their patients, patient-families or peers
  • Have performed extraordinary acts of kindness or demonstrated extraordinary compassion
  • Have made a significant, positive impact on a patient experience
  • Whose performance is consistent, team-oriented and dependable
  • Demonstrates extreme professionalism
  • Are identified by patients and families as an extraordinary caregiver
  • Whose clinical expertise has made a significant impact on a patient outcome
  • Deliver quality, relationship-based nursing care that is consistent with our organizational goals and Professional Practice Model: Empowered Leaders, Expert Caring, Innovation, Lifelong learners and Quality achievement

Looking to nominate a team of nurses instead of one individual? Please click here for our DAISY Team Award nomination form.

If you have any questions about the DAISY Award or need assistance submitting a nomination, please email Ashley Noguera at avh4x@virginia.edu or call 434-243-3280.


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