ARE You NURSING ADMINISTRATOR? You’re ready for 2021 Indian National Florence Nightingale Nurses Award ? APPLY BEFORE 31 MARCH 2021 - We Are Nurse Proud To Be Nurse

ARE You NURSING ADMINISTRATOR? You’re ready for 2021 Indian National Florence Nightingale Nurses Award ? APPLY BEFORE 31 MARCH 2021

ARE You NURSING ADMINISTRATOR? 

You’re ready for Indian National Florence Nightingale Nurses Award?  

APPLY BEFORE 31 MARCH 2021

Indian National Florence Nightingale Nurses Awards are given as a mark of recognition for the meritorious services rendered by Nursing Professionals in the country. This award is presented on 12th of May every year on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale.


In the above connection it is brought to your notice that the work relating to organizing the National Florence Nightingale awards 2021 has now been transferred by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (Nursing Section) to Indian Nursing Council and as such all correspondence in this regard is to be addressed now to Indian Nursing Council. Further, the nomination for the Award will be scrutinized by a Committee headed by Hon’ble Justice Shri Gopala Gowda, former Justice of Supreme Court of India.

The award is given to outstanding Nursing personnel employed in Central, State/UTs. Private, Missionary and Voluntary Organizations.

The award consists of Cash Award of Rs. 50,000/-, a certificate and a Medal.

Apart from the Nursing Personnel working in the State, Central, Autonomous institutions, the Nursing Personnel working in Private, Missionary and Voluntary Organizations are also eligible for the National Florence Nightingale Nurses Award.

On completion of the selection process outlined above, the names of the nominees along with their resume and documentary proof in support of claim for the award may be forwarded to the President, indian Nursing Council, 8th floor, NBCC Center, Plot No. 2, Community Center, Okhla Phase-1 New Delhi -110020

I would request you to keep the following important aspects in view, while forwarding the nominations.

1. Wide publicity may be given in the State to all the concerned Stakeholders by issuing necessary circulars and up-loading the enclosed documents on the official website of the State Government.

2. It may please be ensured that applications for the nominations are received from Private and Missionary institution also apart from government institutions.

3. Representatives of the Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI) at the state Level or Associations should be included in the Selection Committee.

4. It should be ensured that the panel of names should include nominations in each of the three categories i.e. Nurses, Auxiliary Nurse Midwives and Lady Health Visitors.

5. It should be ensured that only such candidates are nominated who fulfill the criteria and proven evidence of outstanding work in their field and all the nominations are to be placed before the State Selection Committee meeting.

GUIDELINES FOR APPLICATIONS/NOMINATIONS FOR THE

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

INDIAN NATIONAL FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE NURSES AWARD

1. Government of India invites the applications   /   nominations from the Nurses by in the following three categories namely:-

S.No.

                              Category

Number of Awards

1.

Registered Auxiliary Nurses & Midwife

17

2.

Registered Nurses and Midwife

30

3.

Registered Lady Health Visitors

4

Number of Awards will be increase following year also.

2. Eligibility Criteria:- Minimum 10 years of experience in the respective category. In case of extraordinary performance age may not be a constraint.

4. The nominations should be called from State Government, Central Government, Private Institutions/Missionaries and Prominent Voluntary Organizations of the concerned State.

5. All nominations should be handled by the Secretary (Health & Family Welfare) of the concerned State except Central Government Institutions, Autonomous Organizations. Central Government Institutions like Universities, Paramilitary Forces, Military Nursing Forces, AIIMS, ESI, Railways and Ordnance Factories etc. may directly send the applications to the Indian Nursing Council (INC) through the Head of Institutions.

6. The applications of the recommended Awardees must invariably be sent after making selection by the state Selection Committee headed by Secretary, Health & Family Welfare.

7. No nomination in any case should be sent without considering and recommendation of the State Selection Committee. If the nomination is received without the recommendation that will not be considered by the Central Selection Committee.

8. The nurses to be selected for a national meritorious award should furnish documents in support of her/his claim for the perusal of Selection Committee that she/he has performed beyond the normal expectation of the job when compared to others with equivalent attribute.

9. Incomplete application or application received after the prescribed date or without forwarded by the prescribed authorities will not be eligible for consideration of award and no further reference in the matter will be made.

10. Application in the prescribed Performa should be accompanied by:-

a) Two passport sized photographs.

b) Bio data with qualification and registration certificates, summary of achievements & documents in support thereof (as desired in the criteria).

c) Draft Citation (not exceeding one page).

11. Application duly recommended and complete in all respect should be sent to the President, Indian Nursing Council, 8th Floor, NBCC Centre, Plot No. 2, Community Centre, Okhla Phase-1, New Delhi-110020. Application received after the last date will not be entertained.

12. The Criteria for evaluation of Auxiliary Nurses & Midwife, Registered Nurses and Midwife & Registered Lady Health Visitors (Nurse Educator, Administration and clinical Nurses) Is Placed.

  

APPLICATION FORM FOR

THE NATIONAL FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE NURSES AWARD 2021

 

  Paste Recent

 

      Photograph

 

    

                                                                                                              

 

1.        Name (In Block Letters):----------------------------------------------

 2. Category....................................

NURSE:    ------------------                  (i) RN&RM NO:----------------

ANM : ----------------------                 (ii) RANM No:-------------------

LHV   :  --------------------                  iii) RLHV No:-------------------

3.      Age with Date of Birth:-----------------------   DD / MM / YYYY:--------------

4.      Father’s/Husband’s Name :--------------------------------------------------------   

5.      Current Address for Communication --------------------------------------------

With Pin Code----------------

5.1  Telephone No. (Residence):---------------------------------------------------

5.2   Mobile No:------------------------------------------------------------------------

5.3  E-mail Address, if any:----------------------------------------------------------

6.      Name & Complete Address of

Hospital/Institution where currently

Working:--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

6.1  Telephone No. (Office):-------------------------------------------------------

6.2  E-mail Address, if any:---------------------------------------------------------

7.      Post held at present:----------------------------------------------------------------

 

8.      Whether retired if so, the date of

Retirement, if applicable:----------------------------------------------------------

9.      Post held at the time of retirement,

if applicable:---------------------------------------------------------------------------

10.  Details of experience in nursing services:--------------------------------------

               --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

11.  Qualifications

    Course

Year of Passing

Name of Institution

Name of Exam.

Board/University

 

A.N.M. /  L.H.V

 

 

 

G.N.M.

 

 

 

B.Sc. (N)/P.B.B.Sc.(N)

 

 

 

M.Sc. (N)

 

 

 

M.Phil.

 

 

 

Ph.D. (N)

 

 

 


CRITERIA FOR SELECTION OF NURSE ADMINISTRATOR

                      (Supportive documents required for all criteria's mentioned below)

S.No.

                                                              Specific Criteria

1.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

 

a. Additional educational qualification beyond essential requirement for his / her job -

Nurse Administrator / Manager

(Qualification Certificates to be enclosed)

 

b. Additional qualification by undergoing courses for more than 6 months relevant / beneficial to nursing practice / education / research

(Qualification Certificates to be enclosed)

2.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

(Appointment Letter to be enclosed)

3.

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTIONS AS ADMINISTRATOR

 

a. Extraordinary Contribution towards standard and quality of patient care in the hospital / community. Example: Develop care delivery models / protocols, initiate / implement evidence based practice, plan and establish new nursing unit or service ( specialty clinics-nurse led clinics such as stoma clinic / diabetes foot clinic), establish specialist roles like diabetes educator, and innovate supplies and equipment to deliver quality nursing care.

(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

 

b. Improvements made in the status, welfare and professional development of the nursing community exhibiting passion for nursing and contribution towards advancement of nursing profession through  mentoring and influencing career development of nurses, and developing and conducting in-service / CNE programs / activities.

(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

*In the absence of certified copy of competent authority, place of posting will be considered.

 

c. Extraordinary performance in contributing towards excellence in clinical teaching for students and staff, bridging the gap between service and education demonstrating team spirit and collaboration between service an education in teaching institutions.

(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

d. Innovative Changes made in the administrative set up through effective leadership. (Ex. Staffing pattern changes based on research, audit, studies on infection control, patient satisfaction), developing new system of functioning in nursing units through effective communication  & team management (Ex. Expanded roles of nurses in specialty units), involving in policy issues and quality improvement that influence nursing care quality and staff welfare making a difference to people receiving care and education.

(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

e. Exemplary contribution during special circumstances like natural calamities, disasters and war etc. / volunteer services by performing life-saving activities, planning and organizing communication, first aid & nutrition, evacuation and other emergency activities, providing/arranging staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting and finding resources both in onsite and referral emergency units resulting in successful outcomes.

(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

4.

PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH

 

a. Preparation of Posters / booklets / patient teaching material

(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

b. Text book / journal publications

(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

c. Research (participating / conducting ) leading to evidence based practice

(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

5.

ORGANIZER / RESOURCE FACULTY / PAPER PRESENTER-

CONFERENCE, SEMINAR, WORKSHOP

 

a. Organizer - State / National level

(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

b. Resource Faculty / Paper presentations - State / National level

(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

6.

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES / COUNCILS / ASSOCIATIONS

 

a. Local / State level

(Membership Certificate to be enclosed)

 

b. National level

(Membership Certificate to be enclosed)

 

c. International level

(Membership Certificate to be enclosed)

7.

RECOGNITION / AWARDS RECEIVED

 

a. Local / State level

(Copy of Certificates to be enclosed)

 

b. National / International level

(Copy of certificates to be enclosed)

8.

WORKING IN TRIBAL / REMOTE / DIFFICULT AREA

Working with tribal community, in remote areas where no / less transport, electricity and basic amenities are available, difficult areas such as travelling by foot / boat for long distance to reach people for providing service.

(certified by competent authority*)




COMPOSITION OF THE STATE/CENTRAL SELECTION COMMITTEE FOR

THE INDIAN NATIONAL FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE NURSES AWARD

The application of the candidates for the National Awards of the State/Union Territory level will be called by the Chief Nurse in the Office of Directorate Health Services i.e. Assistant Director Nursing/Deputy Director Nursing. The State/Union Territory Selection Committee who will screen the applications and recommend the candidates to the Central Selection Committee for the National Florence Nightingale Nurses Award. 


STATE LEVEL SELECTION COMMITTEE

The State level Selection Committee will comprise of:-

1. Secretary, Health & Family Welfare - Chairman

2. Director of Health Services/Director of Medical Education - Member

3. Registrar/Representative, State Nursing Council - Member

4. President/Secretary, T.N.A.I. (State Branch)/State level nursing association - Member

5. Chief Nurse in the Office of Directorate Health Services
(ADHS Nursing / Deputy Director Nursing) - Member Secretary

CENTRAL SELECTION COMMITTEE
The Central Selection Committee under Indian Nursing Council, which will examine the applications of the candidates recommended by the State Government/Union Territories will comprise of:-

1. Hon'ble Justice Shri V Gopala Gowda, Former Supreme Court Judge - Chairman

2. President, Indian Nursing Council - Member

3. DDS (Medical) Dte. G.HS, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare - Member

4. Director (Nursing), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare - Member

5. Secretary General, AIGNF, New Delhi - Member

6. Principal, RAK, New Delhi - Member

7. President, TNAI - Member

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