ARE You RNRM (HOSPITAL SERVICE) / PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES ? You’re ready for 2021Indian National Florence Nightingale Nurses Award? apply before 31 March 2021 - We Are Nurse Proud To Be Nurse

ARE You RNRM (HOSPITAL SERVICE) / PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES ? You’re ready for 2021Indian National Florence Nightingale Nurses Award? apply before 31 March 2021

ARE You RNRM (HOSPITAL SERVICE) / PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES ? 

You’re ready for 2021 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 Organisations 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 Organisations 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 Organisations. 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 Proforma should be accompanied by:-

a) Two passport sized photographs.

b) Biodata 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

RNRM (HOSPITAL SERVICE) / PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES

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

S.No.

                                           Specific Criteria

1.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

 

a. Additional qualification beyond essential requirement for his / her job  - Staff nurse
Essential requirement - Minimum GNM

(Qualification Certificates to be enclosed)

 

b. Additional qualification by undergoing courses for more than 6 months relevant / beneficial to nursing practice (Specialized nursing skills and education)

(Qualification Certificates to be enclosed)

2.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

(Appointment Letters to be enclosed)

3.

SPECIAL CONTRIBUTIONS AS A PRACTICING NURSE AT HOSPITAL / COMMUNITY (Staff Nurse / Public Health Nurse)

3.1

The nurse in her / his regular job in the hospital contributes to improve patient and family care by exceeding the limitations of the job functions.
(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

a. Excellent clinical nurse involving in development or participation in any new nursing care interventions / patient teaching material.
(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

b. Innovative activities or outstanding contributions in nursing practice, acting as role model to improve quality of care impacting measurable patient care outcomes.
(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

c. Development and organization of a nursing unit of responsibility (Specialized role / unit- Vascular nurse, pain nurse, IV therapy nurse etc.) that provides extraordinary care to patients by increasing own skills and Knowledge,  developing staff, procuring
Supplies and equipment, streamlining techniques and maintaining team spirit resulting in recognition to the institution.
(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

                                                 OR

 

The nurse in her / her regular job in the community or any other community health related voluntary organization contributes to improve client, family and community care by exceeding the limitations of the job functions.

 

a. Exemplary services with a creative and pioneering spirit in the area of public health that have resulted significant impact on nursing profession or healthcare provision over a sustained period of time.
(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

b. Development of a community or section of community in promotion of their collective health status through increasing their own skills and Knowledge, staff development, procuring supplies and resources and maintaining interdisciplinary team spirit and cooperation that resulted in bringing recognition to the organization / healthcare team / state / nation.
(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

c. Participation and extraordinary contribution in community health affairs volunteering service activities with an innovative outlook particularly among vulnerable population and also in national health programs (Exemplary work among disabled, children and women-related to health or social development)
(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

3.2

The Nurse who has regular job in the hospital / community demonstrates special contribution/association towards the activities or programmes in any one or more:-
a. Leprosy Control
b. Tuberculosis
c. HIV & AIDS
d. Cancer Care
e. Palliative Care
f. Mental Health
g. Geriatric Management
h. Special children (mentally retarded, physically challenged, underprivileged)
i. Other communicable and non-communicable diseases and National health programmes
j. Any other
(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

3.3

The Nurse who has regular job but in times of crisis such as accidents, fire, flood, famine etc. that may occur at any time, performs the following heroic acts regardless of one's own time, safety and possessions. (Testimonies from Authorities/Agencies for exceptional services)

 

a. Rescuing a person/s under hazardous conditions
(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

b. Performing life saving techniques with a successful outcome
(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

c. Prevention of a catastrophe by taking initiative or assuming leadership without official sanction (fire fighting, evacuation, mob control).
(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

d. Remaining at post over an extended period of time which aids in recovery of a group / community following a disaster such as organizing communication, nutrition, first aid, evacuation or other activities that are essential during emergencies.
(Supportive documents in Hindi/English translated version if it is in local language.

Local Language certificates also to be enclosed)

 

e. Testimonies from Authorities/ Agencies for exceptional services

(to be enclosed)

4.

IN-SERVICE EDUCATION / CONTINUING NURSING EDUCATION (CNE) AT CONFERENCE, SEMINAR, WORKSHOP

 

a. Local / State level

(Copy of participation certificate/letter to be enclosed)

 

b. National / international level

(Copy of participation certificate/letter to be enclosed)

5.

MEMBER IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS / STATUTORY BODIES / ACCREDITING AGENCIES ETC.

(Membership Certificate to be enclosed)

6.

RECOGNITION / AWARDS RECEIVED

 

a. Local / State level

(Copy of Award Certificates to be enclosed)

 

b. National / International level

(Copy of Award Certificates to be enclosed)

7.

WORKING IN TRIBAL / HILLY / 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)*

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

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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