Each year during our Annual Nursing Banquet, nurses who have been nominated in each of the various categories are recognized and the winners are presented with their awards. Many of these awards are made possible through generous donations from members of the community in memory of loved ones.
Friends Acknowledging Nurses (FAN) Award Program
A fund developed by Providence Health System to recognize, support and help nursing professionals throughout Susquehanna Health. FAN enables our organization to retain nurses and help them meet the challenges they encounter in their changing and growing profession. FAN helps provide funds to support:
- Recognition awards for outstanding nursing practice to encourage and maintain high standards of professionalism.
- Continuing education programs and conference opportunities for our nursing professionals.
- Scholarships for nurses to support their nursing education.
Above Clinical Excellence (ACE) Award Program
The ACE Award Program was developed to recognize our nursing professionals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence in their specific area of nursing such as Clinical Practice, Nurse Manager, Outpatient Services, Licensed Practical Nurse and Register Nurse.
2013 Award Recipients
The ACE Awards are recognizing exceptional nurses who demonstrate and maintain a level of professional practice "Above Clinical Excellence."
Pictured left to right: Nancy Schmidt, Amber Prokop, Nancy Patchen, Season Cundiff, Carrie Swartwood, Rebecca Gensel and Rachel Nolan.
FAN (Friends Acknowledging Nurses) Awards
The FAN Awards are recognizing nurses who demonstrate outstanding CARE behaviors and clinical excellence in specific areas.
Pictured from left to right: Lori Baer, Kathleen Vanaskie, Cindy Bower, Rebecca Gee (ACE Award recipient), Kelly Luckenbaugh, Tara Koser, Joshua Pauling, Alison Jean and Connie Coyner.
Sr. Jean Mohl Award: Lori Baer - “SH Outstanding Nurse” For Excellence in Clinical Practice, Leadership and Community Service
Pat Stopper Award: Alison Jean - For Excellence in Nursing Management
Carol Fry Award: Connie Coyner - For Excellence in Clinical Practice
Ellen Taylor Award: Tara Koser - For Excellence in Obstetrical Care Clinical Practice
Catino Award: Joshua Pauling - For Excellence
in Critical Care Clinical Practice
Life’s Work Award: Cindy Bower -
For Nursing Excellence in Honor of Marie Zurinsky
Elmcroft – Hospice Award: Kathleen Vanaskie
Best Practices/EMCARE Emergency Award for Excellence in Emergency Care Clinical Practice: Kelly Luckenbaugh
2013 Research Award
7 West Medical/Surgical Unit for research on Medical Administration Timing