October 1, 2018

Outstanding Area of the Month Award

OAOTM

Congratulations! H4 SICU / CVICU

Based on the clinical indicators below, your unit has been awarded Outstanding Area of the Month for September!!!

We are excited that Mary Helen Forrest and/or Tammy Jones along with Susan Erickson will be presenting this most prestigious award. Also, if at all possible, we are requesting all leadership (Director, CSM, APP) to be present during the presentation to congratulate your staff. You will soon receive a calendar invitation to the celebration for Friday, September 14th at 7:30am. Please rally your staff to attend at this time to recognize them for their dedication and hard work. A group photo will be taken at the end of the presentation.

Data Used to Determine Winner: July 1, 2016 to July 31, 2018

Category Rank Data
Patient Satisfaction 21/56 focus questions out performed national average
Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) 74 days since last CAUTI
Fall with Injury 366 days since last fall with injury
Central Line-associated Blood Stream Infection (CLABSI) 85 days since last CLABSI
Hospital Acquired Pressure Injury (HAPI) Stage II and above 1 days since last HAPI Stage II and Above
Hospital onset Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
(MRSA bacteremia)
85 since last MRSA bacteremia
Hospital onset Clostridium Difficile (C diff) 29 days since last C diff

As Outstanding Area of the Month, you will receive the following benefits:

  1. Announcement in the Nurse Recruitment Display outside the Cafeteria, Nursing Service Line’s newsletter ‘Capsule’ and digitalbulletin boards throughout campus.
  2. Recognition display in your area.
  3. $5 Care Coin Rewards for each employee.

Keep up the good work!

The Center for Nursing Excellence