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DAISY Awards

Mission Health values excellent nurses. Patients, family members, visitors, nurses or any Mission employee may nominate a nurse for the DAISY Award. This nurse award for excellent compassionate care is given in the United States and 14 other countries. Mission's chief nursing officers provide a surprise celebration and gifts for the winners in the presence of their supervisors, co-workers and personal family members.

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What is the DAISY Award?

The DAISY Award is a nationwide program that recognizes nurses who exemplify what it means to be extraordinary.These unsung heroes make a difference in the lives of their patients and families every day through clinical expertise, genuine kindness and compassionate care. 

This nurse consistently goes above and beyond to excel in:

Patient-Centered Care by

  • Establishing a special connection with patients and families through trust and emotional support
  • Providing compassionate care
  • Keeping the patient and their family at the center of care

Service Excellence by

  • Demonstrating professionalism in the work environment
  • Developing key relationships with others
  • Communicating clearly and effectively with co-workers and patients

Clinical Expertise by

  • Committing to the highest standards of professional nursing practice
  • Demonstrating excellent clinical and critical thinking skills
  • Focusing on meeting patient and family goals