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Nominations are Open for NVPCA's 2022
health care awards

Nevada Primary Care Association wants to honor your health center staff, board members, and community supporters for their exceptional gifts of time, effort, and dedication to the Community Health movement.

The Nevada PCA Annual Award program begins with you! The award winners will be announced at this year's NVPCA Annual Health Care Conference in September. 

Please have submissions turned in by July 22, 2022

Any health center staff can nominate colleagues for the following five awards:​
 

  • Exceptional Board Leadership Award This award is presented to an individual community health center board member who has demonstrated commitment and dedicated service to your community health center.

Eligibility: An individual who is currently serving on a community health center board, nominated by a Nevada community health center CEO or C-Suite Staff.
 

  • Exceptional Administrative Leadership Award This award is presented to an exceptional administrator or staff member who has demonstrated commitment to the community health center movement through quality leadership and supervision of staff within their health center.

Eligibility: An individual in an administrative leadership role of a Nevada community health center, can be nominated by anyone.
 

  • Outstanding Provider Award This award recognizes a distinguished provider who exemplifies excellence in clinical practice and demonstrates a dedication to the health center mission and to the patients he/she serves.

Eligibility: An individual who is a medical, dental, or behavioral health provider at a Nevada community health center. Nominees may include, but are not limited to, physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dental hygienists, registered nurses, nurse midwives, social workers, and pharmacists.
 

  • Unsung Hero Award This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated a level of excellence in his/her work that distinguishes his/her services and contributions during the past year.

Eligibility: An individual who is a staff member or volunteer at a Nevada community health center who is not typically recognized publicly for his/her contributions. Nominees may include but are not limited to, front-line staff, outreach workers, financial assistance staff, interpreters, accounting, and human resources staff. Nominees demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the health center and a dedication to providing outstanding service to health center patients.
 

  • Champion of Health Equity and Justice This award is presented to an exceptional individual who has demonstrated commitment to the community health center movement with promoting equity in their health center.

Eligibility: Nominees may include, but are not limited to, front-line staff, outreach workers, financial assistance staff, interpreters, accounting, and workforce staff who have contributed to make changes promoting equity for patient care and/or health center processes. Nominees demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the health center and a dedication to providing outstanding service to health center patients.