Staff Recognition Awards

Nominate a Co-Worker by Sept. 22!

Do you know a UNMCCC staff employee who has made an outstanding contribution to the mission of the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center? Would you like to recognize an employee for receiving a professional certification this past year? Nominate them for a Staff Recognition Award.

Recipients are selected on merit of excellence and talent in the areas of research, education/prevention, patient care, or administration/finance. Nominate an employee by September 22 at noon!

UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center
Staff Recognition and Awards Criteria

Objective
To recognize non-faculty staff members who have made an outstanding contribution to the mission of the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center, or who have received certification during a given fiscal year. Recipients are selected on merit of excellence and talent in the areas of research, education/prevention, patient care, or administration/finance.

Eligibility
Up to 30 individuals will be selected based upon the following eligibility criteria:

  1. Must be a .5 or greater regular staff member with at least one year of continuous service working for the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center or within a UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center facility and providing support to the Mission of the HSC and the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center in the areas of research, education/prevention, patient care or administration (non-faculty, directors and associate directors).
  2. Employees who are less than full-time employees will be eligible for partial awards depending on their FTE percentage.
  3. The staff member must have a current performance review on file with at least a “Meets Expectations” by the nomination deadline.
  4. The staff member must not have a disciplinary action on file within the last fiscal year.
  5. Staff members who were recognized the prior year and those who participate on the Advisory Committee will not be eligible.
  6. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

Type and Quantity of Awards
Recipients will receive a monetary award of up to $1000 each. Criteria, Nomination, and Evaluation Process The process for nominating recipients will be completed electronically through a link on the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center Intranet:

  1. Any staff or faculty member who has been working in a UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center facility or an affiliated unit for the prior fiscal year may submit nominations.
  2. Individuals may nominate multiple staff members.
  3. A separate form must be submitted for each staff member nominated.
  4. All nominations must be submitted through the Cancer Center Intranet by noon on September 22, 2017.

Selection Process
Members representing each area in the organization including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, and HR Administrator will participate in the selection process as the Advisory Committee:

  • Research & Basic Science: One (1) faculty member
  • Patient Care: One (1) faculty member and one (1) staff person from the technical or nursing staff
  • Education/Prevention: One (1) faculty member or one (1) staff person from EpiCC/NMTR/Clinical Trials
  • Administration: two (2) staff persons

Award Decision
The decision will be based upon a brief narrative, which is required from the nominator. Requested information must be provided (300 words or less), describing how the nominee supports the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center in the areas of research, patient care, education/prevention or administration/finance; or what certification has been received  and how the employees’ achievement contributes to the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center. The committee will recommend awards to the Director. The Director will make the final determination or break any ties that may occur. The nominations will close on September 22, 2017 at noon.

Nomination Form

Sorry, nominations have now closed.