Excellence in nursing and patient care is valued and rewarded at OSUCCC-James. This is demonstrated through the various award opportunities and tuition assistance programs that are available to our staff as well as certification preparation and recognition programs.
Awards: The following annual awards are ways we recognize clinical staff who have shown outstanding performances and commitment to the James mission, vision and values.
Clinical Excellence Awards — recognizes any licensed or registered professional staff member (excluding managers) working 50% or greater full time equivalency who demonstrates excellence and high standards in clinical care.
Excellence in Service Award – recognizes any unlicensed staff member working 50% or greater full time equivalency who demonstrates excellence and high standards in clinical or nonclinical care.
Excellence in Leadership Award – recognizes any director, administrator, manager or supervisor licensed or non-licensed faculty of staff member who demonstrates excellence and high standards in leadership.
Preceptor Excellence Award – recognizes any licensed professional staff with a 50% or greater full time equivalency who demonstrates excellence and role models professional behaviors in their ability to tailor instruction to staff
Excellence in Patient Education Award – recognizes staff, administration, administrative or professional personnel or faculty working 50% or greater full time equivalent who demonstrates excellence and achievement of quality in patient education and community education.
James Physician “Champion of Nursing” Award – recognizes a p physician who as a champion of nursing consistently promotes and encourages nursing excellence and innovation.
Scholarships and Tuition Assistance:
James Nursing Scholarship – awarded annually, this scholarship encourages and supports James employees enrolled in academic (under-graduate or graduate) nursing education programs. The award is granted annually.
Capital University Tuition Waiver - awarded each semester, Capital University tuition waivers support the ongoing educational development of James nurses enrolled in a nursing program at Capital University.
Nurses working at The James are encouraged to seek national certification in their area of specialty. Certified nurses receive additional financial compensation as recognition of their demonstrated knowledge and skill.