The Good Samaritan Society, a Lutheran Social Service Organization, is a not-for-profit, registered charity with over 65 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments.
Awards are open to all Good Samaritan Employees. Nominations are encouraged from employees, residents and families starting May 16 and closing June 6, 2022.
Each award is open to one employee across Good Samaritan.
The mission award recognizes an employee that best exemplifies extending Christian hospitality in a meaningful and creative way. They embody the organizations mission statement.
The vision award recognizes an employee who continually supports our vision to grow in strength, excellence and creativity in caring for others.
The healthy relationships award recognizes an employee that works in supportive partnerships and opens their heart to others by affirming their goodness and potential. They make it a priority to develop and foster every relationship they are a part of.
The hospitable environments category recognizes an employee that provides safe, comfortable communities inspiring involvement, where people experience a sense of caring, belonging and purpose.
The servant leadership category recognizes an employee who continually demonstrate the core values of the Good Samaritan through exemplary servant leadership qualities. They lead through the giving of themselves in service to others, by acting with courage in a trustworthy and ethical manner.
This employee and team:
The resident/client experience award recognizes a team that has implemented a change or made an improvement to how residents/clients and their families experience healthcare services. This team continually prioritizes all aspects of person centered healthcare service delivery to stay focused on those that we serve. Demonstrable improvements in or positive impact on culture, quality, safety and/or financial indicators will be used to determine the recipient of this award.
The quality improvement award recognizes a team that has demonstrated a relentless focus on driving forward quality improvement. This team is a strong advocate of quality improvement: leading, influencing, motivating and engaging others in improvement efforts with an unwavering focus on improving outcomes for resident/clients. This team has implemented a quality improvement initiative(s) focused on a single issue resulting in a measurable, positive impact within Good Samaritan.