Employer Recognition Award

The WOCNCB Employer Recognition Award is awarded annually to honor an organization that has demonstrated exemplary support of the certification process in WOC nursing.

Awards and Grants

The WOCNCB's Awards Program supports the mission to:

Promote the highest standard of consumer care and safety by providing credentialing in the areas of wound, ostomy, continence and foot care nursing.

The award includes the following:

  • Award plaque presented to a representative of the winning organization at the WOCN® Society Annual Conference.
  • Announcement of winning organization on the WOCNCB website.
  • A press release sent to WOCNCB media contacts, and a press release to be used by the organization.

Applications are due no later than February 18th.

Click here to learn how to nominate your outstanding employer.


2020 Employer Recognition Award Winner

St. Charles Health System, Bend Oregon

Congratulations to the 2020 Employer Recognition Award winner St. Charles Health System located in Bend, Oregon. The award was presented virtually via Zoom.  Pictured below is the St. Charles Wound and Ostomy Services Department:

View 2020 Employer Award poster for complete staff listing and view Award presentation video.

Click here to read the winning 2020 nomination essay.


Past WOCNCB® Employer Recognition Award Winners

2019
Christiana Care Health System
Newark, Delaware

2018
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2017
Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
Charleston, SC

2016
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Boone, NC

2015
Floyd Medical Center
Rome, GA

2014
VNA Care Network and Hospice
Denvers, MA

2013
Clarinda Regional Health Center
Clarinda, Iowa

2012
Community Memorial Healthcenter
South Hill, Virginia

2011
Duke Raleigh Hospital
Raleigh, North Carolina

2010
Iowa Health Home Care
Clive, Iowa

2009
JA Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center
Tampa, Florida

2008
The Valley Hospital
Ridgewood, New Jersey

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