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Sylvia J. Martin Outstanding Technician Award

Sylvia J. Martin Cover Letter and Data Sheet

This award was created in 1998 to honor the memory of Sylvia J. Martin, a pharmacy technician at Mercy Health Center in Oklahoma City.  Sylvia served as a technician from 1992 until her untimely death on December 14, 1997, following a brief illness.  Sylvia was a dependable and proficient technician in a busy ICU/surgery satellite pharmacy.  Sylvia always took the time to extend a hand of kindness and friendship to everyone.  She developed professional relationships outside the pharmacy department and earned the respect of physicians, nurses, chaplains, and other health care workers.  She demonstrated a genuine concern for the welfare of patients.  She was devoted to her family and faith and took great pride in being a mom for her two young children, Ryan and Kayla.  Despite a busy schedule, she lent her considerable athletic talents to the Mercy softball and basketball teams.  Both teams raised funds for local charities.  She was recognized by her colleagues as an “Outstanding Technician” for the strong personal and professional example she was for all of us.

Purpose

The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding Oklahoma Health-System pharmacy technicians.

Conditions

This award may or may not be given annually depending on the qualifications of applicants.  There should not be more than one application/nomination for the same institution each year.  All applicants will be reviewed and voted upon by the Scholarship and Awards Committee of OSHP with final approval by the Board of Directors.

Requirements

·         At least two letters of recommendation (minimum of one from a Registered Pharmacist; the second should also be from a pharmacist or another health care professional or administrator who has worked with the technician)

·         Completed application from technician

·         Current Oklahoma pharmacy technician permit

·         OSHP membership preferred

Suggested data to include in nomination letters (please see www.OSHP.net for nomination information)

*Technician’s full name

*Technician’s Oklahoma permit number

*Technician’s current title

*Technician’s employment history at institution

# Examples of technician’s contributions to the pharmacy department and/or to the institution

# Examples of technician’s recognition by the pharmacy department and/or by the institution

# Examples of achievements at institution

# Examples of technician’s community service activities and/or recognition

# Examples of other items that you would like the committee to consider

Technician’s national certification status (if known)

Technician’s previous employment history (if pharmacy related and/or pertinent)

Technician’s membership in OSHP (if known)

Technician’s membership in other professional organizations

Technician’s participation in continuing education or other educational programs

     

*Required information

# Please provide information for at least one of these categories

 

Information to be obtained from the technician, once nominated (please see www.OSHP.net for the information sheet)

Name

Address

Telephone Number

E-mail Address

Birth date

Oklahoma technician License #

PTCB certification status

Other technician permits or certification status

Formal Technician Training status

Current institution/site

Years worked as a technician in health-system pharmacy

Pharmacy employment history

Professional membership(s), including OSHP

Social network announcement preference

 

Award

Five-year OSHP membership

Plaque

Press release (+/- social media announcements)

Recognition at the OSHP Annual Meeting

 

All nominations should be submitted no later than 6 weeks prior to the Annual Meeting to:

 

Oklahoma Society of Health-System Pharmacists

P.O. Box 2371

Oklahoma City, OK 73101-2371

 

Approved 4-99.  Revised 2-13 & 8-18.

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