Nominees must be non-nursing staff that include roles such as our patient care associates, patient care technicians and unit clinical associates members at University Hospital, Ross Heart Hospital, Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital, University Hospital East, Harding Behavioral Health Hospital or Health System Ambulatory sites.

Do you know a non-nursing staff member at University Hospital, Ross Heart Hospital, Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital, University Hospital East or Harding Behavioral Health Hospital who:

  • Exemplifies the mission, vision and values of the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Makes a connection with the patient and family through trust and emotional support
  • Works with the health care team to meet patient and family needs
  • Has significantly “made a difference” in the life of a patient
  • Makes patients and their families feel comfortable and safe
  • Models empathy and demonstrates a caring attitude
  • Generates enthusiasm and energy towards meeting the challenge and provides a vision of hope
  • Demonstrates kindness and sincerity
  • Goes above and beyond

BUCK-I Award nominations are accepted quarterly by January 15, April 15, July 15 and October 15.