Rewards and Recognition



Employee of the Quarter

This award is presented to an employee for outstanding achievement and/or contribution to the hospital. The individual who is nominated incorporates the values of CVH in his/her daily practices. The selected winners are nominated by fellow co-workers.

Long service

The Long Service Awards (LSAs) celebrate CVH's success through the recognition of commitment through years of service of all staff.
The LSAs acknowledge employees who have contributed 5, 10, 15, 20 & 25 years of continuous service.


There are many nursing awards offered each year at CVH to recognize excellence in nursing. Here are a few:

  • Quality Award
  • Professional Award
  • Leadership Award
  • Clinical Practice Award
  • Novice Award
  • Nursing Administration
  • Excellence Award and;
  • Team Recognition

Dr. Calvin Gutkin Award

The Dr. Calvin Gutkin Award was established in 1995. The award is based on three objectives:

  1. To inspire positive change – to develop innovative ways to raise the quality of care and the patient experience in our hospital
  2. To recognize excellence – reward dedication to the improvement of methods that lead to better outcomes
  3. To promote best practices – build awareness of effective real-world efforts that improve outcomes in patient safety and service excellence.

Dr. Donald Black Bursary Award

In memory of Dr. Donald Black, Credit Valley’s founding Chief of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Award is $1,000 annually to a deserving recipient to “assist with continuing education for a health care professional caring for patients of the Ob/Gyn Program”.