UNAIR NEWS – Ministry of Health of Indonesia held National Puskesmas Medical Staff Award 2016 in Jakarta on August 14 -21. The award from the Ministry of Health was a form of appreciation to the medical staff who have achievements and make innovations in solving the problems faced.
In the event titled “Tenaga Kesehatan Teladan Penggerak Pembangunan Kesehatan Masyarakat (Model Medical Staff as Driving Force of Society’s Health)”, Wina Methania, S.Kep., Ners, was awarded as National Puskesmas Model Nurse when represented East Kalimantan Province. It was an achievement made by the alumnus of Faculty of Nursing (FKp) graduated in 2007.
“To be a national model nurse, medical staffs have gone through a selection by elaborating their innovation developed for their work,” said Wina during interview via phone on Tuesday, August 30.
Previously, in 2003, the woman born in Malang on March 22, 1985 said that she was awarded as model nurse during National Health Day in Bontang. Wina got the same award in 2016, which later then made her become the national puskesmas model nurse representing East Kalimantan.
“I went through the assessment in town level. It was a presentation and discussion with the judges. As I got the first place, I went on the provincial level. There was also a presentation and discussion session,” said Wina who works in Puskesmas Bontang Utara I, Bontang, East Kalimantan.
Wina admitted as the SP2TP coordinator and nurse coordinator, she made innovation to improve the nurses’ performances according to Law Number 8 on Nursing. She made Outpatient Nursing Care (ASKERAJA).
“As the coordinator of 34 mother and babies integrated service post (posyandu) in the region, I made an innovation externally by developing posyandu “DOOR” based. They are Database, Open Mind, Organization, and Revitalization. The innovation was an effort to decrease mortality rate of mothers and infants,” she said.
Through the award, medical staff in puskesmas is expected to perform not only the routines but also to innovate and be creative in order to meet the society’s expectation on health. (*)
Author : Binti Q. Masruroh
Editor : Dilan Salsabila