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Call for Pathway Appraisers

ANCC seeks experienced nurse administrators, clinical nurses and advanced practice nurses to evaluate Pathway to Excellence applicants’ written documents. As an independent contractor of ANCC, appraisers are compensated for each completed organizational review.

Appraiser Team Member Requirements
Team Member [pdf]

Selected Candidate Requirements:
If selected as an appraiser candidate, successful completion of several evaluative components over a 6 month time frame is required prior to employment as a Pathway to Excellence appraiser. Required components include:

  • Pathway to Excellence Overview webinar
  • Appraiser Candidate Workshop, June 4-5, ANCC Office in Silver Spring, MD.
  • Observing participant in a Pathway to Excellence review
  • Rater Reliability Activity (scoring of a mock document)

PTE Appraiser Application Step 1
The Pathway to Excellence® Appraiser Application can be accessed by filling out the brief form below with your name and e-mail. The application is lengthy and by submitting this information you will be able to return to it should you need to.

The complete application portfolio is due no later than midnight, April 15. Notification of appraiser candidate selection will occur approximately 2 weeks following the due date.

Travel Requirements
No travel is required for Pathway to Excellence Healthcare Organization reviews. Selected appraiser candidates are required to travel to the initial appraiser candidate training at their own expense.

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