Quality of Care and Administrative Practice: Best practice drives patient care. As advocates, we exceed patient and family expectations by living our core values. We are role models for our profession. All nursing staff is responsible and engaged in safety. Staff is empowered and shares in governance relative to practice and peers.
Education: Advancing education promotes the value of nursing to the individual, the patient, the organization, and the community. Career advancement is supported and encouraged through individualized discussion, reimbursement assistance, and flexible scheduling. Increased knowledge improves critical thinking, collaboration, and influences outcomes.
Collaboration: We come together as a healthcare team to collaborate and mutually support each member’s contribution toward positive patient outcomes.
Ethics: We support the Hospital’s Code of Ethical Behavior. We value the importance of open and honest communication. We understand the various cultural diversities of our community and will not let our personal feelings, beliefs, and values compromise our commitment to provide quality, compassionate and comprehensive care.
Collegiality: Each individual is a respected member of the healthcare team with a unique combination of talents, assets, and ideas. Together, we create a well-rounded environment in which to work and provide optimal patient care.
Resource Utilization: Nursing effectively utilizes and distributes resources to provide optimal patient care integral to Hospital operations.
Research: Knowledge is power and helps us develop confidence in our performance and competence in our profession. New knowledge, based on evidence, supports us in becoming experts in our field.
Performance Appraisal: The performance appraisal system validates behavior, knowledge, and clinical skills. Leader and peer feedback is acknowledged as an opportunity for recognition and growth. Our performance is goal-driven, enabling us to create action plans that achieve accountability and results.