The organization has an established shared governance structure as the foundation for involving direct care nurses in decison-making.
Leadership fosters the foundation of collaboration among staff and supports a shared governance environment.
The organization protects the safety and well-being of nurses, staff, and patients through safety policies and processes.
Organization-wide quality initiatives are evidence-based, focused on improving patient outcomes, developed through interprofessional collaboration, and implemented based on internal and external benchmarking.
Staff have the opportunity to develop a balance between work and personal life. Achievements for community service, patient advocacy, and contributions to improving population health are encouraged, supported, and recognized by the organization.
The organization recognizes the importance of solid onboarding, transition programs beyond orientation, and continued professional development that supports lifelong learning in the delivery of safe and effective patient care.