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Nursing Division Strategic Goals

Mission

To provide excellent care for every patient, every time.

Purpose

As an entity within Baxter Regional, the Nursing Division commits to build, develop, integrate, and sustain a transformational culture through Shared Governance.Supported by our Core Foundational Documents, nursing practice adheres to relationship-based care and the Theory of Caring, our Nursing Philosophy, Professional Practice Model, Care Delivery System, Scope of Services and Nursing Professional Code of Ethics.

Values

ICARE – Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence

Vision

The Nursing Division outperforms national benchmarks in transformational leadership, empowerment, and the practice environment, clinical outcomes, research, Evidence-Based Practice (EBP), performance improvement, and the patient experience setting the standard for our region and improving the health of the populations we serve.

Nursing Strategic Plan 2020 Goals

  • Coordinate learning activities and establish plan for Magnet site visit
  • Achieve Magnet Designation
  • Staff understand hospital mission, purpose, external drivers and priorities
  • Implement Succession Planning focused on retention, talent and stewardship
  • Maintain < 3.75% open RN Clinical Nurse (bedside) positions
  • Leverage partnerships ensuring the ability to recruit and hire 40 RN residents per year
  • Ensure traveler usage to <10
  • Conduct a Nursing Continuing Educational Assessment
  • Create plan for Nursing Clinical Ladder
  • RN Practice Environment Scale (PES) – outperform the Magnet mean
  • Nurse-Sensitive Quality Indicators (e.g. injury falls, pressure injuries stage 2+, CAUTI, CLABSI, etc.) – outperform the Magnet mean
  • Add Nurse Sensitive Indicators for Inpatient (C-Diff, MRSA, Device Related PI) and Ambulatory (Return to Acute care, Extravasation rate, Unplanned Post-Op transfers/admissions, Patient Burns, Procedural Errors).
  • Add Nursing Structure Indicators Workforce Characteristics
  • RN Turnover Rate – outperform the Magnet mean
  • Patient Satisfaction – outperform the Magnet mean
  • Establish a RN/CN member on 95% of all org level decision making teams
  • SIM Lab – fully operational
  • Remodel 6 South, 5 South

Nursing Strategic Plan Future Goals

2021

  • Implement Nursing Clinical Ladder
  • Remodel Inpatient Units: 3 West, ICU

2024

  • Submit Magnet application for re-designation
  • No Lift Culture
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