PNS Goals and Accomplishments – FY 2018

Update PNS Organization Chart

  • Revised the PNS organization chart to provide a multidirectional flow of information from the staff nurse to the Chief Nursing Officer

Shared Governance Integration

  • Hosted integration meet and greet with the Shared Governance Executive Committee; committee chair attended
  • Shared Governance task force created

Legislative and Patient Advocacy Committee

  • Legislative and Patient Advocacy Committee reestablished after a hiatus and a kickoff was established with an integrated education forum with the College of Nursing and Rush Oak Park Hospital

Senior Nurse Engagement Council

  • Senior Nurse Engagement Council formed, utilizing senior nurses with knowledge and expertise in advancing nursing and health care

Community Outreach/Volunteerism

  • Three events held
    • Trilogy - 3 staff members volunteered
    • Senior Fest - 3 staff members volunteered
    • Thresholds - 26 staff members were paid through PNS for participation

Additional Projects

  • Involvement in Safe Campus Committee and Green Team
  • Onboarding of AVP’s
  • Participated in practice focus group and survey; provided feedback on innovative software and nursing practice