Nurses are an integral part of decision making
At Beaumont, nurses are recognized as an important part of the organization. That's why we have special committees and boards dedicated to helping improve the practice of nursing. Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak's Office of the Chief Nurse Executives (OCNE), and Beaumont Hospital, Troy's Nurse Executive Board (NEB) is made up of nurses that provide leadership for nursing practice and patient care at the two hospitals. These two groups lead nurses and support staffs in providing quality patient care using clinical expertise, research, collaboration and education, while demonstrating a spirit of support and respect.
Beaumont's Professional Nurse Council
Beaumont's Professional Nurse Council (PNC) profiles a forum for staff nurses to examine issues that effect patient care, develop appropriate plans to improve the care and work as a team to implement identified strategies. The council also provides information, insight and recommendations to Beaumont's administrative team. Every nursing unit within Beaumont is represented on the council.
The mission statement of the PNC is "The Patient is the Center Of All We Do". With this mission statement in mind, the council ensures a consistency in standards of practice, excellence in patient care across the continuum, and a high level of satisfaction with the nursing role practice. Current focus of Beaumont's PNC includes:
- patient satisfaction
- patient/employee safety
- patient care issues
- staff satisfaction and retention
- staff recognition
- Magnet recognition
- legacy/community service projects
- resource utiliztion: staffing models
- Daisy Award recognition
- evidence based nursing and research
- public perceptions of nursing
- increasing communication and visibility of leadership for staff
Beaumont's chief nursing officers collaborate regularly to ensure patients receive a consistent approach to their nursing care among all of Beaumont's hospitals and medical centers.