Nursing Mission, Vision & Philosophy
We, the community of nurses, support the mission of Genesis through our intentional presence in all we do.
We demonstrate excellence in clinical care by our commitment to evidence-based practice, quality outcomes, and the delivery of culturally competent patient care in a caring-healing environment.
We promote innovation in clinical practice, programs, and technology through active participation in decision-making and research.
We provide a compassionate and respectful environment for all members of our community through our Professional Practice Model, and patient- and family-centered care.
We recognize leadership exists at every level from the bedside to the boardroom.
We will conscientiously integrate evidence-based practice and research into clinical and operational processes by being innovative and establishing new ways of achieving high quality, outcomes.
We will promote an environment that stimulates, motivates and inspires nurses to both achieve extraordinary outcomes and develop their own leadership capacity.
We will have a professional practice environment that uses multiple strategies to create structures and processes that support a lifelong learning culture that includes professional collaboration and the promotion of role development, academic achievement and career advancement.
Reflective of the Genesis mission, vision, and values, our Department of Nursing philosophy centers on the basic beliefs concerning the key concepts of nursing: person, environment and health. Caring relationships, compassion and evidence-based practice serve as the foundation of nursing care at Genesis. Care is seamless and consistent throughout the health system resulting in a safe, healing environment, leading to excellent outcomes
We believe care decisions must be made in collaboration with the patient and family and respect the inherent dignity and worth of all, unrestricted by considerations of culture, social or economic status, personal attributes, or nature of health problems.
We believe interdisciplinary teams of health professionals working cohesively with patient and family are the most effective and efficient means for achieving the best possible outcomes.
We believe professional nursing is both an art and science-based discipline possessing a unique body of knowledge.
We believe that nursing “owning” their own practice leads to commitment, competence in performance, improved communication skills, and life-long learning, which are crucial to the practice of nursing.
We believe nurses have the right, authority and legislative responsibility to make independent patient care decisions while practicing to the full scope of nursing practice, and whenever possible these decisions should be made at the point of care.
We believe in nursing taking an active role in the selection, implementation, and execution of technology solutions for patient care to enhance patient safety and maximizing efficiency.