Boone Health is committed to developing and maintaining the structure and processes required to empower professional nurses. Using this empowerment, nurses are actively assisting Boone Health meet its goal to be the national model among health care delivery organizations in patient advocacy, clinical quality, medical research, employee satisfaction and financial stability.
As nurses are supported in professional development, they become better prepared to exemplify the shared principles of Boone Health:
“We are patient-focused, disciplined, knowledge-driven and motivated leaders. We demonstrate trust, dignity and respect, high ethical standards and behaviors, team work and accountability.”
Boone Health empowers nurses with an active commitment to professional development and the advancement of professional nursing practice. Through unit practice councils and other decision-making teams, Rapid Improvement Events (RIEs), councils and committees, nurses develop and evaluate their collective clinical practice.
This is enhanced through interprofessional collaboration and communication by nurses at all levels who ensure safe patient care is delivered effectively and supports the organization’s mission, vision and goals.
The organization supports professional development financially through access to scholarships and a generous tuition reimbursement program for obtaining and advancing degrees in nursing.