t Quality Council
Administers quality improvement plan for nursing through the management of the Patient Care Services scorecard and the identification, prioritization and monitoring of performance improvement initiatives.
t Education Council
Ensures educational standards are defined, appropriately implemented and maintained to promote professional growth, development and ongoing clinical competency.
t Research Council
Guides advancement of nursing knowledge by identifying and making available the resources to support nurses in the utilization of evidence based practice and generation of new knowledge; Establishes systems to assist nurses in their understanding, evaluation and conduct of research.
t Operations Council
Addresses management and optimization of (1) fiscal resources, (2) material resources, (3) human resources, (4) staff support, and (5) organizational systems.
t Shared Leadership Council
Coordinates the work of house-wide shared governance councils and integrates the work of unit-based shared governance councils.
House-wide council membership model
Membership for our house-wide councils is recommended to consist of one (1) primary and one (1) alternate clinical nurse representative from each nursing specialty area within the health system. Please see the below-listed table outlining the proposed delineations for nurse specialties.
|CHOG Perioperative Services|
|Neonatal ICU & Transport|
|Pediatric ICU & Transport|
|Pediatric Med-Surge (4C/5C)|
|SICU & STU|
|MICU & IMC|
|Adult Emergency Services|
|CHOG Emergency Services|
|Adult Med-Surg (4S/7N)|
|Adult Med-Surg (7S/8S)|
|Adult Med-Surg (4W/5W)|
|Adult Med-Surg: Oncology (5N/5S)|
|Adult Med-Surg: Neuro (3N/3W/4E)|
|Cardiology: Inpatient (CICU/6N)|
|Cardiology: Outpatient & Procedural|