Solving Your Nurse Shortage: Long-Term Strategies That Work
Long-term solutions to your nurse shortage
Are you frustrated with nurse staff shortages? Do your “solutions” turn out to be short-term patches that don’t really work? Do you want to stop paying registry fees?
We have assembled a panel of leading hospital executives who are successfully addressing the shortage of nurses and nurse leaders. These C-suiters discuss how they are cutting turnover rates, boosting retention, and saving money in the process. And they answer your questions.
During this 90-minute webcast the speakers talk about what works, and what lessons they’ve learned along the way. Topics include:
- Developing educational partnerships
- Slashing registry and traveler costs
- Forming a Frontline Leadership initiative that fosters creativity
- Promoting bedside nurse retention
- Initiating onsite scholarship programs and clinical academies
- Training staff and molding leaders
- Creating a far-reaching plan to redesign the patient care delivery model
- Answering your questions
FEATURED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Barry Arbuckle, PhD is president and chief executive officer for MemorialCare Medical Centers, Fountain Valley, CA, national leaders in developing and implementing successful solutions to nursing and other workforce shortages. The system, with annual revenues of more than $1.6 billion, includes active Graduate Medical Education, clinical training, research programs, and philanthropic foundations with nearly $300 million in assets. Its many accolades include Top Leadership Team in the U.S. by HealthLeaders, Most Wired Health System for eight consecutive years from Hospitals & Health Networks, Top 100 Most Integrated Health Systems in Modern Healthcare, Best Governed Hospital Systems in the U.S. by The Governance Institute, and HealthGrades 5 Star Performer for many clinical services. Arbuckle is chairman of the Board of National Healthcare Services, a for-profit division of MemorialCare targeting private equity investments in healthcare. He is also immediate past Chair of the California Hospital Association, which includes more than 450 hospitals throughout the state.
Dawn Murphy is vice president of human resources for Saint Luke’s Health System, Kansas City, MO, where she is involved in an innovative team effort charged with redesigning the patient care delivery model, which could have important implications for nurse staffing. Before that, Murphy, who has over twenty-seven years in both for profit and not-for-profit organizations, served as the employee relations officer for the American Nurses Association. Prior to winning the 2003 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Saint Luke’s Hospital won the Missouri Quality Award in 1995, 1999 and 2002. Murphy functioned as the Category 5 (Staff Focus) leader for the 1999 and 2002 Missouri Quality Award application process, and the 2002 and 2003 Malcolm Baldrige award application process. Murphy has been trained as a Missouri Quality Award examiner, and is currently on the Board of Overseers for the Missouri Quality Award. St. Luke's Hospital also has received Magnet designation.
Jane Swaim is senior vice president and chief nursing officer, St. Elizabeth Medical Center/St. Luke Hospitals in the Greater Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky area. Swaim is responsible for the overall operations and direction of nursing services across the system, encompassing 1,082 beds and 2,395 FTEs. With over 40 years of experience in healthcare, she has held a variety of positions from Staff Nurse to Supervisor to Clinical Nurse Specialist to Director to Vice President, Nursing /Chief Nursing Officer. Throughout her career, Swaim has led many innovative programs and services to create an empowered and involved workforce and a supportive work environment for nurses. For this, St. Elizabeth was named one of five organizations in the country as a "Destination Nursing Hospital" by the Advisory Board Company in Washington, D.C. In 2006, she led her organization to achieve MagnetT designation. Her staff has been recognized for their outstanding contributions for cardiac care in the Wall Street Journal and the OR Manager magazine, as well as in Fit Pregnancy magazine as one of the top 10 places in the country to have a baby. For the last two years, the Business Courier has named St. Elizabeth as one of Greater Cincinnati's Best Places to Work. Swaim has written several chapters in textbooks and been a guest speaker on various topics in the healthcare arena.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Chief Executive Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Chief Quality Officer, VP of HR, COO, VP for Patient Safety, VP of Quality.
ABOUT OUR UNDERWRITER
COPE Health Solutions (COPE) is a leading health care corporation based in Los Angeles, California. Its talented team of health care experts work with hospitals, clinics and health care organizations across the country to develop integrated health care delivery networks and grow the health workforce needed to staff them. COPE partners with its clients and entire communities to assess and analyze the current state of health care, including historical trends and future opportunities. Experienced program teams leverage its core competencies and the unique strengths of the client and community to design, implement and manage long-term financially sustainable solutions. For more information go to www.copehealthsolutions.org.
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