Mission, Philosophy and Core Values
The mission of nursing at Boone County Hospital is to provide excellent compassionate and personalized care focusing on enhancing the well-being of patients and their families.
It is the belief of the Nursing Department at Boone County Hospital that our fundamental purpose is to deliver the highest quality of nursing care possible to our patients and by doing so, we are reflecting the vision and values of our organization. We support an environment that promotes excellence in nursing practice by emphasizing these key principles:
Nursing care for each patient and family is individualized, compassionate, and respectful to needs. We believe patients are participants in their own care having the right to make choices in the delivery of their health care.
Nurses collaborate with patients, families and other health care team members to plan and provide nursing care that will achieve an optimal level of health can wellness.
Excellence in nursing practice is achieved through a commitment to lifelong learning and career growth that includes the involvement of the nurse in shared decision-making and provides venues for the nurse to advocate for the patient in clinical and organizational practices.
We believe in creating a work environment for nurses that nurtures and supports clinical excellence, education, and shared governance, fostering the recruitment and retention of nursing staff who demonstrate the highest level of integrity, competence, and qualifications.
Nursing Core Values
The individual needs of our patients and families guide our compassionate nurse care.
By working together as a team, we create an environment that inspires trust, respect, collaboration and accountability to each other and to our patients.
Our nursing practice reflects the vision of being trusted leaders in promoting the health of those we serve.
We are dedicated to serving our community and all who come to us for care--honoring their unique and diverse needs. We perform in a way that communicates with are here to serve.
We are committed to excellence in nursing by creating a culture of lifelong learning that integrates evidence-based practice and professional growth. We pursue the highest standards in quality care, service, and patient satisfaction.