Nursing Strategic Plan

FY 2020-2023


Mission: To reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality Franciscan health care ministry

Nursing Vision: Enhancing the delivery of Franciscan inspired nursing care with compassion, quality and excellence.

Advance Mission

  • Improve patient experience by 10% (top box) on Mission question: nurses explain things in a way you understand.
  • Increase staff compliance of appropriate use of mission containers as evidenced by an increase in weight of outgoing mission items by 5%.
  • Implement Daisy recognition for nursing and BEE recognition program for other colleagues as measured by 10% improvement in colleague engagement question “I am satisfied with the recognition I receive for doing a good job.”

Embrace Excellence

  • Partner with EWD Falls Committee and co-lead fall prevention as evidenced by a 5% decrease in falls (baseline 2018).
  • Decrease CAUTI (catheter associated urinary tract infection) rate by 25% (baseline 2018).

Develop our People

  • Create a Healthy Practice Environment related to care of the caregiver as measured by an increase of 10% in colleague engagement question, “the organization supports me in balancing my work and personal life.”
  • Increase nursing education preparation to BSN or higher by 10% annually by 2020.
  • Evaluate knowledge retention of newly hired EWD assistive personnel as evidenced by same or improved test scores 3 months following Path to Proficiency attendance. (Clinical Education and Research Council)

Drive Value

  • Maintain an EWD system average < 9.8 pounds of linen per patient per day.
  • Create a process to engage colleagues in identification of waste opportunities measured by a 10% improvement on the colleague engagement question, “I have the tools I need to do my job”.
  • Continue standardization of nursing practices through policies, procedures, forms and education utilizing evidence and best practice as evidenced by a 10% increase in divisional policies. (Nursing Leadership Council)
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