An all-encompassing program that enables you to fulfill your potential
and achieve your professional goals.
St. Joseph Health has created a unique Nursing Center of Excellence in
order to empower, support and develop nurses in every way possible.
The Center is based on five eternal core values: Dignity, Excellence, Justice,
Compassion and Integrity. These fundamental principles are integrated
with Domains of Professional Practice and key organizational components
to create our dynamic Professional Practice Model. To learn more about
our theory of nursing, click
here to watch a video on the Jean Watson Theory of Human Caring.
Our goal is to achieve optimal patient outcomes through accountability,
responsibility, collaboration, professional growth and development of
each healthcare team member. To fulfill this ideal, we have developed
the following organizational/environmental elements in support of our
Make a meaningful impact through our Shared Governance Model
Our shared Governance Model gives a voice to our staff nurses in decisions
regarding their professional practice and work environment.
Our Nurses lead and participate on shared governance councils, which include:
- Clinical Development Council
- Clinical Practice Council
- Nursing Research Council
- Nursing Advisory Council