, the nurses of Kettering Health Network, provide excellence in professional nursing practice as we incorporate our core values and strive to optimize patient outcomes.
||Our commitment to work with integrity to promote excellent outcomes of patients entrusted to our nursing care.
||Our commitment to develop and apply effective interventions to meet our patients' needs.
||Our commitment to give of ourselves with compassion, kindness and respect to all, through God's love.
||Our commitment to continually enhance our knowledge and skills, and utilize technology to provide nursing practice that is efficient, caring and effective.
||Our commitment to collaborate, with the interdisciplinary team, to improve the quality of life of the people in the communities we serve.
|WE advocate for patients along the continuum of their lives.|
|WE provide professional, holistic nursing care in a safe environment to improve the quality of life of all persons in our care.|
|WE promote continuity of care for the whole person using the nursing process in a collaborative interdisciplinary approach.|
|WE value and respect the spiritual and cultural diversities of all persons.|
|WE support and protect patients' moral, legal and ethical rights to privacy and confidentiality as recipients of our individualized professional nursing care.|
|WE respect and believe in the rights of patients, regardless of age, to be both informed and active participants in healthcare decisions.|
|WE promote our current and future personal and professional growth and development through our shared experiences, education, research and mentorship.|
|WE regard continuing competence as a hallmark of professionalism and a means by which we, as members of the nursing profession, can be held accountable to society.|
|WE foster innovation in the ever-changing healthcare environment in an effort to ensure quality patient care.|
|WE support a professional practice model that incorporates a shared governance structure.|
|WE believe that professional nurses are accountable for their practice Nursing care is planned, implemented and evaluated by a RN in collaboration with physicians and other members of the multidisciplinary team.|
|WE promote collaboration between nursing leadership and bedside nurses on issues related to professional nursing practice.|