This list includes 16 chief nursing officer posts at hospitals and health systems based in 12 states with multiple openings in Minnesota, Tennessee and Wisconsin. Job titles range from assistant chief nursing officer to vice president.
The Administrators of Nursing Education in Wisconsin says more nurse educators will be needed to prevent future shortages of nurses. "Faculty shortages at nursing schools across the country are limiting student capacity at a time when the need for professional registered nurses continues to grow," the American Association of Colleges of Nursing said in a report.
Denver Health is creating a Y2K-themed virtual escape room that incorporates training about the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators. The gamified training will be launched during National Nurses Week, May 6-12, and it follows the health system's use of an online scavenger hunt as part of its campus orientation.
Health care professionals and organizations are working to understand and address racism in health care and health equity, and experts say it requires systemic change as well as creating community partnerships. "We need to acknowledge, openly, loudly, that there were flaws in the way we treated minority communities which have led to the underlying health care disparities that we see today," New Orleans East Hospital CEO Dr. Takeisha Davis told the virtual MedCity INVEST conference.
The US House has passed The Paycheck Fairness Act -- a bill aiming to increase workplace protections for female workers and close the gender pay gap. The bill makes it illegal for employers to seek salary history information when recruiting and protects workers who discuss their salaries, while President Joe Biden stated, "Closing the gender pay gap is more than just an economic imperative -- it's a moral imperative as well."
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