Broward Health Imperial Point, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., achieved the Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is one of only five hospitals in the state to receive this designation, according to a news release.
The designation identifies the elements of work environments where nurses can flourish, substantiates the professional satisfaction of nurses at BHIP and identifies it as one of the best places to work.
This designation confirms Broward Health Imperial Point has elite nurses who ensure excellence in care every day for every patient, CNO Sandra Todd-Atkinson, EdD, RN, said in the release. By providing a nurturing environment for our nurses, and allowing them to control their own practice, theyre encouraged to reach their full professional potential while providing safe and compassionate care.
The designation is granted based on the confirmed presence specific criteria. For an organization to earn the distinction, it must successfully undergo a thorough review process that documents foundational quality initiatives in creating a positive work environment as defined by nurses and supported by research, according to the release. These initiatives must be present in the facilitys practices, policies and culture. Nurses in the organization verify the presence of the criteria in the organization through participation in a confidential online survey.
As a Pathway to Excellence designated organization, BHIP is committed to nurses, to what nurses identify as important to their practice and to valuing nurses contributions in the workplace, according to the release. This designation confirms to the public that nurses working at BHIP know their efforts are supported. The honor encourages other nurses to join their colleagues in this desirable and nurturing environment.
Broward Health, providing service for more than 75 years, is a nationally recognized healthcare system in South Florida. Broward Health includes Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group, Broward Health International, Broward Health Urgent Care and Broward Health Foundation.