Welcome to the Department of Nursing
A Message from Elaine Bridge, DNP, MBA, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
Interim Chief Operating Officer
The profession of nursing provides us with the incredible opportunity and privilege to share in some of the most personal and reflective times in our patients' lives.
At Newton-Wellesley Hospital, our patients' needs and their safety are our top priority. To ensure quality patient care, we offer a supportive work environment and emphasize education, strong teamwork and excellence in recruitment and retention.
- Education. We participate in the training, education and curricula development of our future nurses and other members of our health care team.
- Strong Teamwork. Our team members are encouraged to work collaboratively as they integrate technology into their practice environments.
- Recruitment and Retention. We are committed to continuing education, lifelong learning opportunities, promoting from within and building a talented patient care team.
As the Division of Patient Care Services evolves to meet patients' needs in a dynamic health care environment, we will continue to promote nursing excellence and provide safe, high-quality care.
Newton-Wellesley Hospital's Division of Nursing is committed to providing competent and compassionate patient-centered care. As leaders in practice, our nursing team offers physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual care to our patients and their families. We also provide education and multidisciplinary collaboration to ensure our patients receive the highest levels of wellness, comfort and independence.
Our core values include:
- Accountability and Ownership
- Integrity and Respect
In concert with Newton-Wellesley's mission and goals, the Division of Nursing organizes itself around the Hospital's five pillars of excellence: Service, People, Quality, Finance and Growth.
Training and Development
At Newton-Wellesley Hospital you will have the opportunity to participate in professional development programs that enhance your knowledge and skills. Our commitment to lifelong learning and professional development is evidenced by the multitude of programs offered and collaborations with academic institutions.
Onsite Academic Programs
Nursing courses are offered by Regis College and Healthcare Management courses are offered by Cambridge College.
Some of the programs provided by Newton-Wellesley include:
- Preceptor Course
- Advanced Preceptor Course
- Charge Nurse Workshop
- Leadership Institute
- Service Academy
Our commitment to life-long learning is also demonstrated by providing support for attendance at professional development seminars, college courses, and continuing education programs
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