The department of nursing at Johns Hopkins Bayview fosters a climate of personal and professional growth, and supports nursing staff with the resources they need to practice safe, evidence-based nursing in a caring environment. Our nurses deliver the promise of nursing through nursing excellence with a caring touch. Together, we value resilience, integrity, trust and respect.
No matter the stage in their careers, Johns Hopkins Bayview nurses play a vital role in the accomplishments of the Medical Center. Always keeping the needs of their patients in mind, our nurses make connections between the everyday operations of their units and the strategic imperatives of Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Values That Bind Our Nurses TogetherOur Professional Practice Model
In 2018, the Professional Practice Council, the shared-decision making body at Johns Hopkins Bayview, reinvigorated the nursing professional practice model to incorporate the themes of patient- and family-centered care, interdisciplinary collaboration and professional nursing practice.
Shared Decision-Making at Johns Hopkins Bayview
Nurses become a lifeline to many patients, checking in, treating, and updating them during their stay. Learn how our nurses continue to provide compassionate care to our patients while maintaining support for other areas in the hospital and how nursing has become a part of their life.
Nurses play an important role in strategic planning at Johns Hopkins Bayview. Front-line nurses from every unit of the Medical Center, including Nurse Practitioners, serve on our Professional Practice Council (PPC).
The PPC is sustained by nurses who are formally empowered to make decisions about clinical practice standards, quality improvement, staff and professional development and research. Unit-based councils and ad hoc councils support strategic planning as well, and engage nurses throughout the campus through four core principles:
- Accountability: The mutual commitment to positive patient-care outcomes.
- Equity: The valuing of every role in the organization.
- Partnership: Nurses' relationships with one another, the patient, or other disciplines.
- Ownership: Membership in the nursing profession, clinical practice, and the work that nurses do as individuals.
At Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, our nursing recognitions are as varied and diverse as the talented people on our nursing units.
Each spring, we celebrate the accomplishments of our dedicated staff by recognizing poster and podium presentations, national speakers, new degrees, promotions and advanced certifications. Peer-to-peer and unit-based distinctions abound in the form of Applause, a Johns Hopkins Medicine rewards program, Patient Safety Stars from the Armstrong Institute, and other internal or external awards.
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Lean Management of Infant Feeding Assessment: Changing Unit Culture to Improve Patient Care
This resource page for a Lean project on infant feeding times, LATCH scores and stool assessment contains the work of patient safety specialist Katharine Giancola, MSN, RN, IBCLC, CPPS C-EFM, C-ONQS, and CUSP team chair Susan Aronson, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM.