Nursing is about giving – care, hope and time – to patients and visitors. But what SMH’s outreach nursing team shows the young people in the community – especially high schools students – that they can give back.
Being a Magnet designated hospital, SMH has been recognized as one of the best in the country for quality of care. A preceptor (mentor) is assigned to new nurses for the first 14 months. And for experienced nurses, there are multiple options for continued growth.
A nursing shortage exists not only in Florida, but also at a national level. Various reasons exist, including school capacity and nursing educators availability. Listen in on how SMH is being proactive.