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.
People are living longer, and as the number of patients increases, nursing staff is stretched thinner. Even with those challenges, there are many rewarding perks being a nurse. Listen in!
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.