Tag Archives: Nurses

Sharing the ABCs of Healthcare Careers Starts with Local Elementary School

by Wayne Wilson, PHR, MBA Director, Human Resources Methodist Health System It’s no secret that hospitals and other healthcare organizations are scrambling to fill positions while dealing with shortages of talent in many areas. Innovative organizations like Methodist Health System … Continue reading

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Methodist Richardson Medical Center Achieves Magnet® Recognition

by Irene Strejc, BSN, RN, MPH, CENP, ACHE Vice President of Nursing/Chief Nursing Officer Methodist Richardson Medical Center The call came on the afternoon of May 17, 2017. I’ll never forget it. That’s the day we learned that the American … Continue reading

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Methodist Richardson Achieves Prestigious Magnet® Designation for Nursing Excellence First Methodist Health System hospital to receive designation

Richardson – Methodist Richardson Medical Center recently achieved Magnet® designation for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The ANCC recognition program is viewed around the world as the ultimate credential for high quality nursing. In addition … Continue reading

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Meditation Garden Provides Respite and Rejuvenation for Staff

by Michael Hernandez, CCRN, NE-BC Director of Critical Care Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Om. When was the last time you’ve given yourself the opportunity for a zen moment at your place of work? Now you can at the new meditation … Continue reading

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National Nurses Week: The Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit

By Karla Ramberger, DNP, RN Chief Nursing Executive Methodist Health System Here’s an interesting question to consider … would Florence Nightingale recognize the profession of nursing as it exists today? The automation, the technology, and the greater degree of autonomy … Continue reading

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10 Years and Growing!

by Bridget Flaherty Director of Physician Development Methodist Mansfield Medical Center There’s a big strapping 10-year-old in Mansfield that’s full of energy and excitement. I’m not talking about a child. I’m talking about Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. I can’t believe … Continue reading

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The Secrets to My Nursing Success

Interview with Melissa Mitchell, MSN, RN, CMSRN Director of Education Methodist Mansfield Medical Center To say Melissa Mitchell is a driven, goal-oriented person is an understatement. Throughout her nursing career, her eye has been on the prize ahead. From a … Continue reading

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Finding the Perfect Environment Was Critical to My Career Development

By Dee Drake, BSN, CCRN Certified Critical Care Nurse, Cath Lab Methodist Dallas Medical Center Looking for the perfect nursing environment? A place you can call home? Dee Drake, BSN, CCRN, found that at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, and today … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days to De-stress Your Holidays (hmmmm)

By Kathy Ross, RN, MHA Wellness Director Methodist Health System Have you finished your holiday shopping? Are the cards out? Gifts mailed? Ready for the upcoming family get-together? If not, take heart. You’re not alone. ’Tis the season of excess … Continue reading

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Barbara Madden, A Voice of Experience, Assumes VP/CNO Role

by Barbara Madden, MSN, BSN Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer Methodist Dallas Medical Center A core value woven into the fabric of the Methodist Health System culture is promoting from within. Just ask me, Barbara Madden. I recently accepted the … Continue reading

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