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Kimberley Donaldson Named Nurse Manager at Hot Springs

Kimberley Donaldson Named Nurse Manager at Hot Springs

Kimberley Donaldson, BSN, has been named nurse manager for 4E Medical/Surgical Unit and IP Wound at SVHS. Kimberley has been a nurse for 13 years, primarily practicing in the med-surg setting. She completed her bachelors degree in nursing at Arkansas Tech University in 2014.

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Emergency Codes to be Updated Nov. 13

Emergency Codes to be Updated Nov. 13

CHI St. Vincent will update its emergency codes Nov. 13. The new codes will use plain language and will eliminate the need for most color codes. In early November, leaders will distribute new coworker badges with updated codes. New emergency red books will also be distributed in early November. The new codes will allow coworkers […]

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RN Deadline to Submit Credentials for Bonuses is Oct. 20

RN Deadline to Submit Credentials for Bonuses is Oct. 20

The deadline for RNs to submit critical care competencies certification for related bonuses is Friday, Oct. 20. Documentation should be submitted to your supervising manager. RNs with the following competencies will receive additional compensation: Left Ventricle Assist Device (LVAD) Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Impella® device Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) External Ventricular Drain Bonuses are […]

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Hot Springs Welcomes New Docs

Hot Springs Welcomes New Docs

To get to know the newest members of the Medical Staff, the team at Hot Springs hosted a “meet and greet” reception. More than 120 folks dropped by to meet these new doctors and fellowship together. #chilivingourmission  

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International Coworker Recognition at Hot Springs

International Coworker Recognition at Hot Springs

To celebrate our coworker diversity and the arrival of nurses from the Philippines, Hot Springs hosted an international potluck on September 28. Coworkers from various parts of the world brought food and celebrated their heritage with those around them during a time of fellowship and fun. #chilivingourmission

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Nursing Update Fair at Hot Springs

Nursing Update Fair at Hot Springs

Focusing on nursing updates around patient experience, nursing quality, coworker engagement and professional practice (clinical ladder and shared governance) is a top priority for leadership in Hot Springs. That’s why they hosted a football-themed Nursing Update Fair on September 28 that more than 100 nurses attended. Updates discussed included: Clinical Ladder packets Clinical Ladder Education […]

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2017 Heritage Award Nominees and Recipients

2017 Heritage Award Nominees and Recipients

Congratulations to all of the 2017 Heritage Award recipients and nominees. See photos from the ceremonies and click the names below to watch a video from each of the award recipients. 2017 Award Recipients Sister Margaret Vincent Blandford Leadership Award  Bobby Abbott – Infirmary Sister Teresa Joseph Babcock Service Excellence Award Joe Wishard – Infirmary Megan Kellar– North […]

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Sponsoring Fine Arts Students in Hot Springs

Sponsoring Fine Arts Students in Hot Springs

We recently supported Lakeside High School’s Fine Arts program by sponsoring a student in their Color Run. Cameron Hicks is the daughter of Kim Chance, a coworker at Heart Clinic Arkansas – Hot Springs. Our sponsorship will help fund transportation costs for fine arts students to attend educational workshops with professionals at Walt Disney World in […]

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Leaders Focus on Resilience and Patient Experience

Leaders Focus on Resilience and Patient Experience

CHI St. Vincent leaders from hospitals and clinics gathered on Sept. 20-21 for the quarterly Leadership Development Institute (LDI). As always, a major focus was on performance with our nine Living Our Mission measures. Among many celebrations was a “spotlight award” given to the Measurement Team for outstanding work to align our organizational goals. The […]

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2% Pay Increase Effective in September

2% Pay Increase Effective in September

As part of our Living Our Mission journey, recruiting and retaining coworkers remains a significant goal for our ministry’s success. To stay market competitive, a 2% pay increase will become effective on September 24 and will reflect on the October 13 paychecks. (CHIPs coworkers’ raises are effective September 17 and will reflect on their October 6 […]

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