Nursing

Magnet Redesignation Message from Brenda

Magnet Redesignation Message from Brenda

A message from Brenda Fischer, PhD, RN, MBA, FACHE, CPHQ, Magnet Program Director: I was pleased to join CHI St. Vincent in January to facilitate our journey for Magnet redesignation for the Infirmary. I wanted all of you to know that we have completed our document for redesignation and will submit them to ANCC on […]






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Hot Springs Nurse Named to Arkansas’ 40 Under 40 List

Hot Springs Nurse Named to Arkansas’ 40 Under 40 List

Janet Smith, RN in Hot Springs, was named to this year’s 40 Under 40 list honoring emerging nurse leaders in Arkansas who are younger than 40 years old. She was chosen out of 80 nominations for the dual roles she plays as a nurse and faculty member of the registered nursing program at National Park College. Janet graduated from […]






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Nurses Tune Into Mind, Body and Spirit

Nurses Tune Into Mind, Body and Spirit

We recently celebrated our biggest group of coworkers: nurses. They enjoyed activities, drawings, blessing of the hands ceremonies and some fellowship (and food). With a theme revolving around caring for your mind, body and spirit, we’re reminding nurses to make some small changes for a big impact! In Inspired Nurse, Too, Rich Bluni (a nurse, […]






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Congress Recap with Nakisha Taylor, RN 5.2.17

Congress Recap with Nakisha Taylor, RN 5.2.17

Nakisha Taylor, RN, recaps the latest Congress news.  






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North Hosts Plaque Dedication in Memory of Marian Williams

North Hosts Plaque Dedication in Memory of Marian Williams

Our North campus will host a Memorial Service and plaque dedication to remember the life and service of coworker, Marian Williams RN, who lost her life in a fatal car accident January 2016. A memorial plaque will be presented to her family to recognize the 25 years of service she gave to the ministry at North. Memorial […]






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Morrilton Nurses Donate Items to Department of Human Services

Morrilton Nurses Donate Items to Department of Human Services

Nurses at Morrilton aren’t just celebrating nurses week with fun activities like pancake breakfasts and an ice cream social, they are giving back to the community as well. They collected and donated food items and gift cards for the children in the care of  the Department of Human Services as part of the annual RICE Project for National Nurses Week. […]






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Flu Season Has Ended!

Flu Season Has Ended!

On May 1st the flu season officially ended. This is good news for the employees who are wearing masks. You no longer have to wear one. Thank you to all employees for doing their due diligence to help keep our patients healthy.






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Coworker Scholarships Deadline is June 2

Coworker Scholarships Deadline is June 2

Coworker scholarships are now available and the deadline is fast approaching for coworkers (including CHIPs and contracted employees) to submit applications. We want to ensure everyone knows about this great opportunity to receive support for advancing their education. Especially our nurses! New this year is the Scholarship for Nursing Education! This is available for coworkers who want […]






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CVICU Nurse, Lynn Peck, receives May 2017 Daisy Award

CVICU Nurse, Lynn Peck, receives May 2017 Daisy Award

Lynn Peck, RN, was the May 2017 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses winner at CHI St. Vincent. Lynn is a CVICU nurse at the Infirmary. Here’s an excerpt from his nomination letter: Because this patient remains in the hospital this is slow coming. Mr. J. was in for open heart surgery. He has to have the less invasive approach, but due […]






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Spring Nursing Fairs Scheduled

Spring Nursing Fairs Scheduled

Expect updates on Patient Care Services: Recruitment and Retention – Patient Safety – Patient Experience – Growth – Coworker Engagement Drop by between the hours. No formal presentation. Hot Springs: Dublin Room Thursday, April 27, 7am-3pm Infirmary: Terrace Room Thursday, May 4, 7am-3pm North: Admin Conf. Room Friday, April 21, 6:30-9:30am Morrilton: Dining Room Monday, […]






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