Nursing Leadership

Clinical Improvement & Nursing Research Council (CINRC)

  • Reviews and makes recommendations related to issues of quality, performance improvement, evidence-based practice, and research in nursing
  • Serves as a conduit for nursing quality and research between the organizational level and clinical nurses through programs such as: Nursing Sensitive Indicator

(NSI) kudos, Child’s Voice patient satisfaction project, research protocol review, quality data tracking and strategy with clinical area Culture of Nursing Excellence (CONE) teams

Subcommittees: 
Nursing Quality Committee (NQC)
Nursing Research Advisory
Council (NRAC)

Resource Council

  • Collaborates with the nurse executive team to establish priorities for human and fiscal resources
  • Enhances recruitment and retention strategies in nursing
  • Initiatives include Bear Buddies, Float Pool development, Nurse

Ambassador Program, BEAR LIVING: A Resource Guide for Children’s National Nurses
Subcommittees: 
Patient/Family Education Council
Autism Awareness Team

Practice Council

  • Promotes nursing standards through evidence-based practice
  • Evaluates and integrates unit based practice and evidence based research to ensure excellence in nursing care
Subcommittees: 
Safe Nursing Practice
Comfort Team

Professional Development Council

  • Offers opportunity for greater involvement in Shared Nursing Leadership
  • Provides input in nursing professional development planning
  • Initiatives include Nurse’s Day, Patient Support Technician Day, Nursing Grand Rounds, Peer Review
Subcommittees: 
Nursing Clinical Ladder
Mentoring Program

Innovation Council

  • Initiates improvements and advancements for the benefit of our patients, families, and staff
  • Projects include Daisy Award, Nursing Nomination Advisory Committee, RN Communication
  • Project, Environmental Sustainability

Subcommittees: 
Informatics and Technology