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change within organization to provide adequate staffing will help to alleviate the shortage issue and nurse burnout. Additionally, it will allow nurses to provide exceptional care. As a result, theculture and climate of the organization will be improved. How the Solution Would Uphold the Organizations Mission and Values
7Northwell Health’s mission and vision is “to improve the health of the communities it serves and is committed to providing the highest quality clinical care, educating the current and future generations of health care professionals, searching for new advances in medicine through the conduct of biomedical research, promoting health education, and caring for the entire community regardless of the ability to pay” (Vision and Leadership - Mission Statement | Northwell Health, n.d). The policy change of increasing the nurse patient ratio will uphold to Northwell’s mission and vision by allowing nurses to provide more of their time and attention to each patient. It will help to improve the culture and climate of the facility due to staff feeling supported by leadership. Lastly, it will allow organization to save money in overtime so it be better spent in other areas such as education and research.ConclusionAccording to Meyer & O’ Brien- Pallas (2010) the basic premise of the open system is that to perform effectively and produce quality outcomes, an organization must structure its nursing units to complement the environment and technology. By changing old ways of doing things, and accepting new ideals, ZHH can perform effectively and produce quality outcomes. By accepting that change is evident and positive and entertaining the ideal of an open system in the staffing issue, ZHH can help to improve its culture and uphold to its mission and vision.
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