Spring is a-popping and that means National Nurses Week will be here before we know it.
Nurses Week runs May 6-12 each year, ending on Florence Nightingale’s birthday. The annual week-long celebration is a fantastic opportunity to show your staff how much you value your Nurses.
A little recognition in one form or another goes a long way towards making these tireless, indispensable healthcare professionals feel special and valued within your facility.
This year the American Nurses Association is offering a really neat Nurses Week 2014 Toolkit. The goal is for the kit to act as a resource “that provides you with additional ways to recognize your nursing staff’s professional skills and abilities.”
If your facility wants to celebrate Nurses Week 2014, it’s a good idea to get a plan together now to outline that celebration, and the ANA’s Toolkit can help.
Of course, staffing professionals and hospital administrators are very busy people, but taking the effort to recognize Nurses Week and the important contributions of your Nurse staff will make them happy and encourage a happy working environment for all. Not only is it good for your people, it’s good for your facility.
Happy early Nurses Week!