Mission

The Nursing Team at Frankfort Regional Medical Center embraces the delivery of quality patient care that is compassionate, innovative, and culturally sensitive. Our team provides evidence-based care in a collaborative environment that respects the dignity of all individuals.

Vision

Our vision is to be a leader among healthcare organizations by providing a team approach to innovative, personalized healthcare through education, research, and excellent service to every customer, every time.

Philosophy

We believe nursing is a dynamic form of art and science dedicated to improving the physical, psychological, and spiritual well-being of all individuals throughout the continuum of life.

Shared Governance

We believe that nursing staff closest to the point of care, when empowered, will make the best clinical decisions to improve patient outcomes. The three principles inherent to our shared governance structure are the responsibility, autonomy and accountability of the professional nurse. Nursing councils at Frankfort Regional Medical Center include Practice and Professional Development, Clinical Excellence, Research, and Operation councils.

Collaboration

We work to achieve goals through collaboration with other healthcare professionals in a variety of settings. We commit ourselves to support, acknowledge, and nurture one another, creating an environment of mutual respect and caring.

Education and Research

We believe that research and education are vital forces in the advancement of nursing practice. We hold ourselves accountable to continuously grow, both professionally and personally, through ongoing education and certification, and to remain competent in all areas that impact healthcare.

Clinical Excellence

We are committed to providing quality and efficient healthcare through evidence-based nursing practices, utilization of scientific inquiry, critical thinking, and adoption of innovation. We embrace the principles and position statements of the Kentucky Board of Nursing and the Kentucky Nurse Practice Act.