Nashville, TN (PRWEB) May 23, 2013
OnSomble, Inc. has partnered with The Aroostook Medical Center to enhance nurse understanding of the professional role and empower nurses to work at their full capacity.
Roland Joy, vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer at The Aroostook Medical Center, explains, "TAMC nurses are excellent clinicians, and we want to help them take the next step in their profession, teach them that to lead they must follow, encourage them to take pride in being a healthcare professional both in practice and in the community, and help them practice what they learn to create lasting results for our patients. We believe by bringing OnSomble's role-based concepts to our facility, we will be providing our nurses with the tools they need to take these steps."
Dr. Maria O'Rourke, chief strategy officer and chief nursing officer at OnSomble, believes the initiative has transformative power. "Role-based clarity helps all team members reach full role capacity, underscores the pivotal decision-making role of the RN on the interdisciplinary team, and sets the foundation for transforming the practice culture in a manner that recognizes professional role decision-making and practice excellence as a key variables that impacts positive patient outcomes," Dr. O'Rourke explains. "By engaging TAMC's nurses in professional role-based discussions, we will enable them to support Aroostook's mission to restore, maintain and improve the health of its friends and neighbors in a compassionate and professional practice environment."
The Aroostook Medical Center, a not-for-profit organization, is the leading provider of healthcare services in Northern Maine. With over 60 physicians on its active medical staff and a team of over 1000 employees, TAMC is able to offer advanced cancer care, cardiology, dialysis, sleep medicine, imaging, emergency response, and orthopedics services.
OnSomble, Inc. is an online nurse community and role-based professional development company. The company’s various platforms allow nurses the opportunity to network, engage in dialogue, and grow in their personal and professional lives through its exclusive community portal and meet the professional development needs of nurses and global healthcare organizations through its role-based assessment and development software, OnRole. OnSomble has offices in Nashville, TN and San Francisco, CA.