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ONBOARDING: Six Important Pillars

21 September, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Part two of a two part blog series Editor’s Note: In Tuesday blog post, John described the disastrous start to a CNO’s new job.  Things only got worse and she resigned before her 80th day on the job.  Today’s post discusses what a best-in-class program should look like. Podcast Rescheduled:  Wednesday’s podcast did not air […] Read more»

An Executive’s Disastrous Start In A New Job

19 September, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
“My takeaway from my new employee orientation experience is that it is the place where you go to learn how to be fired,” a Vice President said. Mary Elizabeth’s first day on the job as the new Chief Nursing Executive for a suburban hospital was a disaster. It only went down hill from there. As […] Read more»

Challenges of CEO Recruiting In Rural Healthcare

27 April, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
The most important responsibility a governing board has — whether it is for a large corporation or small, rural community hospital — is the selection of a CEO. The obstacles to achieving success are significant regardless of the size of the enterprise. For the governing board of a rural community hospital, the challenges are exacerbated […] Read more»