board service

  • Boards Need Nurses

    November 19, 2021

    As highly-skilled health professionals, nurses are the backbone of our healthcare system and their unique skills can be used on any board as well. Consider these skills*: A holistic view. RNs recognize the implications of decisions on others. Compatibility. Nurses excel at working in teams across varying disciplines — they do so every day. Accountability. … Read more

  • Path To Nonprofit Board Service

    November 17, 2021

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  • A Nurse’s Strategic Thinking

    A professional nurse is many things: diligent, communicative, unflinching in her standards of professionalism; empathic, detail-oriented, quick-thinking. Effective nurses think strategically, aware of the long view even as they are laser-focused on the details. Whether helping patients, improving workplace logistics, or ensuring that decisions align with long-range goals, nurses are strategic thinkers by nature, skilled at … Read more

  • Types of Boards

    Exploring the types of boards where a nurse may participate may feel overwhelming at first. There are several types, and the purpose of each — as well as members’ roles, responsibilities, and even their naming conventions — isn’t always consistent. What follows is an overview of the various kinds of boards. First, though, let’s start … Read more

  • How To Choose a Board

    Nurses embarking on a path to board service will be served well with some focused goal- and intention-setting in order to land their first position as a trustee, director or committee seat. The process may take time, so it’s a good idea to plan your journey. But how to choose the board you’re targeting? You … Read more

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