HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The nursing societies of the National Healthcare Career Network (www.NHCNnetwork.org) have joined together to produce a learning series to help nurses in all specialties and experience levels with career management strategies. The first event, which aired in October, drew more than 1,500 registrations.
“We’re pleased with the feedback from attendees to our first event and are very grateful that Ms. Bigos is donating her time and insights to our second one. As CNO at one of Fortune’s “Top 100 Best Places to Work”
Carol Barber, the NHCN’s managing director, announced today that Ardelle Bigos, CNO at Newton Medical Center, an Atlantic Health System facility (www.AtlanticHealth.org/newton), will lead the next webinar. “We’re pleased with the feedback from attendees to our first event and are very grateful that Ms. Bigos is donating her time and insights to our second one. As CNO at one of Fortune’s “Top 100 Best Places to Work,” she and her team put significant emphasis on empowering nurses and encouraging their voices in decision-making. In her webinar, Ms. Bigos will share her thoughts on How Empowering Others Can Power Up Your Career.”
Designed to provide nurses with practical advice from professionals who have walked in their shoes, the Take Charge of Your Nursing Career™ series is supported by the American Hospital Association and sponsored by preeminent nursing societies including the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, Emergency Nurses Association, Association for Women’s Health, Obstetrics & Neonatal Nurses, International Association of Forensics Nurses, National Association of Neonatal Nurses, American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, National Alliance of Wound Care, and Infusion Nurses Society.
Having joined Newton Medical Center’s nursing leadership team in 2003, Ms. Bigos held director-level positions in Quality Resources, Medical-Surgical Services and Acute Care Operations prior to being named CNO. A member of the Nursing Advisory Board, Medical-Surgical Nursing Board, National Association for Healthcare Quality, American College of Healthcare Executives and the Organization of Nurse Executives, she is also a clinical liaison to the Board of Directors of Karen A. Quinlan Hospice in Sussex County, N.J. Ms. Bigos earned a BSN at Trenton State College and MSN at University of Phoenix.
Barber said, “Ms. Bigos will team up with Dr. Phyllis Quinlan, professional nursing coach, for what will be a very relevant and enlightening discussion. Nurses interested in hearing the broadcast are welcome to register online. Registration qualifies attendees for 20% off their next purchase of Crocs® footwear and makes them eligible to win a private coaching session with Dr. Quinlan.”
Link for registration -- http://www.ezcasts.com/estreamingmedia/NHCN/Registration.asp?Client=BW-PR&NHCNSource=email
About Newton Medical Center
In 2012, Newton Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, ranked #1 in the State of New Jersey among hospitals with 350 beds or fewer, by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., one of the nation’s most respected health care research and information companies. Newton Medical Center is a fully accredited, 148-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital serving more than 250,000 people in Warren and Sussex counties in New Jersey, Pike County in Pennsylvania and southern Orange County in New York. Specialty service areas include cardiology, general and vascular surgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology, nephrology, oncology and neurology, mental health and sleep medicine. As the premiere medical facility in the region, Newton Medical Center’s expertise in these areas has earned multiple accolades, including an award for Clinical and Operational Excellence by the VHA and three-year accreditations by both the Commission on Cancer for comprehensive treatment of cancer patients, and by the American College of Radiology for digital mammography services. Newton Medical Center is renowned for its emergency care, with a state-of-the-art and dynamic Emergency Department equipped to handle 45,000 patient visits per year with 30 private treatment areas, new MRI, CT scanner and access to Laboratory and Radiology services. The Charles L. Tice Heart Center for Diagnostic Services offers the latest diagnostic cardiac technology and expert care from Newton Medical Center’s board-certified cardiologists. Newton Medical Center’s Echocardiography Laboratory is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL). Newton Medical Center’s Maternity Center offers 17 rooms, all of which are private, as well as a Level II Intermediate Care Nursery.
Newton Medical Center also operates Milford Health & Wellness Center, Sparta Health & Wellness Center, In Home Health Services Inc. and Vernon Urgent Care, offering a variety of quality care services close to home. As part of Atlantic Health System, Newton Medical Center is dedicated to giving back to the community and provides thousands of hours of healthcare education and screenings, support groups and classes to assist those in need and care to all who come through our doors. Newton Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission.
About the National Healthcare Career Network
Established in 2008, the National Healthcare Career Network (NHCN) is an alliance of over 260 healthcare associations and societies which represent more than 2.5 million members. Built on a shared technology platform for job distribution, the NHCN provides employers with one-click access to recruiting top talent in 13 specialized disciplines.