Our Nursing Vision and Mission:
James Nursing is vital to the OSUCCC-James' three-part mission of patient care, research and education. James Nurses support the Comprehensive Cancer Center’s mission through our vision of being world-class leaders in oncology nursing by embracing excellence while providing personalized, compassionate care to our patients and their families.
Our Nursing Philosophy:
We believe in advocating for innovative and collaborative nursing care for our patients; supporting and guiding patients along the pathways of cancer prevention, treatment and adjustments to life with cancer; empowering patients with knowledge, while embracing hope for the future.
We believe that Caring:
-- is communicated through our words, actions and presence;
-- is a holistic approach to patient care;
-- enables us to impart hope along the entire cancer continuum.
We believe that Excellence:
-- is delivered by a competent nursing team;
-- is demonstrated through quality nursing care resulting in optimal outcomes;
-- requires accountability for our nursing practice.
We believe that Discovery:
-- supports evidence-based nursing practice;
-- fosters innovative patient care through research;
-- promotes professional growth and development.
Value Statements -- We Care
World-Class -- We are committed to being world-class cancer nursing leaders.
Empowered -- We recognize the need to empower patients and families with knowledge.
Compassionate -- We are compassionate and caring to our patients, their families, our community and to each other.
Accountable -- We are accountable to our patients, our peers and ourselves.
Respectful -- We value diversity and respect the dignity of all people.
Excellent -- We strive for excellence in all we do.