The purpose of a mission statement is to represent the overall goal of the organization, to guide the pathways to which they will practice, and provide an overall framework for continued practice. While most mission statements will differ, the overall goal is for continued success and best outcomes for that organization.
Nursing Philosophies of an organization states thought on what is believed to be truthful about the specific profession and usually a theorist who best represents the goal and mission that the organization desires to achieve and maintain while practicing optimal patient outcomes.
During my career, I have worked for a number of different hospitals and long term care facilities. Currently, I am employed full time at Memorial Healthcare System (MHS) in Florida who serves a large population in the South Florida area. According to Memorial Healthcare System’s philosophy, their nurses “reach their goals through professional coll