Dr. Janice Ugale’s Next Chapter
July 21, 2021
We give our new nurses the training, support and mentorship they need to excel and feel at home at Vail Health.
The nursing shortage in the U.S. has reached unprecedented levels. As such, hospitals must begin hiring new nursing graduates, which comes with a challenge.
The turnover rate for nursing graduates in their first three years of employment is 50 percent – something that is largely due to the lack of proper training and mentoring by employers.
At Vail Health, we aim to change that. Our new 12-month Transition to Practice Program will give new graduates the focused support, on-the-job training and mentoring they need to become long-term team members with us.
The goals of our Transition to Practice Program are to:
With your generous support, our incoming nursing graduates will get the training and mentoring they need to continue growing in their profession.