Vision: Coordinating Council will be the lead council in supporting autonomous nursing practice through shared leadership.
Mission: Coordinating Council will cast the shared vision for professional nursing at York Hospital. We will actualize this vision by integrating the activities of the hospital, service line and unit shared decision making councils.
2009 Coordinating Council
|Patricia Pollack, RN, BA|
2008 Coordinating Council
Kelly Gipson, RN, BSN has been a member of the York Hospital Shared Decision Making councils since the inception in 2003 and served as chair of Practice Council prior to Coordinating Council. Kelly is a 1998 graduate of York College, and has worked at York Hospital since graduation. Kelly's clinical experience includes 6 Main, PACU and MSICU. In January 2008, Kelly was promoted to be the associate patient safety officer at York Hospital and continues in that role. Kelly has been the treasurer for Eta Eta chapter of Sigma Theta Tau since 2005 and has participated in graduate classes at York College.
Coordinating Council Accomplishments 2008-2009
2007 Coordinating Council
Beth Ann Allison
Beth Ann Allison is completing her second year as chair of the York Hospital Coordinating Council. Beth Ann is the first clinical staff nurse to chair this executive shared decision-making council. She is a 25-year veteran of York Hospital and previously served as the chair and chair elect of the Practice Council. Beth Ann received her bachelor's degree from York College and has worked in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit since 1985. She has held the position of director at large for the National Association of Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses and has held various leadership positions at the local chapter of neonatal nurses. Since becoming chair of Coordinating Council, Beth Ann teaches Shared Decision Making to all new RNs at New Nursing Orientation, and team teaches SDM with Valerie Hardy-Sprenkle, York Hospital's vice president of patient care, to the senior nursing students at York College.
2007 Coordinating Council Accomplishments
2006 Coordinating Council
Beth Ann Allison
Beth Ann Allison is the chair of the York Hospital Coordinating Council. Allison is a 23 year veteran of York Hospital. She started in 1982 on a general medical/surgical floor after graduating from York College of Pennsylvania. In 1985 she transferred to the NICU and has been there since. Allison is currently a Clinical Nurse III and chairperson for the hospital-wide Practice Council. She has also held a position of director-at-large for the National Association of Neonatal Nurses and has held various positions on the local chapter of Neonatal Nurses. Allison is involved in many activities within the NICU such as teaching NRP, outreach education of the S.T.A.B.L.E. Program and neonatal transports.
2006 Coordinating Council Accomplishments