This care delivery model eliminates RNs reporting to RNs regarding patient care, flattens the nursing reporting structure, and replaces traditional nurse manager, charge nurse and supervisor positions with additional nurse experts and allied health roles that support direct patient care.
General inpatient population.
Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) is a 99-bed, full service, not-for-profit hospital. SVMW is located in the rural community of Bennington, Vermont serving a population of 15,000 in a catchment area of 50,000. The closest tertiary facility is 45 minutes by ambulance. Southwestern Vermont Medical Center is a Magnet-designated hospital.
Acute care hospital.