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Application for financial support from the Buswell Fund
On behalf of your Southwest Region Nurses Association, I wanted to let you know about an opportunity for financial support available to nurse members at PeaceHealth SW Medical Center.
A former patient has made a donation of $675 intended for nurses at PeaceHealth SW Medical Center in honor of the care she received. We are making these funds available to you and your colleagues in the form of up to 10 awards of $67.50. In the event we have fewer than 10 applicants, the amount will be higher to disperse the donation.
If you are interested in applying, please download and complete the short application form.
If you find yourself in a situation that you believe creates unsafe conditions for patients or for you, you should complete a Staffing Complaint / ADO Form as soon as possible.
By completing the form, you will help make the problem known to management, creating an opportunity for the problem to be addressed. Additionally, you will be documenting the facts, which may be helpful to you later if there is a negative outcome.
WSNA also uses your ADO forms to track the problems occurring in your facility. When you and your coworkers take the important step of filling out an ADO form, you are helping to identify whether there is a pattern of unsafe conditions for you or your patients at your facilities. This information is used by your conference committee, staffing committee, and WSNA labor staff to improve your working conditions.
If called into a meeting with management, read the following to management when the meeting begins:
If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined or terminated, I respectfully request that my union representative be present at this meeting. Without representation present, I choose not to participate in this discussion.