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L.E.G.A.C.Y. Care Delivery Model

Valley Children’s Healthcare's L.E.G.A.C.Y. Nursing Care Delivery Model embraces a philosophy of professional practice that supports an environment of excellence in patient care. The model reflects the components of Magnet® and the mission, vision, core values and philosophy of the organization.

Leadership: The registered nurse coordinates an interprofessional team in the development, implementation and evaluation of an individualized plan of care and optimizing scope of practice through effective delegation and supervision. 

Excellent Patient/Family Care: The primary focus of nursing at Valley Children’s Healthcare is excellence in care, as reflected by quality outcomes. Our care delivery model supports the principles of family-centered care, which emphasizes patient/family engagement.

Growth: The Registered Nurse functions as an expert and resource for the ongoing professional development of nurses and unlicensed assistive personnel, resulting in an environment of continuous learning.

Accountability and Autonomy: Registered Nurses practice with accountability and autonomy consistent with professional standards.  Defined roles and performance expectations provide a framework for optimizing the scope of practice that promotes greater efficiency and quality of care. 

Collaboration: The Valley Children’s Healthcare Nursing Care Delivery Model encourages interprofessional consultation and collaboration in providing an environment of mutual respect resulting in optimal patient care.

Your Professional Practice: Adherence to the elements of the L.E.G.A.C.Y. Nursing Care Delivery Model leads to a professional practice environment that supports empowerment of the care delivery team, maximizing the use of licensed staff with a focus on higher order professional activities.