Flexible Work + Healthcare: Courtnay Caufield of Cedars-Sinai
On this episode of The Handoff, executive nurse leader Courtnay Caufield joins Dan to talk about her early experience as a travel nurse and how it informed her more recent experience hiring, managing and working with travel nurses. She offers useful insights on staffing plans, as well as best practices around onboarding, deploying and gathering feedback from flexible workers.
Courtnay is the Executive Director of Women’s and Children’s Services at Cedars Sinai, where she oversees Pediatrics, PICU, NICU, OBGYN, MFCU, and Postpartum. She started as a nurse in the Special Care Nursery at Trios Health and eventually worked her way up to become the director of the Surgical Services and Surgical Pediatrics unit. Today she is an executive nurse leader and recently finished the AONL executive nurse fellowship. You can find her on Twitter @pedinursegeek.
The transcript for this episode can be found here.