Professional Resource for Nurses

4320 Stevens Creek Blvd., Suite 128

San Jose, CA 95129

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Executive Council Meeting Minutes for October 28, 2015


Officers present: President- Jean Christen, VP- Danielle Herbst, Secretary- Judy Hannah, Nurse Advocate- Michele Machiels, CUR LG- Catharine Walke,


Unit Representatives and guests from both MV and LG present

  • Call to order: 6 PM


  • Minutes were approved as posted on the website for:  July 29,2015


  • Old Business:


Meet and Greet- great turnout

Care Coordinators voted to come back to PRN-in negotiations with ECH

Emails- good response

OBED- going better

Breaks- still a big issue

HC recalculating q4h? 2hr HC’s, every unit doing it differently


  • New Business:


Travelers and Bullying



Survey going out soon

Matrix vs Acuities- discussion, way it was/was not presented

No HCAP bonus


  • Open Forum:


OR- ‘Call’ distribution

HC’s- should be the same on MSO- get HC-cont to keep HC if staffing allows and you want it

New Interim Manager on 3B

Code 45 memo

Breaks- non compliant, not getting 15 min breaks


Vacations- seniority vs no seniority

Holiday schedule posted late

  • Announcements:

  • Next Executive Board Meeting: November 2, 2015  at the PRN office from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. PRN reps. may attend by invitation.

  • Next Executive Council Meeting: January 27, 2016 at El Camino Hospital Conference Room G from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. All PRN members are invited to attend.


  • Adjournment: 8:00PM