The greatest lesson of 2020’s recurring, yet extraordinary, circumstances are:
Nursing is integral to the success of any healthcare delivery system, and
The ability to move nurses freely from state to state in a crisis is of critical importance.
It is time for the United States’ nursing model to move to a national licensure model.
Join Terim Dortch, member of the NATHO Clinical Executive Committee and one of the authors of this key white paper.
Terim Dortch, MSN, RN, joined Medical Solutions in 2018. Terim manages a large performance management and clinical services team of nurse managers who interview and oversee the performance of several thousand contingent clinicians working in facilities nationwide. Terim also meets with facility partners to develop an understanding of their hiring expectations and provides insights into onboarding policies for facility partners. Currently, she is co-vice chair of the Clinical Executive Committee for the healthcare travel industry and co-authored a paper to call to action a National Compact License.
Prior to joining Medical Solutions, Terim worked as the Emergency Department Clinical Nurse Supervisor at a major Magnet pediatric trauma facility in Omaha, NE. A former travel nurse herself, she is also an experienced pediatric trauma and Med/Surg nurse leader. Terim received her MSN-nurse executive from Nebraska Methodist College and BSN from the University of Nebraska Medical Center-Lincoln.