Ruta Jouniari

National Nurses United Endorses Ruta Jouniari in December 5 Special Election for Florida State Representative District 72

National Nurses United, the nation's largest union of registered nurses, today announced their endorsement of Ruta Jouniari for election as State Representative for Florida’s 72nd District in the special election scheduled for December 5, 2017.

National Nurses Organizing Committee - Florida
November 20, 2017
Florida RNs Put Patients First

RNS Plan Nurse Recruitment Action at Osceola Regional Medical Center Nov. 8

Registered nurses at Oceola Regional Medical Center in Kissimmee will hold a recruiting action Wednesday Nov. 8 to lend a helping hand to hospital officials who say they plan to hire 50 additional RNs.

National Nurses Organizing Committee - Florida
November 7, 2017

Florida RNs Deploying to Puerto Rico With Registered Nurse Response Network

Registered nurses departed from Tampa and Orlando Florida today to join a delegation of up to 50 volunteer registered nurses from across the U.S. headed to Puerto Rico with the Registered Nurse Response Network.

National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United - Florida
October 3, 2017

Sanitation issues continue to hamper Venice Regional Bayfront Health

A series of sewage spills and rodent infestation are just the latest reasons why even some of the doctors who practice at Venice Regional Bayfront Health are raising questions about the facility and its future. The hospital now owned by Community Health Systems (CMS) has it's share of challenges, including the highest rate of hospital associated infections in the State in 2014 to receiving 13 violations of State and Federal regulations from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) in the hospitals handling of the sewage leak in May OF 2015.

Alix Redmonde / My Suncoast News
September 24, 2015
Lower Keys Medical Center

Hospital Sues Nonprofit Leader

Braddock is among 26 defendants in 2015 brought to small-claims court by Lower Keys Medical Center, which is listed as Key West HMA in court records. Community Health Systems absorbed HMA when it bought the Key West hospital a year ago as part of a $7 billion deal.

Gwen Filosa,
June 19, 2015

Nurses Want Solution to 'Epidemic' of Workplace Violence

Members of the National Nurses United union are joining a growing number of industry voices that decry the increasing amount of violence that healthcare workers face on a daily basis, reports ABC News' Tampa, Florida, affiliate.

Leslie Small, FierceHealthcare
January 15, 2015

NNU Nurses Across America March for Healthy Planet, Healthy Patients

A toxic environment leads to illnesses that become a nurse’s job to heal. That’s why 70 National Nurses United (NNU) RNs stood together with 300,000 other marchers to demand environmental justice at the People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C., on Saturday.

National Nurses United

Nurses Join "Our First Stand: Save Health Care" National Day of Action Jan. 15th

Registered nurses will join actions in over 40 U.S. cities Jan. 15th to demand that the new administration and Congress protect and expand millions of Americans access to healthcare, not cut it.

National Nurses United

Florida Medical Center RNs, Supporters Hold Informational Picket

Over 80 nurses and community activists came together today at Florida Medical Center (FMC) in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., calling on the hospital to maintain consistent optimum staffing levels and to provide the best possible care for the community.

National Nurses Organizing Committee - Florida
October 21, 2015
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