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NursesHousekeepingNASHVILLE, TN - Vanderbilt University Medical Center's latest budget moves mean nurses will be responsible for a lot more than patient care. Vanderbilt nurses will now be in charge of cleaning patients' rooms, even bathrooms.

"Cleaning the room after the case, including pulling your trash and mopping the floor, are all infection-prevention strategies. And it's all nursing, and it's all surgical tech. You may not believe that, but even Florence Nightingale knew that was true," said a hospital administrator to staff in a video. Read more »

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