Employee Handbook Template
A ready-to-use employee handbook for Nurse Owned practices. Use this for essential standard operating procedures (SOP) and improve communication with your team!
This 62-page, customizable Employee Handbook Template was created by Wendy Wright, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP; owner of Wright & Associates Family Healthcare, PLLC and Lead Advisor to The American Academy of Nurse Entrepreneurs.
It has been reviewed by an employment attorney, and undergone the test of 10+ years in practice.
This template provides suggestions and examples for an employee handbook and can be customized to fit your company’s policies as well as federal, state and local laws.
It is intended to be a sample, and it may or may not reflect the compliance issues relevant to your state, locality or organization. Any employee handbooks should be reviewed by your legal counsel for compliance with federal and state laws and regulations and should be modified to suit your company’s culture and practices.
Wendy is a 1992 graduate of the Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts and completed a family nurse practitioner post-master’s program in1995. She received her doctorate of nursing practice from the University of Alabama in 2019.
Wendy is an adult and family nurse practitioner and the owner of two, nurse practitioner-owned and operated clinics within New Hampshire named: Wright & Associates Family Healthcare. Her family practices have won numerous awards, including Top Providers in New Hampshire 2018, Top 20 Fastest Growing Family Business, and Top 20 Women-Owned Business in New Hampshire. In addition, she is the Owner of Partners in Healthcare Education, a medical education company. She is the Past President of NPACE and the Senior lecturer for Fitzgerald Health Education Associates.
She is the recipient of numerous awards and was chosen by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as the 1999 recipient of the New Hampshire State Excellence Award. In addition, she received the 2009 NH Nurse Practitioner of the Year and the 2014 Top 5 Women in New Hampshire Business Award. In 2005, she was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; in October 2014, a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, and in March 2017, a Fellow into the National Academies of Practice.
She is the founder of the NH Chamber of Entrepreneurial Nurse Practitioners, an organization designed to assist nurse practitioners with independent practice issues. In addition to full-time clinical practice, she presents nationally to different audiences and has been a speaker at over 1000 conferences in 47 states. She is the nurse practitioner representative to the State of NH Immunization Advisory Board. She has been a medical media spokesperson for numerous companies and has appeared on radio, television, and in print magazines. Wendy is frequently consulted by malpractice attorneys around the area of clinical practice and has worked on more than 100 malpractice cases involving nurses and nurse practitioners.