Prospective Nurses

Prospective Nurses

If you are a skilled nurse who is committed to providing quality care, PinnacleHealth can help you take your career to the next level.

Shared Governance

PinnacleHealth uses a shared governance model to create an ideal work environment, improve patient care, and foster collaboration, shared decision making and accountability. Our respected nurses work with physicians, leadership and other staff to provide the best possible care to patients.

Our nurses also participate in a number of councils, including:

  • Practice Council
  • Professional Nurse Council
  • Quality Council
  • Leadership Council
  • Research & Evidence-Based Council

Professional Opportunities

Whether you are interested in pediatrics or geriatrics, inpatient or outpatient, or any discipline in between, PinnacleHealth can help you reach your fullest potential. In addition to our array of clinical practices, we offer a number of professional opportunities, including the ability to obtain advanced certifications and participate in continuing education.

If you wish to further your education, PinnacleHealth employs a number of Advanced Practice Nurses (APN), including:

  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified registered Nurse Anesthetists
  • Certified Nurse-Midwives

Continuing Education at the Learning Institute

The Employee Education and Development division of the PinnacleHealth Learning Institute has staff educators and two managers who provide education service our nursing staff.

Course offerings include:

  • PinnacleHealth System orientation
  • Nursing and clinical orientation
  • Role specific courses
  • Dysrhythmia
  • Basic cardio-pulmonary
  • Unit secretary content
  • Patient care assistant (PCA)
  • Preceptor workshop
  • Emergency cardiac care
  • Critical care
  • Emergency department
  • Medical terminology
  • Phlebotomy and IV therapy

Additionally, we offer advanced content in cardiovascular nursing and collaborate with the Nursing Department educators for certification review courses in medical surgical, maternal-child and critical care.

Nurse Residency

Our Nurse Residency provides ongoing education and support for the registered nurse with less than 6 months of acute care nursing experience. The program will include ten monthly sessions that focus on communication, leadership, quality, evidence-based practice, safety, patient centered care and emergency skills. Each session is led by facilitators who are experienced clinicians and educators.

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