If you are a skilled nurse who is committed to providing quality care, PinnacleHealth can help you take your career to the next level.
Nurses with less than six months of acute care experience will be automatically enrolled in the Nurse Residency Program. Planned experiences are designed so you can learn safe nursing practices and receive an additional level of support beyond orientation. Six educational sessions are provided during the first year of practice. Learn more about our Nurse Residency Program here.
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
A nurse should work for PinnacleHealth because we have received numerous awards; we’re one of the leaders of care in south central Pennsylvania. We’re a Magnet facility where nurses have a voice. They help with tuition assistance to go back to school. Everybody here is friendly and professional. It’s just an amazing place to work.” — Lindsay Burfeind, RN, PinnacleHealth
Whether you are interested in caring for pediatrics or geriatrics, 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.
PinnacleHealth employs a number of nursing specialties including:
- Certified Registered Nurse
- Clinical Nurse Specialists
- Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners
- Certified registered Nurse Anesthetists
- Certified Nurse-Midwives
- Licensed Practical Nurse
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.
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.