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Nursing Career Ladder

At USA Health, we value our nurses. We know that their names and faces are the ones most likely to be remembered by patients who seek and receive care.

While every nurse can be a source of compassionate care, there is no substitute for experience. That’s why we’ve instituted a clinical ladder for our nursing staff. This development tool clarifies what is expected from a nurse at any given level. It also provides a defined pathway for nurses who want to advance their careers through the following clearly defined stages:

  • Novice
  • Advanced beginner
  • Competent
  • Proficient
  • Expert

As nurses add to their knowledge and skill sets through additional training, education and certifications, they can become eligible for promotions and increases in pay.

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Aug72020

Nationally certified car seat technicians from USA Health will inspect car seats to ensure they are properly installed. First Friday of the month excluding holidays.

Sep112020

Nationally certified car seat technicians from USA Health will inspect car seats to ensure they are properly installed. First Friday of the month excluding holidays.

Sep132020

USA Health Children's & Women's Hospital is the "Leader in Births," so expectant parents will have peace of mind when they deliver at our hospital.

Sep172020

It's the 13th year for the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute GO Run presented by the Catranis Family Charitable Foundation, and we are going virtual! That means you have the freedom to run wherever you'd like, whether it's on a treadmill, indoor track, or the great outdoors. In addition to our traditional 1 mile fun run/walk and 5K, we've added 10K and half-marathon distances this year. All proceeds will benefit the amazing gynecologic cancer research taking place at the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute.

Oct22020

Nationally certified car seat technicians from USA Health will inspect car seats to ensure they are properly installed. First Friday of the month excluding holidays.

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