Professional Enrichment
Programs for Nurses

For Current and
New Employees

 

Professional Enrichment Programs for Nurses

In order to further your career and offer the most rewarding work experience, we offer our nurses a wide array of training and enrichment programs.

Weekend incentives

This program provides consistent weekend staffing, in designated departments that have high weekend patient care demands, by providing a 67% differential to staff that choose to work 24 hours every weekend. This option will reduce the weekend obligation for those staff members who prefer weekday schedules.

Clinical development opportunities

We offer a variety of opportunities and encourage our nursing staff to participate in ongoing clinical education and development. The main purpose is to provide learning opportunities beyond orientation and to promote a high standard of clinical practice and increased job enrichment through lifelong learning. It starts with an individual development plan, including setting specific goals for the coming year, jointly designed by you and your manager.

Skills-based pay

Featuring a combination of skills-based pay and clinical ladder, this program is intended to compensate clinical staff for mastering new skills and achieving certifications as defined in each clinical department/unit. Staff who achieve defined competencies or certifications will be eligible to receive commensurate salary increases and/or bonuses.

Scholarships

In addition to our tuition reimbursement plan, we’ve designed a special program to recognize and support the development of deserving and exceptional nursing staff. Twenty scholarships, ranging from $5,000 – $10,000 in value, are awarded annually to clinical staff members, with the intention of furthering their education.

External partnerships

We have partnered with Drexel University and Villanova University to offer selected nursing bachelor's, master's and certificate programs. Both online and classroom options are available. Certain programs, at each school, are available at a discounted rate.

All of our programs are designed to continue our commitment to having the best people providing the best care for children.

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