Front-line. The core. Central to our mission. Essential.
Nurses can be described by many adjectives and nouns. And, here at Memorial, we understand their value and celebrate their dedication and work every day. Whether you are at the beginning stages of your career, or have multiple years under your “nursing belt,” we strive to help you advance your career, while finding a work/life balance.
Ready to join our Nursing Family? Find open job opportunities here.
Every year, Memorial recognizes and celebrates the remarkable people who represent our organization. You see, we are fortunate to have superior employees in every corner of every department! Check out our recent Annual Employee Award winners from our nursing teams!
Clinical Excellence Award
OLGA JAMES, Inpatient Medical Unit
“A team player with a great attitude every single day. If I could duplicate an employee, I would pick her!”
“Olga is a nurse I would want taking care of my family or me if any of us were sick – she is an absolute blessing to our patients.”
“Olga is one of my favorite co-workers – every time I pass by one of her patient’s rooms, she is laughing and joking with them. It is such a great quality to help patients, no matter the severity of their stay, to laugh.”
Excellence Through Teamwork Award
INPATIENT MEDICAL UNIT
“This team is awesome – no matter how busy, how many new patients, how many discharges or vent patients – the team jumped in and did a wonderful job! A pivotal display of formidable presence throughout COVID-19!”
“Great TEAMWORK! They helped each other out – they stayed calm and caring and compassionate! They were all so impressive!”
“Leading our organization through a pandemic and caring for the COVID patients of our community – Priceless!”
Rookie of the Year
SVETLANA EGOROVA, RN, Emergency Department
“She deserves accolades for her advanced knowledge and outstanding care in the Emergency Department.”
“She not only practices expert emergency care, but is also a gifted teacher to others.”
“She possesses advanced knowledge along with the ability to disseminate orientation education, tasks, and care in an organized way.”
Together, One Voice
We care about our nurses and they care about each other, too. So much so, they team up and collaborate on multidisciplinary teams, working on ideas and solutions together, with a united voice.
Based on a shared governance infrastructure, our Nursing Care Committee combines nurses and administration together to share decisional responsibility related to the professional practice of nursing.
The three cross-specialty teams focus on:
- Professional development, education, and strengthening nurse engagement
- Streamlining processes, communication, and workflow between units and staff members
- Recognizing the collective impact that nurses contribute to patient care, patient safety, and patient satisfaction.
Grow with Us
We are invested in our nursing team and want to collaborate with you on your professional journey! In fact, we offer a Clinical Ladder for your development! This structured system provides nurses with career advancement and appropriate compensation, while remaining in your current clinical setting and providing direct patient care.
Objectives of our Clinical Ladder:
- Promote excellence in clinical nursing practice
- Encourage career advancement
- Enhance patient satisfaction and job satisfaction for RNs
- Improve retention and recruitment of professional nurses
- Provide role development and mentorship opportunities
Over time, your work can evolve into a professional portfolio that demonstrates your clinical expertise and commitment to your patients, career, and the organization.
Did you know? Research has shown Nurse Residency Programs have a tremendous impact on staff satisfaction and job readiness. Our Nurse Residency Program at Memorial Hospital is designed to help graduate nurses grow from an advanced beginner to a competent provider!
Participants will gain precepted experience on a nursing unit, in addition to onboarding support and direction from a dedicated nurse educator during the 12-month program – offered as a spring and summer cohort.
Our program is designed to support new graduate nurses like you, during your transition to practice, while emphasizing your development of critical thinking skills to ensure safe and high-quality patient care.
Our Memorial Hospital Nurse Residency Program can further your career by providing you:
Onboarding support and direction from a dedicated nurse educator
- Precepted experience on a nursing unit
- 18 robust education seminars over 12 months
- Use of high-fidelity simulation to enhance real-life scenarios
- Professional development activities
- Resiliency training
- Formal training in evidence-based practice
Upon completion of the program, nurse residents will demonstrate an increase in knowledge, comprehension, and skills necessary for safe practice.
You will also gain confidence and competence, allowing you to perform as a productive member of a healthcare team.
Graduate nurses are eligible if you meet the following requirements:
- Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio
- Graduate from an accredited nursing program with an associate or bachelor degree in Nursing, or a diploma in Nursing
- 0-12 months of nursing experience
Ready to learn more? To apply, please go here and follow the prompts to “Apply now.”