At Children’s, we teach you everything you need to know about being a pediatric nurse and we welcome a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Working with children is energizing and the environment of our children's hospital is stimulating.
Nurses who have transitioned from adult care comment on the abundance of resources at Children’s that help our nurses focus on the patient and family. From dedicated unit specific educators, child life specialists, chaplains, social work and even therapy dogs, we are dedicated to ensuring your success. Additionally, our nurse-to-patient ratios ensure you have the necessary time to provide safe and effective care to our patients.
Prior pediatric experience is not required. Many of our most successful nurses have transitioned from adult care and tell us they would never go back. To help with the transition, Children’s offers a variety of programs to help support, develop and grow nurses. A few of these offerings include: