At Nemours Children's, Nursing is more than just a department. It is a philosophy embodied by every nursing associate — that we are shared guardians of children’s health and joy. Our nurses have a gift for caring for children and the needs of their families.Search for Careers
As dedicated professionals, our nurses support an environment of opportunity for personal growth and professional development, teaching each other and our patients and families important aspects of care.
Throughout Nemours, in our hospitals, specialty care clinics, and in outpatient and inpatient settings, our nurses use their experience and knowledge to translate research into evidence-based practice, continuously improving the safety and quality of our family-centered care.
Shared governance at Nemours offers nurses real power to impact the care that is given to patients, along with the knowledge that each contribution will be heard and respected.
The result is a dynamic nursing culture built on trust and communication in which four core values are emphasized:
Shared Governance Councils give our nurses a meaningful, ongoing say in how they do their work by providing opportunities to identify patient care needs and clinical practice issues that might require discussion or improvement.
Chief Nurse Executive, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware, Wilmington, Del.
“Our nurses have a critical role in providing the highest quality care to our patients and their families. Shared governance is the foundation that allows clinical nurses to have a meaningful voice in the quality, practice, research and educational aspects of their practice. The strength of this structure has positioned us to embrace an interprofessional model of governance in which nurses will continue to be excellent professionals and strong partners".
We believe that professional education is a lifelong process and we work to promote, facilitate and provide learning opportunities that enhance the quality of nursing care through evidence-based practice.
This commitment to professional development can be seen by the numbers:
Throughout Nemours, nurses are also involved in research studies, integrating new empirical knowledge with their own clinical expertise. In building the infrastructure that supports nursing excellence, our nurses are proactively taking on new and varied responsibilities to achieve transformational change and improve patient outcomes.
We realize that nurses reflect the heart of our mission every day. That’s why we are committed to recruiting and retaining nurses who share a dedication to helping children grow up healthy. At Nemours, we give nurses the opportunity to do the work they love and pursue their professional goals by offering:
Gaining recognition confirms and strengthens our commitment to excellence in health care, patient experience and workplace culture. It tells us that we’re making a difference and staying true to our mission. It keeps us moving forward and striving to do even better.Awards & Recognition
Nemours offers comprehensive health coverage for associates and their families (also same-sex domestic partners), including our unique pediatric health plan “Bridge to a Healthy Future.”
We also offer paid time off, tuition reimbursement and a number of other benefits.Complete Summary of Benefits
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