The Kennedy Health System’s Education Department is committed to the success of each nurse who joins our outstanding patient care team. Whether you are a novice or an experienced nurse, our comprehensive orientation program, offered with a personal touch, will meet your individual training needs.
We help prepare you in a variety of ways when you join our nursing team:
You and your Nurse Manager will plan your clinical orientation. A preceptor is assigned to work closely with new nurses on each shift. On many units, a Clinical Nurse Specialist also monitors your progress and can facilitate enhanced learning experiences as you need them.
You will also receive a Clinical Orientation Workbook containing unit-specific tools to use each orientation day.
Additional courses offered by Kennedy’s Education Department:
We offer the following additional courses for your orienation and career advancement as you begin working at Kennedy: