Nursing at CHKD

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The roots of CHKD began in 1896 with a visiting nurse program. Almost 120 years later, nursing is still at the core of CHKD's mission. Nursing practice occurs in inpatient, outpatient, ambulatory care and community settings and we welcome nurses with all levels or skill, experience and knowledge to our family of talented employees, dedicated to providing the highest quality of care.

Begin Your Career with CHKD

Newly graduated nurses at CHKD are provided with a one-on-one preceptored orientation. CHKD's unique orientation ensures that the new graduate nurse is given the appropriate tools and knowledge to excel in a career as a pediatric nurse.

Student Nurse Externships

Transitioning from the classroom to a career can be challenging. You can get a head start on your nursing career by taking advantage of this unique opportunity to explore the rewarding world of pediatric nursing.

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