Nursing at CHKD
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.
Programs and Benefits
CHKD's nurses enjoy many benefits in addition to working in a highly specialized medical environment. Our nurses and patients benefit from a low nurse-to-patient ratio and are required to work only every third weekend.