nurses week 2014

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PROFILES - MEET OUR NURSES
We celebrate some of Kaiser Permanente's outstanding nurses.
Read each profile by clicking on the rotating images above or the links below.

 

FROM OUR NURSES
Read stories from our nurses who share why they love nursing and what inspired them to become a nurse. Other stories are from appreciative staff who thank their nursing colleagues for their great work.

  1. Making a Difference
  2. Career Switch: From Firefighter to Nurse
  3. Nursing Chose Me
  4. Born to Be a Nurse
  5. I Work with Great Nurses!
  6. Following in My Family’s Footsteps
  7. What I Love About Nursing
  8. I Lead a Great Staff!
  9. Family Crisis Led Me to Nursing
  10. Nursing Defines Who I Am 
  11. Recognizing a Great Colleague
  12. Nurses Are Always There for You
  13. I Was Called to Be a Nurse
  14. It’s Not Just a Nursing Career, It’s a Calling
  15. “Just a Nurse”:  An Open Letter to my Husband Who Is a Nurse
  16. My Father Was My Inspiration
  17. The Many Reasons I Love Nursing
  18. Care and Compassion When I Needed It
  19. Why I Became a Nurse
  20. Recognizing My Great Team
  21. Why I Love My Nurse Colleagues
  22. Outstanding Team Support
  23. A Nurse’s Tale
  24. Early Impressions
  25. What I Love About Being a Nurse
  26. Celebrating 40 Years as a Nurse
  27. Three Decades of Care and Commitment

Bernard TysonBERNARD J. TYSON'S MESSAGE
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Kaiser Permanente

Saluting our 50,000 nurses
Kaiser Permanente now provides health care and health care coverage for more than 10 million people, and for many of these members you -- our 50,000 nurses -- are the faces of our organization.

 

Marilyn ChowMARILYN CHOW'S MESSAGE
VP, National Patient Care Services and Innovation
Kaiser Permanente

Honoring “Ethical Practice, Quality Care” This Nurses Week and Every Day

Every year, Kaiser Permanente nursing models our Nurses Week theme after that of the American Nurses Association. This year’s theme, "Ethical Practice. Quality Care," resonates with us because as nurses we play many roles...

 


 

Marilyn ChowKAISER PERMANENTE NURSING HISTORY
Nurses begin quest for professional recognition after World War II
Having played a significant role in the Second World War, trained nurses came home in 1945 expecting to be given the respect they earned in the armed forces. Many women had distinguished themselves by saving lives in combat zones, and many achieved the rank of officer.  

 

Marilyn ChowGORDON AND BETTY MOORE FOUNDATION
Lessons in Leadership: The Betty Irene Moore Speaker Series external website
Lessons in Leadership is a collection of 13 short videos featuring nationally-recognized nurse leaders whose leadership spans nursing, health care, government and other sectors.

 


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