The HCA corporate office in Nashville welcomed a combined 48 interns from our Community Partnership and Information Technology Pathways internship progam this summer. The eight and 12-week experience, respectively, provided the interns an opportunity to network, grow personally and professionaly and gain real-world, life skills for the future. This year, an intern in each program was selected to share their account of where they’ve been, where they’re going and what it’s like to work at HCA. Take a moment to read their story, and wish them well this upcoming school year! Cassandra Lockridge, HCA Community Partner Intern How could I,… Read more.
March 30 is National Doctors’ Day. It’s a day set aside to recognize the unique contributions of physicians around the world. As one of the leading providers of healthcare services in the United States, HCA recognizes the extraordinary efforts of all of its doctors today and every day. Collectively, HCA doctors provide high-quality, compassionate care for millions of patients across the nation and in the United Kingdom. Members of our Physician Services Group consistently put patients first and make a positive impact in the communities they serve. Through their eyes, see their perspective on being a doctor on this Doctors’… Read more.
As the Chief Operating Officer at Blake Medical Center in HCA’s West Florida Division, it’s a privilege to represent our organization as Governor on the Board of Governors for the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). ACHE is the preeminent professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving health and advancing their members and healthcare management excellence. ACHE’s annual congress on healthcare leadership, “Leading Well,” is taking place March 14-17 in Chicago, and HCA wants to meet you in our Executive Recruitment Suite! As the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, HCA is focused on finding and hiring leaders who will… Read more.
Last week we told you about a newer nursing degree that has gained popularity in recent years. Today, we’re going to focus on a new nursing role – the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL). A CNL is a Registered Nurse with a Master’s Degree in the Science of Nursing and has completed rigorous coursework and assessments.
When you decide to pursue advanced education as a nurse, one of the first things you’ll discover is you have several nursing degree options to choose from. For many, it can be a little overwhelming. Today, I want to highlight one nursing degree that has grown in popularity over the last several years; the Doctorate of Nursing Practice or DNP.
What’s the best feeling in the world? It’s a tough question. There isn’t one right answer and chances are you have several things that come to mind. I feel best when I know I’m helping people. Many share this desire to do something that impacts others in a positive way. It’s a big reason people choose a career in healthcare. That’s definitely true for me.