Welcome from the Chief Nursing Officer
I am honored to represent the many expert and skilled support staff dedicated to providing patient-centered care with compassion. Designated as a Magnet Hospital in 2011, Kaweah Delta joined the top 8% of healthcare organizations nationwide recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. We proudly shared highlights of our Magnet Journey with colleagues from around the world at the 2011 ANCC National Magnet Conference® in Baltimore, Maryland
Our nursing philosophy demonstrates the commitment of over 1,200 RNs to professional excellence through lifelong learning; building collaborative interdisciplinary teams to deliver high-quality care; and creating a caring-healing environment through our partnerships with patients, families, and co-workers.
Support for nursing advancement is extensive, including leadership development through participation in various nursing governance councils, assistance with education and national specialty certifications, as well as bonus opportunities through our Professional Advancement System for Nurse Clinicians. We celebrate individual and organizational accomplishments as we expand our services, utilize exciting new technologies, challenge ourselves to explore innovative systems and processes, and disseminate new nursing knowledge.
Embracing Caring Theory as a foundation for professional practice throughout the organization, Kaweah Delta nurses are committed to delivering personal, professional, and compassionate care to every person, every time. Thank you for taking the time to visit us; we invite you to join us on our continued journey to nursing excellence!
Linda Pruett, MSN, RN, NEA-BC
Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer