Nursing at Kaweah Delta
Kaweah Delta Medical Center houses 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 percent 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
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!