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Certified Nurses Day 2019

Posted on March 15, 2019

Covenant Health celebrates Certified Nurses Day on March 19.

You may already know that Covenant Health employs more nurses than any other health system in our region.

Did you also know that more than 450 Covenant Health nurses throughout our system have advanced nursing certifications?

Each year on March 19, Covenant Health observes Certified Nurses Day by celebrating the achievements of our nurses who have pursued advanced training, completed rigorous examinations and received nationally recognized credentials in different specialty nursing areas.

“Board certification shows our nurses’ individual commitment to professional development and excellence,” said Debra Honey, RN, senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Covenant Health. “The specialized expertise of our certified nurses supports positive outcomes for our patients, so we encourage our nurses to grow professionally through advanced education and certification, and we celebrate their success.”

The celebration also highlights the opportunities available at Covenant Health to help nurses reach their highest levels of professional achievement and personal career satisfaction. As nurses progress through their careers, Honey said that ongoing professional education is an essential part of Covenant Health’s pledge of excellence, which focuses on always putting the patient first.

“Encouraging leadership development and growth within the health system is critically important,” she said. “At Covenant Health we want to be leaders in understanding and implementing new and innovative processes to improve care – so we strongly support and believe in lifelong learning.”

For more information about nursing opportunities at Covenant Health, visit www.covenantcareers.com.