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Nursing at AHN

As nurses, we’re committed to caring for our patients with compassion, so they may heal to their fullest potential.

Make the greatest difference as a nurse

Staying on the leading edge of the nursing practice, we deliver high quality care and an excellent experience for each of our patients.

Work Your Way Nurse Lifestyle Program FAQs

Our new lifestyle program for the nursing care team gives you more freedom and flexibility to choose how you want to work.

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Welcome to AHN Nursing

AHN nurses provide care that saves lives, restores health, and prevents illness. We empower our nurses to practice at their highest level in all settings, and I hope you will be inspired to join us in our mission. – Claire M. Zangerle, AHN Chief Nurse Executive

2021 Nursing Annual Report

Learn how we support nurses in their journey to further their education, seek specialty certification, and more through our initiatives across AHN.

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Practice at the top of your license

Patient care delivery (CDS) at AHN is centered on the Relationship-Based Care (RBC) model. We provide a healing environment that embodies the commitment we have with the patient, family, community and health care team. 

Nursing careers at AHN

The need for heroes has never been greater. So we're calling on you- the courageous, the compassionate, the dedicated.

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Meet Marvel's newest heroes

To honor the heroes of 2020, we partnered with Marvel to tell the true heroic stories of Allegheny Health Network nurses on the frontlines of COVID-19.

Nursing education at AHN

We’re committed to offering our nurses of all levels the best educational opportunities and training resources available.
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    RetuRN to Practice Program

    Come back to nursing. Our flexible program provides online instruction and 80 hours of clinical practice in AHN facilities to help you refresh your skills.

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    Citizens School of Nursing

    Allegheny Valley Hospital’s 2-year program that prepares nurses for entry-level practice, the registered nurse (RN) licensure exam, and Penn State’s BSN.

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    West Penn School of Nursing

    In West Penn Hospital’s 22-month RN program, nurses practice in a Magnet Recognized hospital and graduate with an Associate of Science in Allied Health.

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