Nursing at Forbes Hospital
About Forbes Hospital
Forbes has been the leading healthcare provider in Pittsburgh’s eastern suburbs for over 35 years. In that time, we have grown our services to meet our patients’ and community’s needs. We are the only full-service hospital in Monroeville. We offer comprehensive care so that our patients can receive their treatment in one place, close to home.
Nurses committed to quality
At Forbes Hospital, our nurses are known for providing high-quality, compassionate care. Our nursing philosophy puts patients at the center of everything we do. We support patients and families during some of life’s most difficult challenges.
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Work in an enriching environment
At Forbes Hospital we welcome both new and experienced nurses who want to become a part of our team. You’ll be able to advance your professional knowledge while providing compassionate care. Our nurses enjoy an education-rich environment where you are able to learn new techniques while saving lives.
They also develop leadership skills through various unit-based and global lean teams and governance councils. They participate in decision making to help improve patient outcomes and experiences.
Forbes Hospital nursing structure
Medical/Surgical Division: Labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum/obstetrics, level I and level II special care nursery, medical/oncology, orthopedics, joint & spine center, acute stroke (neuro trauma), general med/surg, gynecology, pediatrics, hemodialysis, and inpatient acute care rehabilitation.
Critical Care Division: Emergency department, certified level II trauma center, intensive care unit, progressive care unit, telemetry unit and respiratory therapy/EEG (neurodiagnostics).
Behavioral Health Division: Needs assessment and inpatient adult behavioral health unit.
Surgical Services Division: OR, GI lab, central sterile processing, pre-assessment, ambulatory surgery center and post-anesthesia care unit. We also have a short stay procedures unit.
Cardiovascular Service Line: Cardiovascular intensive care unit, cardiac catheterization lab, electrophysiology and peripheral lab, noninvasive diagnostic cardiology, echo cardiology, certified stroke program, structural heart disease clinic, heart failure and outpatient cardiac rehab.
Comprehensive case management
Our nursing practice model is founded on the belief that patients and their families are the center of all we do. Our nurses are committed to delivering holistic, best in class, compassionate care to our patients through excellence in evidence-based practice and innovation.
Nurses at Forbes use an intraprofessional and collaborative approach to advance care and deliver outstanding outcomes. Forbes nurses are role models for nursing practice and are recognized as collaborators, educators, leaders, researchers, and mentors.
Forbes Hospital offers many opportunities for experienced nurses, new graduates, students, or individuals considering nursing as a potential career choice.