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Nursing at West Penn Hospital

About West Penn Hospital

West Penn Hospital has been providing compassionate, quality healthcare to the residents of Bloomfield and the surrounding communities since 1898. Located in Pittsburgh, the hospital offers a wide array of patient care services and provides patients access to many of the region’s leading physicians. The hospital has 317 licensed beds, a 23-bed emergency department, and is a regional referral center for multiple medical services.

Nurses committed to quality

At West Penn 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 West Penn 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.

West Penn Hospital Nursing Structure

Maternal Child/Women’s Division: Labor & Delivery, Post- Partum, Newborn Nursery, Neonatal ICU, Pediatrics, Lactation/OB Education.

Critical Care Division: Emergency Dept., Certified Stroke Program, Burn Center, Outpatient Burn Clinic, Med/Surg ICU, Cardiovascular ICU, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Electrophysiology Lab, Non-Invasive Diagnostic Cardiology.

Medical/Surgical Division: Medicine, Surgery, Telemetry, Progressive Care, Bone Marrow Transplant, Hematology/Oncology, Inpatient Acute Care Rehab, Medical Short Stay Center, Vascular Access team, Dialysis.

Perioperative Division: OR, Post-Anesthesia Recovery, Ambulatory Surgery Center, GI Lab, Central Processing Dept.

Comprehensive Care Management

School of Nursing

West Penn has been a Magnet-designated Hospital since 2006, where nurses and dedicated teams of caregivers deliver outstanding patient care with commitment, respect, compassion, care, and innovation. Nurses work collaboratively with all disciplines in all areas of patient care, patient safety, and professional nursing practice to deliver exemplary patient care outcomes.