Nursing at Gaylord

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Nursing at Gaylord

Gaylord Hospital is a long-term acute care hospital where the average length of stay is 25 days, ranging from 14 to 28 days for many patients. Our patients come to us from short-term acute care hospitals with complex medical conditions,  pulmonary conditions including needing vent weaning, serious injuries such as spinal cord and brain injury, or in the aftermath of a stroke. These are just a few of the many conditions we treat.

Once patients are medically stable we move them quickly toward rehabilitation, which may include physical, occupational and speech therapy. As a result of longer patient stays one of the great rewards of working at Gaylord is the opportunity to really get to know your patients. Many of our nursing staff have said that longer patient engagement and our team atmosphere are a few of the things that sets Gaylord apart as a great place to practice nursing.

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Registered Nurses

RN Careers: We currently have a variety of RN opportunities available. If you share our passion for healthcare and want to advance your career in a warm and nurturing atmosphere, with supportive, interdisciplinary teams, please join our cohort of healthcare professionals. For a glimpse into our world, view this RN testimonial.    

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Benefits of being part of our nursing team include:

  • A variety of units that offer Progressive Care, Medically Complex and Rehabilitation

  • A diverse patient population (Gaylord takes patients ages 16+), which offers opportunities to expand clinical skills
  • The latest technology
    • TeleSitters, Telemetry, Ceiling Hoyer Lifts
  • Newly renovated nursing units
  • A new RN residency program
  • RN and PCT clinical ladder programs
  • Strong RN Shared Governance Model – Where nurses have a voice in their practice (Unit Practice Councils, Nursing Informatics Council & Professional Practice Council)
  • Specialty nursing certification reimbursement and tuition reimbursement  
  • Free parking and a beautiful and safe campus overlooking a private golf course and Sleeping Giant State Park
  • A comprehensive benefits package, generous PTO, and a progressive pay program
  • Extensive recognition programs
    • RNs: DAISY Awards, “NightinGaylord” Award and Nursing Leadership award
    • LPN award annually
    • PCTs: Annual PCT awards
  • A high level of job satisfaction in watching patients progress
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment
    • We have PCT, SNT (Student Nurse Technicians), MT (Mobility Technicians), GN (Graduate Nurses), LPN, RN and APRN opportunities
  • An Office of Integrative Medicine to support our front line staff

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