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Planning for the Future: Strategies for Retaining Nurses

Happy nurses mean happy patients, which is why retaining nurses is so important at Renown Health. In this video, we examine strategies for improving nursing employee morale.   Nurses play an integral role in our...
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Back to Her Beginnings: Renown Nurse Began as a Volunteer

Renown nurse Mary-Ann Brown's career has come full-circle: She started as a volunteer and she now spends her time in some of the same halls as a leader in her field. Read about this...
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Transitional Care 101: The Right Care in the Right Place

What exactly is "transitional care"? While some may classify this simply as the place patients go after hospitalization, Renown is looking at transitional care services differently. Renown Health understands the benefits of delivering care in...

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What’s the ‘Why’? Chemotherapy Nurse Celebrates Caregivers’ Important Role

Amanda Thomas, RN, BSN, OCN, a chemotherapy nurse at Renown Institute for Cancer, wrote the following essay. Her goal: to encourage and inspire others in the nursing profession by reminding them of the "why" -- why...
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Planning for the Future: Strategies for Retaining Nurses

Happy nurses mean happy patients, which is why retaining nurses is so important at Renown Health. In this video, we examine strategies for improving nursing employee morale.   Nurses play an integral role in our...
transitional carevideo

Transitional Care 101: The Right Care in the Right Place

What exactly is "transitional care"? While some may classify this simply as the place patients go after hospitalization, Renown is looking at transitional care services differently. Renown Health understands the benefits of delivering care in...

Nursing Careers at Renown Health

Learn more about our mission, vision and values and the benefits of a career in nursing at Renown Health today.

Meet the Writers

Melodie Osborn

Melodie Osborn, RN, BSN

Melodie Osborn, Renown Health vice president and chief nursing officer, transitional care services, oversees the daily patient care and operational services for Renown’s acute rehabilitation hospital, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, home health and hospice care, palliative care and advanced wound care.

Jen Richards, PhD, RN

Jen Richards, Renown Health vice president and chief nursing officer, acute care services, oversees hospital-based nursing care, including the emergency, ICU, telemetry and medical/surgical inpatient departments.

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