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Meet Our “Starting Lineup”: The Healthcare Heroes on the Frontlines

Renown's "starting lineup" features an entire team of hardworking healthcare heroes. We invite you to celebrate them during Nursing & Hospital Week May 4-10 by submitting a thank-you message online. We all miss sports ......
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Former Patient Gives Back to Children’s Hospital

Trevor Wuth survived a three-year battle with leukemia as a teenager and now cares for patients at Renown Children's Hospital. Trevor's experience as a patient inspired him to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). A...
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Employees Give the Gift of Time Off to Grieving Coworker

When Renown Health Wound Care nurse, Leora, RN, faced the sudden death of her husband — her coworkers came together to donate their personal paid time off to help. It was a difficult time. Renown...

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Trevor with Renown child patientvideo

Former Patient Gives Back to Children’s Hospital

Trevor Wuth survived a three-year battle with leukemia as a teenager and now cares for patients at Renown Children's Hospital. Trevor's experience as a patient inspired him to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). A...
Leora, RNvideo

Employees Give the Gift of Time Off to Grieving Coworker

When Renown Health Wound Care nurse, Leora, RN, faced the sudden death of her husband — her coworkers came together to donate their personal paid time off to help. It was a difficult time. Renown...
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Behind the Scenes: Becoming an OR Nurse

Renown Health's Surgical University, a training for those interested in becoming an OR nurse, is now offered to new graduates along with more experienced nurses. During nursing school, students see different areas of the hospital...

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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