Beyond the Bedside:

A Blog by Renown Nurses

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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...
Surgical university studentsvideo

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...
Jay Brownson Looking for a Way to Lose Weightvideo

How a Nurse and Father Lost More Than 150 Pounds

Renown Health nurse, Jay, kept getting heavier despite all attempts to lose weight. At his heaviest, Jay weighed 380 pounds. He knew he needed to make changes to get away from this unhealthy path...

Latest From Nursing News

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...
Surgical university studentsvideo

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...
2019 Nurses of Achievement Honorees

2019 Nurses of Achievement Honorees

The BEST of the BEST We’d like to congratulate and thank those nurses who have been nominated for the Northern Nevada Nurses of Achievement award. The 2019 Nurses of Achievement Honorees nominated show great dedication...

Nursing Careers at Renown Health

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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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