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Blessing Nurses

As part of the Nursing family at Blessing Health System, our RN’s are valued, supported, and empowered. Our nurses work in a tight-knit, team environment where they have the ability to collaborate with colleagues to provide the best care possible. Whether you are an experienced nurse or a recent graduate, we are hopeful you can find a home as a nurse at Blessing Health System.

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Our Departments:

  • Medical & Surgical
  • Youthcare
  • Critical care
  • Behavioral health
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Skilled Nursing Unit
  • Cardiovascular Unit
  • Maternity
  • Rehabilitation
  • Emergency Center
  • Surgical Services

10 Reasons to Be a Nurse at Blessing Health System:

We offer a family oriented environment where you will be valued and supported from day one.

Our community, Quincy, Illinois, offers a small town feel with big city amenities.

We offer onsite child care to those with growing families

Being part of the Blessing Health System gives you access to career growth within our sister hospitals and physician services offices.

You'll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and cutting edge technology so you can provide the highest quality of care to your patients.

We recently opened the Moorman Pavilion where paties and employees alike are comfortable in a brand new, state of the art facility.

You will have direct impact on the well being of your patients.

We are committed to providing flexible scheduling options for all our nurses.

We are a tight-knit team and you'll form long lasting friendships with colleagues.

Access to tuition reimbursement and talent development opportunities keeps you at the top of your industry.

Residency Program

Blessing Hospital is proud to offer newly hired graduate nurses a nurse residency program. The UHC/AACN Nurse Residency Program (NRP) is the gold standard for nurse residency programs. NRP is build on an evidence-based curriculum and is a proven program, developed by experts from academic medical centers and schools of nursing across the country. It is designed to effectively support new graduate nurses as you transition into your first professional roles as caregivers in the patient care setting.

Program Requirements:

  • Blessing Hospital Employees
  • Nurse graduate with less than one year nursing experience
  • Engagement and active participation in the one year program with approximately 8 hours per month dedicated to continued professional development in a collegial environment.


Program Benefits:

  • Become a committed, engaged care provider with increased confidence and competence
  • Become part of a team through socialization in the organization
  • Increase ability to prioritize and organize
  • Increase your satisfaction and professional commitment
  • Immerse yourself in evidence based practice
  • Individualized orientation with a consistent, strong preceptor with clinical experience
  • Ongoing mentorship to support transition from novice to expert
  • Ongoing skill development

Program Contact Information:

Penny Phillips, MS, RN-BC
217-223-8400, ext 4853

penny.phillips@blessinghealthsystem.org

Human Resources
217-223-8400, ext 6850

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Blessing Hospital Nurse Intern Program

Our nurse intern program provides students with a challenging and rewarding learning experiences. Through this 8 week experience, we pair interns with a mentor to help guide them through this program. Our intern program is open to students in their second year of an ADN program or students in their senior year of a diploma ar baccalaureate program.

Following general orientation our interns are assigned to a full-time registered professional nurse in one of our many departments.

As part of this program, you’ll experience:

  • A meaningful learning experience with a seasoned professional as your mentor
  • The chance to explore multiple clinical areas
  • The opportunity to expand and practice your current clinical skills
  • A chance to work with our team at Blessing Hospital
  • An avenue to form relationships and network with other healthcare professionals
  • An inside look at the everyday life of a professional nurse

Testimonials

"During my internship I felt like the department became my family..."

"During my internship I felt like the department became my family. The leaders were amazing, and always jumped in to help." - Jessica, 2015 ODU intern

"My mentor was awesome and pushed me really hard..."

“My mentor was awesome and pushed me really hard. I was able to experience the whole process of organ donation which was really cool.” – Jason, Intermediate Care Unit

"The staff in CVU is extremely lively and energetic, and everyone was so willing to help me learn..."

“The staff in CVU is extremely lively and energetic, and everyone was so willing to help me learn. It was really cool to have the opportunity to watch and open heart surgery. I didn’t think I would be interested in critical care, and after my experience in CVU, I realized that I really, really like it. I am going to miss everyone in the department so much.” - Leah, 2015 CVU intern

"During my internship in IMC I learned that night shifts are actually really busy..."

"During my internship in IMC I learned that night shifts are actually really busy. I gained a lot of technical skills. For instance, I have become very efficient at putting IV’s in patients. I also learned a lot that nursing school has not taught me, such as how to communicate with doctors and how to do medical requisitions.” – Bradley, 2015 IMC intern

"The 6400 department has a great crew, and they were great to work with..."

"The 6400 department has a great crew, and they were great to work with. The internship was an awesome experience." - Kaylie, 2015 6400 intern

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