Category Archives: Working at OSF

Start Working, But Never Stop Learning

One of the things surgical acute nurse Jennifer Girard loves about OSF HealthCare is the clinical ladder program – an opportunity for the bedside nurse to build a professional portfolio through leadership and projects. “It’s a personal growth portfolio,” said Jennifer, who works at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, Ill. “It’s a good […]

Just a Call Away: Communication Specialists

You used to know them as the switchboard operators when they were still connecting phone lines with wires. But with some new changes, they are now the communication specialists. You’ve heard their voices overhead, and they are here 24/7, but we hardly see them. “I used to think, how hard can it be to answer […]

Behind the Scrubs: Surgery Department

Few people can say they’ve seen firsthand what goes on in a surgery room. If you’ve had a surgery performed, you were probably asleep and missed all the action. There’s a good chance the image you have in your head is something similar to the chaos and drama portrayed in Grey’s Anatomy. We’re here to […]