As part of the Tristar Health division of HCA, Parkridge nurses are supported every step of the clinical ladder, through learning and leadership development programs. Whether you are launching your nursing career or are an experienced nurse exploring growth opportunities, our professional development programs help you reach your goals.
Search our breadth of nursing opportunities to make the most of your professional development!
HCA Nurse Residency
Our enterprise-wide residency is designed to build clinical skills and professional development for new nurses through our 12-month training program. HCA Nurse Residency provides classroom education, hands-on simulation training and preceptorship.
Nurse Practice Council and Nursing Shared Governance
TriStar Health nurses have a voice in decisions impacting patient care through professional practice councils. Hospital-based committees have representation across multiple nursing specialties and units, providing collective knowledge and influence in patient care.
Director Development Program
HCA offers a seven- to 10-month program designed to prepare nursing leaders in emergency and surgical services to assume nursing director positions. Nurses participating in this program attend alumni events to support ongoing professional development.
CNO Development Program
HCA offers a year-long executive development program, expanding the pipeline of nursing leaders to transition into the chief nursing officer position. The program combines executive exposure, business management and networking to fully prepare nurses to be successful executive leaders. While in the development program, the nurse assumes the role of associate chief nursing officer, acting as a member of the hospital's administrative team.