Nursing at Lurie Children's

Nurses at Lurie Children's are committed to providing the highest standard of care based on the knowledge that children are constantly changing individuals who should be encouraged to reach their maximum potential growth and development.

We show up prepared to deliver what our patients need with unrivaled dedication, compassion and curiosity.

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Magnet Status

Lurie Children’s has achieved Magnet Designation five times, and remains in the top one percent of hospitals to have attained this prestigious recognition.

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Leadership Team

Our nursing staff is led by Chief Nursing Officer Brian Stahulak, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, and Associate Chief Nursing Officer Karen Richey, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC. 

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Nursing Specialties & Units

Nurses at Lurie Children's may choose from a full range of pediatric specialty areas to work, develop, and expand their clinical practice. 

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Professional Development

Lurie Children's nurses may select from a variety of professional development and scholarship opportunities to advance their career. 

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Community Health

Our nurses use their passion and talent to improve the lives of children in our own communities and around the world.

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Prospective Nurses

Lurie Children's offers a Student Nurse Program and the RN Internship Program for nurses in training.

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Nursing Recognition

We recognize the outstanding work of our nurses through a number of awards.

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We offer support services for our nurses to help alleviate stress and anxiety. 

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Nursing Research

Our team is dedicated improving quality of care and health care delivery through research. 

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Quality & Evidence-Based Practice

Our nurses utilize quality improvement methodology to identify opportunities and implement solutions to advance excellence in pediatric care to improve patient outcomes.

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