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Do you dream of a career that makes a true difference *and* brings joy to your life? You’re not alone. The nurses at Children’s of Alabama are truly passionate about what they do, whether they’re talking to parents or making their young patients giggle. Start your journey and learn more at the upcoming Children’s Nursing Career Fair on Monday, September 20 from 9AM-Noon.
Nurses at Children’s bring joy to the job
Whether they’ve been at Children’s for one month or 18 years, Children’s employees are passionate about what they do each and every day. Why work at Children’s? You could join this group of caring employees who do everything they can to help children live healthy lives.
Plus, everyone who works at Children’s is part of a team. From mentoring programs for new nurses to emotional wellness initiatives, it’s all about making sure each employee has the support they need to do their job—and do it well.
As the Director of Nursing Education, Marjorie McCaskey knows that it’s important to help each nurse as they begin their journeys.
“Nursing is a special career to begin with. You have to have a caring attitude and a caring heart. To apply that to children, it takes a special thing.
Why Children’s? If you want to work with children, there’s no other place in the state to go. We’re the only freestanding Children’s hospital in the state. There are services that Children’s offers that you can’t get anywhere else.”Marjorie McCaskey, Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development and the Clinical Outcomes and Quality Advisor, Children’s of Alabama
When you spend most of your time at work, it’s important that you feel supported. Working in the midst of a pandemic makes that support even more necessary. At Children’s, you aren’t just one more employee. You’re a necessary team member
It’s all about helping each child
Because everyone at Children’s has the same goal of making sure children thrive, they encourage each other in their roles. It’s rewarding to come to work and know that everyone is on your side. Think of the team at Children’s as your cheerleaders and coaches. They’re here to help, because when you win, a patient wins—and that’s the ultimate success.
“You get to spend more time with your patients and families getting to know them and helping them through the journey that they’re on.
Relationships are built at Children’s because the whole hospital is pediatrics. It’s a big family atmosphere. You just can’t beat coming into work and having fun.”Marjorie McCaskey, Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development and the Clinical Outcomes and Quality Advisor, Children’s of Alabama
The career fair is the perfect opportunity to see what your future could look like coming to Children’s. Whatever questions you have will be answered by nurses who have been in your shoes.
“It’s not just about people getting through the door, we want people to stay. You have an opportunity when you come to the career fair to talk to people from all the units and ask them important questions: What brings you back every day? What’s it like on your unit?
These are nurses who have only been there for a year, so they can relate to these questions.”Marjorie McCaskey, Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development and the Clinical Outcomes and Quality Advisor, Children’s of Alabama
Start your journey at the Children’s Nursing Career Fair
Of course, it’s best to hear from the experts themselves. At the Children’s Nursing Career Fair, you’ll learn about the many opportunities you can find at the only freestanding pediatric facility in Alabama. Whether you’re a current LPN or RN who’s looking to call Children’s your home base, or you’re beginning your career, you’ll love seeing the opportunities that await.
“You’re never alone. We want you to start now with us and stay with us.”Marjorie McCaskey, Director of Nursing Education and Professional Development and the Clinical Outcomes and Quality Advisor, Children’s of Alabama
- Where: Bradley Conference Center, 1600 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
- When: Monday, September 20 | 9AM-Noon
- Masks + social distancing are required.
- Sign up for an onsite interview.