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Professional Development

We know that opportunities for professional growth and development are important to you. That’s why, here at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, we are committed to helping associates gain job-related knowledge and skills that enhance their ability to perform current job responsibilities as well as prepare them for future advancement within the organization.

We offer:

  • Comprehensive on-boarding and orientation process
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Ministry Leadership Development & Competency Framework
  • Mentoring Program
  • Nurse Residency Program
  • Performance Management, including career coaching
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Training in a state-of-the-art simulation lab at the Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Center for Clinical Simulation at Marquette University
  • Special professional development events, including ministry leadership retreats, professional development days, health care careers fair, conferences, speaker events, etc.

From your orientation period to planning your career advancement, we will make sure that you will have the opportunities, training and support available to contribute to your professional success. We are pleased to be able to support your growth and development as we strive to be your health care employer of choice.

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Nurse Finds Development Opportunities at Wheaton

Watch this video to meet Karissa Rowe, RN, who worked her way up from a dietary aide to a nursing leader.

Professional Development