Posts Categorized: Nursing

Finding Harmony in My Second Career: Meredith’s Path to Nursing

Changing your career is an overwhelming idea. After spending years learning and investing in one type of work, it can be scary to imagine leaving it all behind to pursue a new occupation. But for those who are willing to take the plunge, a “second career” can bring renewed energy, passion, and fulfillment to life.

Balancing Career and Family: Why Home Health Makes Sense For Me

Header image of Nicole M., Professional Staff Nurse, UPMC Home Health Care

Not all nursing careers take place within the four walls of a hospital. Many nurses serve their communities by going into patients’ homes and providing valuable one-on-one care. For Nicole M., a Professional Staff Nurse with UPMC Home Health Care, what began as an itch to connect more deeply with patients has transformed into a… Read more »

Not Your Average Career: My Path to Canterbury Place

Header image of James H., LPN, Canterbury Place

As a military veteran and a seasoned licensed practical nurse with a twenty-five-year career, James H. has cared for patients in all kinds of environments. Now, he is leveraging his diverse background to care for the elderly in his own community, at Canterbury Place.