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  • Pathway to Excellence

Pathway to Excellence

Pathway logoPella Regional Health Center is a Pathway to Excellence Hospital. We were the first hospital in Iowa to obtain this prestigious designation. The American Nurses Credentialing Center offers this designation to hospitals which create a work environment where nurses flourish because they experience job satisfaction, professional growth and development, respect and appreciation.

The key components of Pella Regional’s nursing philosophy include:                            

  • Relationship based caring
  • A culture of continuous learning and mentorship
  • Community relationships
  • Professional pride and a high level of accountability for nursing practice, as demonstrated by nurse certification -- currently 51 nurses have earned board certification in their specialty area
  • A team-oriented philosophy with all levels of workers participating and contributing actively in careNurses
  • Evidence based practice/current research to improve quality and outcomes in patient care
  • Wise implementation of technology in the clinical setting
  • An environment that promotes nurse retention