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Career Enhancements

Education

Our nursing staff is committed to excellence and lifelong learning.  With that in mind, Rush-Copley offers nursing professionals the following educational benefits.

  • 100% reimbursement for specialty certifications
  • Tuition reimbursement benefits
  • Increased compensation and salary level for specialty certified nurses
  • CPR, ACLS, PALS and many other dept. specific certifications provided to nurses on-site
  • Recognition of advanced education on name badges
  • Accessibility to the Internet and learning resources on site
  • Computer discounts and interest free computer loans
  • Partnerships with local colleges and universities including Aurora University, Lewis University, Rush University, Northern Illinois University, Chamberlain College of Nursing and Waubonsee Community College

Overall, nearly 60 percent of Rush-Copley's nursing staff have obtained a BSN, and nearly 45 percent have a Masters degree or Ph.D.  Additionally, approximately 40 percent of nurses hold a national specialty certification.