Children's Hospital Colorado

Pediatric Nursing at Children's Hospital Colorado

“Our nurses strengthen healthcare by advocating for effective, efficient, safe and patient-centered service. Here, we make a difference every day.”
Pat Givens, DHA
Nurse with medical dog.

Nursing Year in Review

We're committed to providing the best patient care at all our locations. Our 2021 Nursing Year in Review highlights the stories and facts that make nurses at Children's Colorado different.

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Nursing research and innovation

We're dedicated to advancing pediatric healthcare through research and evidence-based practice. We recognize that a robust program of science in nursing is essential to the provision of high-quality pediatric healthcare.

Learn about pediatric nursing research

Job opportunities

Learn about current nursing opportunities at Children’s Colorado.

Professional growth

No matter where you are in your nursing career, we want to help you grow and develop.

Hospital awards

From nursing excellence to U.S. News & World Report, we're ranked among the best.

Nursing highlights

Our Youth and Pet Survivors Program (YAPS) matches pediatric cancer patients with animal “pen pals.”

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Children's Hospital Nurse smiling with a mask on

Our Nurse Scientist Program team created a searchable database of research literature related to pandemics and epidemics to help support nurses, nursing researchers and nursing leaders regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Our NICU is tackling severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), a leading cause of childhood blindness. Learn how we’re helping families envision a healthy future.

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Treating moms in emergent labor requires solid communication, role clarity and patient handoffs. Learn more about our team’s training efforts.

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In Colorado, 12,000 to 15,000 people lack proper treatment for adult congenital heart disease (ACHD). Our ACHD nurse care coordinators are working to fill the gaps in their care.

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Children's Colorado in the news

  • Health eCareers
    A day in the life of a pediatric nurse
    diciembre 15, 2021

    Nurse Mayra Dawkins shares common misconceptions about pediatric nursing and advice for her fellow nurses. Read why the most rewarding part of her job is the daily opportunity to help her patients conquer their fears and get the critical help they need.

  • The Gazette
    Why we need pediatric nurses now more than ever
    noviembre 24, 2021

    Nurses inspire and touch people’s lives in innumerable ways. Kathie Seerup, Chief Nursing Officer for Children’s Colorado’s Southern Region, shares why now is the time to consider frontline healthcare work. Learn more.

  • Colorado Sun
    A small team of clinical research nurses made the Pfizer vaccine trial possible
    octubre 18, 2021

    There are countless career paths with a nursing degree. One opportunity at Children’s Colorado is the clinical research nursing team. They monitor and track new drugs, treatments and devices. They also meet with patients for hundreds of clinical trials at the hospital. See how the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine trial for kids 5-11 years old was made possible by this team.