Children's Hospital Colorado
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Partners in comprehensive pediatric care

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

Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Executive

Learn more about nursing at Children’s Colorado

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.

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 Magnet recognition to U.S. News & World Report, we're ranked among the best.



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

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We’ve partnered with ECHO Colorado to provide an innovative professional development program that helps school nurses share knowledge and build community.

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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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Nursing highlights

We're committed to providing the best patient care at all our locations. Our 2018 Nursing Year in Review highlights the stories and facts that make nurses at Children's Colorado different.

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Children's Colorado in the news

CBS4

Program Matches Young Cancer Patients, Pets Who’ve Survived Medical Ordeals

febrero 17, 2019

A program created by a nurse at Children's Colorado provides pet pen pals for kids who are too sick to be visited by therapy dogs.

FOX21 Colorado Springs

Cleft Team Nurse Described as a "Godsend"

enero 22, 2019

Children's Colorado nurse Amber Kerr loves working with kids born with a cleft palate. She was also born with a cleft and feels connected to her patients and their families. Amber helps parents to understand that cleft is something that will make these children into the great people they will become.

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