United is committed to delivering the highest quality health care possible and is equally committed to advancing nursing practice. We respect and recognize our nurses for the tremendous contributions they do for patient care. Our staff provides exceptional patient care in an environment that is supportive, compassionate, healing and promotes professional and personal growth.
United nurses exemplify the Allina Health Nursing Charter and the United Nursing Vision by embracing the science and humane art of nursing through accountable and professional behavior, leadership, collaboration and passion for nursing across the continuum of care.
The United Hospital Nursing care model is based on the nursing care philosophy developed by Florence Nightengale, that "what nursing has to do . . . is to put the patient in the best condition possible for nature to act upon him."
The Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) is the professional organization for registered nurses. More than 19,000 nurses in Minnesota are members of MNA and United Hospital nurses have a strong presence in the association.
Bernadine (Bunny) Engeldorf, BA, RN, Mental Health MNA co-chair United Hospital
Barbara Forshier, BSN, RN, CAPA, JD, Peri-Op MNA co-chair United Hospital