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Nursing

  • Welcome

    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 nursing vision

  • United nurses exemplify the pdf-icon Allina Health Nursing Charter and the pdf-icon 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.

    United nursing care model

    The United Hospital pdf-icon 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."

    Minnesota Nurses Association

    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


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