Eileen Westley-Hetrick, Clinical Nurse Educator Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has been recognized as a “Leader in Nursing” among “America’s Best Nurses” for 2017. She will be sharing her knowledge and expertise in Process Improvement, Healthcare Consulting, Program Management, Clinical Research, Leadership, and Nursing.
With over forty-three years of experience in the field of Nursing, Eileen offers valuable insight in her role as a Clinical Nurse Educator at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Established in 1963, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center provides a variety of fully-integrated patient care services to improve the health of the community and beyond.
As a Clinical Nurse Educator at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center since 2006, Eileen’s day-to-day responsibilities include organizing new hire orientation, annual competencies, maintaining regulation laws and incorporating new techniques, and organizing frequent learning opportunities.
In 1993, Eileen earned her Master of Science in Nursing-Critical Care and Trauma from the Thomas Jefferson University. Her desire to pursue the field of Nursing developed from a childhood dream of being a nurse and a lifelong learner.
Among her many accomplishments, Eileen is proud to have helped nurses hone their skills and achieve success for twenty-eight years of patient care. She attributes her success to being a problem solver, hard work, and focusing on patient care.
Eileen maintains affiliations with the following organizations: American Nurses Association, Association of Critical Care Nurses, Association for Nursing Professional Development, Emergency Nurses Association, and Pennsylvania State Nurses Association.
Looking ahead, Eileen hopes for continued personal and professional career growth.
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Clinical Nurse Educator at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
- With more than 10,000 plus employees, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all.
- Focused on providing a wide range of fully integrated patient care services for the people of central Pennsylvania and beyond.
- Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center enrolls medical and nursing students, basic science graduate students, medical residents and fellows, other students in health-care related professions to bring that vision alive.