Highland is a 261 bed not-for-profit acute-care community hospital with a nurturing family like environment.
We are a nationally ranked leader in number of specialties including women's health, breast care, geriatrics, orthopaedics, and bariatrics.
Highland is a cutting-edge hospital with a diverse culture that values excellence, innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, clinical quality and patient care that is upheld by the highest standards of corporate responsibility and nursing practice. Our nursing team is dedicated to the art and science of the profession – and has built a strong theoretical framework on a solid foundation.
In a continued effort to realize this vision, our entire nursing staff at Highland is confident in their abilities – and steadfastly committed to self-improvement and lifelong learning. Through our Department of Organizational Learning and generous continuing education benefits, Highland also offers our nurses the opportunity to acquire and maintain the skills they need to be the best possible nurse and person.
Highland's reputation for excellence, combined with more than 125 years of innovation, makes it an exciting place for nurses interested in progressive patient care, personal growth, and professional participation. While we’re constantly evolving, we never forget our roots.
From the moment of birth to the end of life, Highland’s Department of Nursing honor their commitment of providing our community with personalized, high quality care infused with empathy and compassion.
Melissa Derleth, MS, RN, NE-BC
Chief Nursing Officer