Careers for Nurses Highland Nurses Have the Healing Touch It only takes two words to sum up our core beliefs at Highland Hospital: Compassion heals. Our exceptionally compassionate care is why so many of our patients write us letters of thanks, talk of the friends they found here and only want to be treated at Highland. And it's why so many nurses come here and never leave. As a leader in geriatrics, orthopaedics and bariatrics, Highland offers exciting career opportunities for nurses in these fields and many more. As a member of our nursing staff, you’ll also enjoy: A competitive compensation/ benefits package Career advancement and continuing education opportunities Team structures that will empower you to learn and to lead A mentoring environment that fosters appreciation and respect Flexible scheduling that allows you to balance life’s demands The educational and technological advantages that come with being an affiliate of the University of Rochester Medical Center Growing our Nurses Our staff development model is based on Patricia Benner’s Model of Novice to Expert, and uses adult learning principles to build experience, competency, practice and structure.