Career Development

Encouraging academic progression is more than an initiative; it is a defining characteristic of Norton Healthcare. One of the ways we accomplish our mission to provide quality health care is by creating a culture of continual learning and academic progression for our employees.

Norton Healthcare offers a vast array of programs, educational assistance and support to obtain degrees and credentials for future and current employees.

Personalized Development: Office of Workforce Development

It’s never too early to start focusing on your career. If you’ve got the drive and willingness to learn, Norton Healthcare offers a number of educational opportunities to develop a challenging and meaningful career path through a variety of programs supported by our Office of Workforce Development.
Workforce Development

Clinical Nursing: Norton Healthcare Institute for Nursing

The goals of the Institute for Nursing are to:

  • Provide general and specialty nursing education
  • Create structures that empower nurses to develop professional nursing practice
  • Facilitate teamwork and collaboration in decision-making among nurses, coach and mentor individual nurses, and work in partnership with community organizations to achieve mutual educational and health care goals

Institute for Nursing

Continuing Education and Development: Norton University

The purpose of Norton University is to provide education, organizational development and training opportunities that serve Norton Healthcare. Norton University guides and equips our workforce so employees are positioned for success, thereby making Norton Healthcare a regional health care leader.
Norton University

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Employee finds bigger meaning to being part of the Norton Healthcare family

Alissa Prince, patient navigator with Norton Infectious Disease Specialists, has found community not only within Louisville but also within Norton Healthcare. She points out how important that is as a member of the LGBTQ community. […]

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From 1960s southern Kentucky to nuclear medicine radiology technologist

In 1963, John F. Kennedy was president, the Beatles were becoming famous and the University of Louisville School of Medicine launched its first radiology technologist program. Word of the new curriculum reached a young woman […]

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Meredith C. Sweeney, M.D., named to Business First ‘Forty Under 40’ list

Congratulations to Meredith C. Sweeney, M.D., for being named to Louisville Business First’s “Forty Under 40” list. Dr. Sweeney is a general, bariatric and laparoscopic surgeon with Norton Surgical Specialists; she sees bariatric surgery patients [...]

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Finding purpose and work-life balance at Norton Healthcare

Jacob McTaggart, patient care associate, Norton Brownsboro Hospital, joined Norton Healthcare in September 2018. Jacob joined the military at just 16 years old with plans for a long career in the Army. After an injury, […]

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Program helps student reach toward his dream job

Mautrice Jones beams when he talks about first becoming a nurse, and then a cardiothoracic surgeon. The Norton Healthcare co-op student’s “dream job” wasn’t a future he even considered two years ago. Mautrice joined the […]

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Employee finds bigger meaning to being part of the Norton Healthcare family

Alissa Prince, patient navigator with Norton Infectious Disease Specialists, has found community not only within Louisville but also within Norton Healthcare. She points out how important that is as a member of the LGBTQ community. […]

Read Full Story

From 1960s southern Kentucky to nuclear medicine radiology technologist

In 1963, John F. Kennedy was president, the Beatles were becoming famous and the University of Louisville School of Medicine launched its first radiology technologist program. Word of the new curriculum reached a young woman […]

Read Full Story

Meredith C. Sweeney, M.D., named to Business First ‘Forty Under 40’ list

Congratulations to Meredith C. Sweeney, M.D., for being named to Louisville Business First’s “Forty Under 40” list. Dr. Sweeney is a general, bariatric and laparoscopic surgeon with Norton Surgical Specialists; she sees bariatric surgery patients [...]

Read Full Story

Finding purpose and work-life balance at Norton Healthcare

Jacob McTaggart, patient care associate, Norton Brownsboro Hospital, joined Norton Healthcare in September 2018. Jacob joined the military at just 16 years old with plans for a long career in the Army. After an injury, […]

Read Full Story

Program helps student reach toward his dream job

Mautrice Jones beams when he talks about first becoming a nurse, and then a cardiothoracic surgeon. The Norton Healthcare co-op student’s “dream job” wasn’t a future he even considered two years ago. Mautrice joined the […]

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