Founded in 1985, Main Line Health is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs. Main Line Health’s commitment—to deliver advanced medicine to treat and cure disease while also playing an important role in prevention and disease management as well as training physicians and other health care providers—reflects our intent to keep our community and ourselves well ahead. A team of more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians care for patients throughout the Main Line Health system. At Main Line Health’s core are four of the region’s most respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s recognized facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital.
The Main Line Health system also includes Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, which includes skilled home health care, hospice and palliative care services; Main Line Health Centers, primary and specialty care, lab and radiology, and Other outpatient services located in Broomall, Collegeville, Concordville, Exton and Newtown Square; Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a biomedical research organization; and Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multispecialty physician networks.
Main Line Health is the recipient of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for nursing excellence, the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence (MAAPE) Excellence Award, and recognition as among the nation’s best employers by Forbes magazine. Main Line Health is committed to creating an environment of diversity, respect and inclusion and has proudly embraced the American Hospital Association’s #123forEquity Pledge to Act to eliminate disparities in care.
A Reputation for Nursing Excellence
As part of our nursing mission and vision, Main Line Health remains committed to professional development. As nurses, we are leaders and teachers, working to meet and exceed the expectations of our patients. As the landscape of health care changes over the next few years, our nurses must be prepared to provide care in the most efficient, cost-effective manner. It’s vital for nurses and other health care professionals to participate in professional development activities and embrace evidence-based practice. As part of Main Line Health’s commitment to learning and changing, we have established goals toward achieving 100% BSN rates across the system. Aligning with the Institute of Medicine’s Future of Nursing Report, by 2020, Main Line Health is committed to attaining 80% BSN rate, 90% by 2025 and 100% BSN rate by 2030.
Professional Development in Nursing:
Main Line Health encourages our nursing staff to be lifelong learners through advancing their education, certifications, and professional learning. We are proud of the nursing staff’s professional development accomplishments.
Professional Development Accomplishments:
- 60 nurses certified in Geriatric Nursing
- 28 nurses certified in Pain Management
- CRRN certification rate increase to 77% at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital
- Increased nurse certification by 12%—exceeded MLH nursing strategic goal for 2011 and 2012
- More than 100 RN’s enrolled in RN-BSN programs
- More than 80 RN’s enrolled in MSN programs
- Onsite RN to BSN programs at multiple campuses
- Schwartz Rounds at all acute care sites
To learn more about our Nursing at Main Line Healthcare, please visit https://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers
It is the policy of Main Line Health: to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer/employee relations without discrimination because of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, political affiliation, military service, relationship status, or other non-merit based factors; to select, develop and promote employees based on the individual’s, qualifications, experience, and job performance; to maintain a working environment free of all forms of discrimination, harassment, and intimidation.