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Why Geisinger?

At Geisinger, we’re not afraid to do things differently when it comes to delivering excellent care and a rewarding nursing career. Whether it’s our professional practice models, our pioneering Geisinger Nursing Institute, or our comprehensive benefits, you’ll be part of an organization that’s leading healthcare change.

Geisinger Nursing Institute

We know you have a lot you want to accomplish, but you can’t do it alone. We’re here to help with our organization-wide Geisinger Nursing Institute. The Institute is our governing body and advocacy program for all nurses. It oversees the practice and education of nurses, to ensure you are adequately represented across the organization and in leadership positions.

Nursing leadership and collaboration

  • Guide and oversee the practice, education and engagement of nurses
  • Facilitate strong nurse representation and participation in decision-making

Clinical excellence and innovation

  • Identify and deploy evidence-based best practices
  • Promote a culture of safety, excellence, innovation and continual improvement

Education and career advancement

  • Establish Geisinger as the preferred health system for nurses to pursue a career
  • Provide access to support, education and resources to grow professionally

Community partnership and improvement

  • Strengthen communities through meaningful engagement
  • Actively participate in community health and education initiatives


Caring is our purpose and at the heart of our culture. Our nurses treat each other with respect and compassion, embrace diversity and take time to connect and listen. By routinely seeking employee feedback, we’ve been able to build new programs and improve on existing processes. In fact, we launch new programs every year as a direct result of this feedback. Here are just a few of the ways we’re doing more to care for you and each other:

Career growth opportunities

Grow your career from day one with opportunities for clinical and academic research, professional development, and training and education programs across the system.

Comprehensive benefits

The caring that we provide to our patients and communities also extends to you and your family. Click here to learn about our benefits.

Military friendly environment

We value your military service and know that your skills and experience will help us impact the lives of our patients and communities. Learn about military and veteran jobs.

Building a diverse and inclusive workplace

We know that our diversity – our unique abilities, non-traditional career paths, different heritage and life experiences – generate better ideas to solve complex problems of the changing healthcare landscape. It is through our commitment to inclusion and equity that we unleash the power of our diversity. Learn more about our commitment to D&I.

Leading healthcare

Ranked within the Top 8 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker’s Hospital Review, help us shape the future of health.

A better quality of life in PA

Discover what each of our communities across Pennsylvania offers and experience a quality of life you can’t get elsewhere.

Our Geisinger Family

Janet Tomcavage

I'm excited to take the lessons I've learned along my journey from bedside nurse to educator to leader and help position Geisinger's more than 6,500 nurses—in all positions, from LPNs to RNs to advanced practice nurses—for their own future successes.

Janet Tomcavage

Chief Nursing Executive, MSN, RN
Crystal Muthler

One of the blessings of working at Geisinger is the ability to work in a high-tech environment surrounded by people from our community who care about each other.

Crystal Muthler

Central Region CNO
Stacey Osborne

I enjoy working for an organization that is innovative and caring. Taking care of our family, friends and community is a priority. Geisinger is advancing health promotion through initiatives that are meeting patients’ needs close to home.

Stacey Osborne

Western Region CNO
Rebecca Stoudt

Geisinger offers big city medicine in a rural setting. I’ve worked in big metropolitan hospitals, and our setting is very unique. We offer the best in cutting-edge medicine, but with an approach that brings in rural qualities of calmness and caring.

Rebecca Stoudt

Director of CRNA Services, Advanced Practice Council, Director of Special Projects, Department of Anesthesia

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