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Nursing Excellence

Going Above and Beyond.

Nurses at Carle Health place patients, their families and our community at the center of their decisions. That is the basis of their professional practice model. Our team of nurses exemplify compassion and create the safest environment for the best possible patient health outcomes. 

We encourage our nurses to grow their career through training and education by providing pre-paid tuition assistance. We also have a Clinical Nursing Ladder, a voluntary advancement program that recognizes and rewards nurses for their professional contributions. Carle Health also provides numerous leadership and engagement opportunities giving nurses the chance to grow and contribute.

Check out our Carle Health 2022 Nursing Annual Report to learn more about nursing at Carle Health.


We are Carle Health Nurses.

In many eyes, Carle Health nurses epitomize what professional nurses should be: Applying their experience, knowledge and compassion to make a real impact on other people’s lives, each and every day. In short, acting as a trusted partner for the people we serve. 

We never stop striving to give our patients the best possible care. We’re relentless in what we do because so many depend on us. Together, we’re unstoppable.


We are Magnet®

Carle Foundation Hospital and Carle Physican’s Group, Carle BroMenn Medical Center, Carle Health Methodist Hospital, Carle Health Proctor Hospital and Carle Health Pekin Hospital all hold Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest honor for nursing care granted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Nearly 5,000 nurses practice in a variety of settings from inpatient to ambulatory to our health plan. Each is supported by transformational leaders who give them autonomy to find solutions, integrate with their care teams, pursue research and grow their careers. The positive work environment elevates our world-class patient care and creates positive outcomes. Learn more about our Magnet designated hospitals and clinics by clicking on the regional links below.


Bloomington - Normal

Carle BroMenn Medical Center attained Magnet recognition in 2021 for a second time. In 2025 Carle BroMenn Medical Center will apply for re-designation.

Champaign - Urbana

Carle Foundation Hospital and the Carle Physician Group attained Magnet recognition in 2019 for a third time. In 2023, Carle Foundation Hospital and the Carle Physician Group will apply for re-designation and Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center will start their Magnet® designation journey.

Greater Peoria

In 2024, Carle Health Pekin Hospital attained Magnet® recognition for the first time. Carle Health Methodist Hospital achieved its fifth Magnet designation and Carle Health Proctor Hospital earned its second Magnet designation.

Join Our Team

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Discover the job, the career, the purpose you were meant for. The supportive and inclusive team where you can thrive. The place where growth meets balance – and opportunities meet flexibility. Find it all here at Carle Health.

Based in Urbana, IL, Carle Health is a vertically integrated system with nearly 16,500 team members in its eight hospitals, physician groups and a variety of healthcare businesses and is recognized as a Great Place to Work®. Carle BroMenn Medical Center, Carle Foundation Hospital, Carle Health Methodist Hospital and Carle Health Proctor Hospital hold Magnet® designations, the nation’s highest honor for nursing care. The system includes Methodist College and Carle Illinois College of Medicine, the world’s first engineering-based medical school, and Health Alliance™.

We offer so many opportunities for great nurses to pursue lifelong careers at Carle Health. View our open positions or start a chat now to figure out where you fit best based on your training and interests