Patients who seek care at Cleveland Clinic will interact with the highly skilled and professional nurses of the Stanley Shalom Zielony Institute of Nursing. They are an integral part of your care team. They will work with your doctors, pharmacists, patient educators, and other caregivers to be your advocate and to enact your personalized plan of care.
As the health system’s largest caregiver group, the nurses of Cleveland Clinic have vast experience and diverse expertise. Our nurses work in every setting and can be found in positions of leadership, advanced practice, quality, research, education and more.
The Stanley Shalom Zielony Institute for Nursing Excellence oversees the practice and education of nearly 29,000 nursing caregivers. Their commitment to excellence can be found throughout the Cleveland Clinic enterprise, which includes:
- 12 regional hospitals
- Family health and surgery centers
- Health and wellness centers
- 41 locations in Florida – including 5 regional hospitals and 3 family health centers
- A location in Nevada
Our nurses work in inpatient, outpatient, rehabilitation and home care settings. They work with the very latest technologies, develop their nursing practices and excel in patient care. It’s why six of our hospitals have received their Magnet® designation, four are on their Journey to Magnet® excellence, and three are on the Pathway to Excellence®.
The Zielony Nursing Institute’s executive leadership team is comprised of trusted, dedicated individuals who follow a serving leader philosophy to leadership. Collectively, the team’s experience spans the globe and numerous facets of the nursing profession. Many of our leaders are sought-after speakers and presenters and serve as expert resources throughout the healthcare industry.
Research and innovation are key strategic components to Cleveland Clinic’s business model. Our team of highly experienced nurse researchers is dedicated to mentoring, coaching and educating nurses in nursing research. They provide guidance and support to facilitate evidence-based nursing practices per their clinical backgrounds or research interests. Additionally, each researcher has his or her own focused program of research.