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UC Davis Nurses

Growth and advancement of nursing practice is core to UC Davis Health. The Career Ladder Program is one way for clinical nurses to advance their career through validation of professional development, leadership, and education. Career Ladder is designed to engage our nurses in the support of the Patient Care Services Mission, to provide science-based, technologically precise, compassionately delivered patient care.

  • Provide Clinical Nurses the opportunity for advancement
  • Promoting excellence and accomplishment in the domains of professional development, leadership and education
  • Enhance and strengthen patient care by promoting nurse expertise
  • Develop and implement strategies that drive evidence-based nursing practice