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Geisinger becomes the first member of Risant Health

A career in nursing has many paths at Geisinger — but they all end up at the same place.

Helping people, changing lives and making a difference.

Click below to see the visual representation of our employees’ Geisinger nursing career journeys as shown in our print edition of PA Health.

Follow their paths

A graphic illustration represents several pathways to a nursing career.
Nurse Dawn Troutman is pictured in a colorful graphic border.

Dawn Troutman, RN

“Nursing is the best career. You can do so many different things. It’s a way of life. Once a nurse, always a nurse.”

  1. Started as candy striper
  2. Registered nurse (RN)
  3. Critical care nurse
  4. Team coordinator
  5. Operations manager
Nurse Kevin McHale is pictured in a colorful graphic border.

Kevin McHale, RN

“As a nurse, you can help patients at a time in their life when they can't help themselves, and that is truly rewarding.

  1. Started as patient transporter
  2. Certified nursing assistant (CNA)
  3. Registered nurse (RN)
  4. Licensed practical nurse (LPN)
  5. Clinical team leader
Nurse Jolene Fazio is pictured in a colorful graphic border.

Jolene Fazio

“There’s always room for advancement, to climb the ladder and better your education. You’re never stuck in one place because there are so many opportunities at Geisinger.”

  1. Started as certified medical assistant (CMA)
  2. Applied for Geisinger Nursing Scholars Program
  3. Pursuing nursing degree at Luzerne County Community College

This story originally appeared in PA Health, our quarterly full-color magazine filled with wellness tips, inspiring stories and more.

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