The application due date for the April Clinical Career Ladder cycle is April 3, 2023.  The interview date is set for April 19, 2023.

There will not be any advancement cycles for the month of May and June.  The next cycle will be in July.  The CCL Calendar provides the dates for future cycles.

NPGO Clinical Career Ladder 2023

Based on feedback from Clinical Career Ladder (CCL) Committee Panelists, applicants, and clinical nurses across the organization, the Nursing Professional Governance Organization (NPGO) Cabinet has approved significant changes to the CCL effective in February 2023.  These changes align with updates in clinical ladder literature and peer organizations.

Summary of changes 2023:

Advancement process will include:

  • Readiness assessment with verbal peer review (see links at left)
  • Online application includes manager approval, CV/resume, and documentation of eligibility (Certification, Professional Organization Membership)
  • Interview with a panel of peers from other practice settings, the applicant’s manager and a professional nurse peer of the applicant’s choosing, to present the required elements and next-level behaviors. (no written portfolio)
  • The Clinical Career Ladder advancement calendar will provide standardized application and interview dates to support improved planning for panelists and applicants

Congratulations to our most recent advancees from 2023 Cycle 1 (February/March cycle).
Effective date of advancement for these team members is March 5, 2023.


Janice Guinn - Breast Care Clinic

Rachel Culbertson - Primary Care Gynecology

Anna Borszich - Outpatient Surgery Center


Ginger Elmore - Interventional Radiology

Jessica Harlow - PACU