A Message to Nursing Applicants


Annie MendozaFrom Annie Mendoza, Chief Nursing Officer

Dear Applicant:

We are excited about your interest in nursing positions at Northwest Texas Healthcare System. We look forward to discussing career opportunities with you.

Northwest Texas Healthcare is a leader in healthcare in the Panhandle region, serving as a destination referral center for the Texas Panhandle, Eastern New Mexico, Southeast Colorado, the Oklahoma Panhandle and Southwest Kansas. It is the region’s only Level II Trauma Center. We also operate the Texas Panhandle’s only Heart Hospital and Children’s Hospital, as well as the highest Maternal recognition in the Panhandle, in addition to a number of specialty services. Our academic affiliation with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center offers a unique clinical training and learning experience for students and residents.

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You are considering joining a team of professionals committed to the care and treatment of patients, using the best technology available while providing compassionate care and the human touch that remains a central part of a major teaching hospital. At Northwest, we believe in utilizing best practices to guide our care, which contributes to excellent patient care outcomes. This focus has allowed us to be recognized as a Certified Chest Pain Center, a Bariatric Surgery Center, and a Primary Stroke Center.

We offer a range of clinical areas in which to practice. I am confident we can find a clinical area that fits your interests and skills. Additionally, we are committed to supporting your professional growth. We offer tuition reimbursement and assistance in pursuing your career advancement and goals. Whether you are looking to pursue a formal degree or specialty certification, Northwest Texas Healthcare System provides support in your endeavors.

Thank you again for your interest and we look forward to having you join the team at NWTHS!

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Annie Mendoza, RN, MSN, FACHE
Chief Nursing Officer
Northwest Texas Healthcare System