Nursing Recruitment Team

Michelle Kavanaugh

Michelle Kavanaugh, RN, BSN

Areas of expertise

  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Last Semester Tuition Reimbursement
  • Nursing Professional Advancement Program
  • Nurse Residency Program

LeAnne Shockley

LeAnne Shockley

Areas of expertise

  • Bariatrics
  • Call Center
  • Cardiac Services (including Critical Care)
  • Case Management
  • Clinical Support
  • Maternity Services
  • Pastoral Care
  • Quality & Patient Safety
  • Surgical Services

Nolan Wimsatt

Nolan Wimsatt

Areas of expertise

  • Emergency Department
  • Behavioral Health
  • Extended Care Services
  • Medical-Surgical Services
  • Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center
  • Observation Medical
  • Wound Healing

Nursing Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement

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Owensboro Health can make it easier for you to become a nurse and sharpen your skills. Turn to us to for hands-on educational opportunities and financial assistance.

Educational Assistance Program

If you’ve been accepted into an accredited, pre-licensure nursing program, review the program guidelines and apply for the Educational Assistance Program that helps pay for your tuition, books and other school-related expenses.

For each semester you participate in the Educational Assistance Program, you commit to working six months full-time as a Registered Nurse at Owensboro Health after graduation. 

Apply by September 1 for Fall semester assistance and January 1 for Spring semester assistance.

Download Program Guidelines and Application

Last Semester Tuition Reimbursement

New graduates who accept a full-time Registered Nurse position with Owensboro Health may qualify for up to $2,500.00 in reimbursement for tuition and licensure fees associated with their final semester of nursing school. In order to receive reimbursement, you must apply within 6 months of obtaining your nursing degree from an accredited nursing program.

For more information, please e-mail the Recruitment Team at

*Education Benefits and Educational Assistance Program recipients may be eligible for a prorated amount.

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Want to learn more about joining our team? I invite you to email our recruitment team your questions. Owensboro Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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