Derick Pedigo, RN

Derick Pedigo, RN

RN - Kaweah Health

I began my career in health care in 2016 as an EMT for American Ambulance of Visalia. I then moved on to an LVN position in Renal services at Kaweah Health on the 4th floor. After one year of working as an LVN, I was accepted into the COS RN program and after graduating, took my first RN position as a chronic hemodialysis nurse, where I still work today.

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The Journey to Nursing with Derick Pedigo, RN

Many nurses practicing today entered healthcare knowing they absolutely wanted to be a nurse. But Derick Pedigo’s journey was different. Starting as an EMT and observing the nurses in the Emergency Department, he said, “I want to do that.” When he didn’t get into the program the first time, he deci...