NEW RIVER VALLEY, VA — Carilion New River Valley Medical Center was named a top hospital for nurses to work in 2017. Coming in at no. 7 in the entire Commonwealth of Virginia, this ranking is calculated from surveys from nurses themselves.
Nurse.org looked at over 1,800 surveys from nurses in 314 hospitals across the state. The average rating for Carilion NRV was at 4.1/5 and it came 94% recommended by the surveyed nurses.
“We’re excited to be able to recognize Carilion New River Valley Medical Center for providing an excellent work environment for our nurses,” said Nurse.org Product Manager Phillip Lee. “Our survey data shows the hospital ranks in the top 2% in the state for nurse job satisfaction. By supporting nurses through an educational hospital where nurses can thrive and be successful, they are leaving a positive impact on their community.”
Some anonymous quotes from the reviews say:
“The staff is friendly and helpful. All disciplines work very well as a team. Your input is valued and heard. It is a busy place. You can obtain great skills and knowledge.”
“Great place to work. Excellent care and working environment, very safe.”
“It’s a great place to work. Great nurse PT ratios They care about you and we all work together as a team.”
Read more at NRV News.
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