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Magnet® Proud

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is a Magnet® ​recognized hospital. Recognition was received on April 23, 2020. Magnet® recognition is the gold standard for nursing and the highest honor given by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).​


Memorial Nurses:
  • Carry out the mission of “Being for Others” and deliver warm compassionate care
  • Participate in shared-decision making teams designed to improve patient care
  • Delivery safe quality care with proven quality outcomes
  • Work closely with physicians, pharmacists, therapists and other health care professionals to ensure excellent care
  • Have numerous opportunities for professional development
  • Are encouraged to pursue advanced degrees and certifications, and are provided support in the form of tuition reimbursement and scholarships.
What it Means to be a Magnet® Recognized Hospital

Only about 10% of the hospitals in the country have earned Magnet® Recognition. Magnet® identifies health care organizations that provide the very best in nursing care and professionalism in nursing practice. The Magnet® Recognition Program is the highest national honor for nursing excellence and provides consumers with the ultimate benchmark for measuring quality of care. Magnet® recognition tells nurses, patients, and the community this is a great place to work and receive care.

Earned through a rigorous application and review process, the Magnet® Recognition Program puts a spotlight on our quality, patient care practices, performance outcomes, evidence based practice and research. Magnet® recognized organizations tend to have:

  • Improved patient outcomes
  • Higher patient satisfaction
  • Higher levels of nurse satisfaction

Interested in becoming a Memorial Hospital nurse and being part of a Magnet® recognized hospital? Click here to view our nursing careers page.