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September 4, 2017

Best Hospitals in New York for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org analyzed 1,747 surveys of nurses from 176 hospitals in New York to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of New York.

1. NYU Winthrop University Hospital

Mineola, NY

4.5 Average Rating
100% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"The hospital has a family feel rather than one that is all business."

"The staffing is excellent and the surgeons support their nurses. It's a great team!"

"You have resources and management listens to suggestions."

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2. University of Rochester Medical Center

Rochester, NY

4.5 Average Rating
98% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"It is a great place to work and a terrific organization to be a part of."

"Busy and crazy but staff and management are excellent with a ton of resources."

"Very encouraging environment for nurses. Lots of emphasis on continued education and level advancement."

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3. Syracuse VA Medical Center

Syracuse, NY

4.4 Average Rating
100% Recommended

"It is an excellent hospital to gain experience."

"Great working environment."

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4. Saratoga Hospital (tie)

Saratoga Springs, NY

4.3 Average Rating
100% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Great organization that values nurses. Hospital is always improving, upgrading, and implementing new practices to improve care."

"Great support from management."

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4. NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County (tie)

Brooklyn, NY

4.3 Average Rating
100% Recommended

"Great work environment, amiable coworkers, [and] family oriented. There's opportunity for upward mobility and the encouragement to do so."

"There’s a lot of room for career advancement."

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6. Long Island Jewish Medical Center

New Hyde Park, NY

4.3 Average Rating
95% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Amazing management and support."

"A great hospital system [with] great resources for support."

"Employee recognition program is amazing."

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7. NYU Langone Health-Tisch Hospital

New York, NY

4.3 Average Rating
92% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Great opportunities in so many different specialties."

"Everyone is warm, welcoming, and friendly."

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8. St. Peter's Hospital

Albany, NY

4.2 Average Rating
97% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Management is accommodating, good teamwork, extensive training, and many resources available."

"The support system is great."

"Most charge nurses will dig their heels in and give you a hand."

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9. North Shore University Hospital

Manhasset, NY

4.1 Average Rating
100% Recommended

"Great work atmosphere. Staff well trained [and] very professional. The hospital prides its staff in training and upgrading."

"Supportive staff and managers."

"It's a teaching hospital and we all work as a team."

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10. Crouse Hospital

Syracuse, NY

4.0 Average Rating
100% Recommended

"Whenever one person is struggling, each person volunteers to help without being asked. The hospital is like a small community, and my unit is like a family."

"The staff here is amazing and willing to help. It is an amazing work environment!"

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11. Orange Regional Medical Center

Middletown, NY

4.1 Average Rating
91% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Great benefits and opportunity for advancement."

"Coworkers always willing to help."

"Great place to work. Lots of support."

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12. New York-Presbyterian Hospital

New York, NY

4.0 Average Rating
88% Recommended

"NYP is a great hospital with great benefits, wonderful staff, and a lot of support."

"If you want to work at an extremely innovative, cutting-edge, teaching environment, this is the place."

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13. Highland Hospital

Rochester, NY

3.9 Average Rating
95% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Everyone is very helpful and always willing to help one another when needed."

"The hospital has the feel of a community hospital, but the resources of a bigger institution."

"Highland is a close knit hospital with a friendly and supportive atmosphere."

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14. St Joseph's Hospital Health Center

Syracuse, NY

3.8 Average Rating
100% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"High respect for nurses and great nursing culture. Everyone works as a team."

"The management is pretty awesome."

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15. Albany Medical Center

Albany, NY

3.9 Average Rating
90% Recommended

"Great co-workers to work with. Fellow nurses are friendly and willing to help out as needed."

"Friendly and knowledgeable coworkers who are willing to teach."

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16. Glens Falls Hospital

Glens Falls, NY

3.8 Average Rating
89% Recommended

"Support from management and peers is positive."

"The coworkers and faculty are great, facility is nice, it is a beautiful area, [and] management is very qualified."

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17. ECMC Hospital

Buffalo, NY

3.8 Average Rating
88% Recommended

"Most staff is very helpful, kind, and friendly."

"Awesome working environment with supportive staff."

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18. Rochester General Hospital

Rochester, NY

3.8 Average Rating
86% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Staff are very nice and helpful. Good training and learning opportunities."

"It is team oriented and your coworkers feel more like family."

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19. Staten Island University Hospital

Staten Island, NY

3.7 Average Rating
94% Recommended

"My coworkers are amazing. It's a small hospital and everyone is friendly and helpful."

"Coworkers are supportive and work as a team."

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20. Stony Brook University Hospital

Stony Brook, NY

3.8 Average Rating
85% Recommended

"I have worked with some of the most amazing coworkers and have had support from management and peers."

"Coworkers are professional and teamwork friendly."

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Methodology: Nurse.org surveyed 1,747 nurses from 176 hospitals in the state of New York from 2015-2017 for this report. Hospitals with less than 10 nursing reviews were excluded from our list. The ranking order is based on the average rating and the percent of nurses who would recommend their hospital.

Media Contact: If you have any questions, please contact Charles Sipe at charles@nurse.org.

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