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October 18, 2017

Best Hospitals in Maryland for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org analyzed 559 surveys of nurses from 49 hospitals in Maryland to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of Maryland.

1. Mercy Medical Center

BALTIMORE, MD

4.3 Average Rating
100% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Loved my coworkers. Working here while in nursing school allowed me to find my passion, which is women's health."

"Team oriented. Love the people I worked with and would return any time."

"Pay is competitive and there is room for advancement. Staff is friendly and has a family environment."

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2. Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

BALTIMORE, MD

4.3 Average Rating
90% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Family oriented relationship with staff. Wide variety of patient care opportunities. Supportive of new graduates."

"Great commaraderie among staff of all roles. Nurses' opinions [and] concerns respected and listened to."

"Coworkers are supportive. The hospital does provide a great learning environment for nurses. I learned plenty of vital skills while working for Johns Hopkins."

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3. Anne Arundel Medical Center (tie)

ANNAPOLIS, MD

4.0 Average Rating
95% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Continuing education opportunities are readily available."

"They are extremely supportive of there nurses. They have an amazing nurse satisfaction rating. It was a great place to start to my nursing career."

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3. Medstar Union Memorial Hospital (tie)

BALTIMORE, MD

4.0 Average Rating
95% Recommended

"They are really team players in this hospital."

"I am finding that the staff is friendly."

"If you have a desire to learn new things and be a part of a great research team this is the place to be in Baltimore."

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5. Calvert Memorial Hospital

Prince Frederick, MD

3.9 Average Rating
92% Recommended

"Teamwork, quick response team, intellectual staff, [and] great communication with doctors."

"Exceptional focus on patients and family in a very supportive working environment."

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6. Johns Hopkins Hospital

BALTIMORE, MD

4.0 Average Rating
89% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Several resources, extra nurses to help, [and] friendly staff."

"Hopkins is a great teaching hospital. I'm glad I began my career there."

"Coworker solidarity, nice coworkers, interesting cases, good surgeons, [and] nice facility."

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7. University of Maryland Medical Center

BALTIMORE, MD

3.9 Average Rating
89% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Staffing is usually very nice, competitive pay, [and] nice educational facility."

"UMMC has gone above and beyond in saving lives of patients that may not have had a chance of survival if they were in other parts of the country."

"Great opportunities for professional advancement, higher pay than nearby hospitals, [and] great team environment with physicians and other specialties. Coworkers have been so supportive and friendly."

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8. Frederick Memorial Hospital

FREDERICK, MD

3.8 Average Rating
93% Recommended

"Fabulous coworkers with excellent physicians. Love working here and highly recommend it to anyone."

"Good staff and good teamwork. Free parking and safe neighborhoods."

"Great working environment."

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9. Saint Agnes Hospital

BALTIMORE, MD

3.9 Average Rating
80% Recommended

"My coworkers are great, pay is comparable to other hospitals in this area, [and] higher-ups are supportive and nurturing."

"The nurses on my unit are so supportive and love working with oncology patients."

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10. Medstar Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD

3.9 Average Rating
82% Recommended

"Administration supportive for the entire hospital. Quality patient care. Teaching hospital with knowledgeable residents and interns."

"The overall culture is wonderful."

"Working at Good Samaritan Hospital is very educational because it's a teaching hospital. It has a family-oriented feel."

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Methodology: Nurse.org surveyed 559 nurses from 49 hospitals in the state of Maryland from 2015-2017 for this report. Hospitals with less than ten 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 [email protected]

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