Best Hospitals in Colorado for Nurses in 2017

2 Min Read Published July 6, 2017
Best Hospitals in Colorado for Nurses in 2017 ranked the best hospitals in Colorado state for nurses to work for based on nurses' ratings and reviews.

1. Children’s Hospital Colorado

Average Rating 4.5
Recommended 100%

*Magnet Hospital

“Great coworkers, good pay, flexible scheduling, management is awesome. I love working here currently.”

“I enjoyed working there immensely and would recommend it to anyone.”


1. University of Colorado Hospital

Average Rating 4.5
Recommended 100%

*Magnet Hospital

“Self-scheduling, great co-workers, input for policy change, involved leadership, many resources available to help.”

“Great staff and management. The hospital is run well and schedule is done well by management.”


3. Porter Adventist Hospital

Average Rating 4.4
Recommended 100%

*Magnet Hospital

“It is a great hospital with a community feel. Nurse to patient ratios are taken seriously and nurses are well respected.”

“Great hospital with incredible patient care and culture for employees. Great team and support. Great leaders.”


3. Saint Joseph Hospital

Average Rating 4.4
Recommended 100%

*Magnet Hospital

“Great teamwork with nursing staff, wonderful and friendly hospital staff, welcoming floor, and advanced safety and education training.”

“Wonderful team culture, good staffing ratios, and awesome work environment.”


5. Lutheran Medical Center

Average Rating 4.3
Recommended 94%

“Everyone works well as a team with good morale. The staff is positive and energetic.”

“Staff is very friendly and helpful. Nice environment and good patient ratio.”


6. Denver Health and Hospital Authority

Average Rating 4.2
Recommended 100%

“Great teaching hospital that serves the underserved.”

“If you want trauma experience this place is great.”


7. Penrose St. Francis Health Services

Average Rating 4.1
Recommended 97%

*Magnet Hospital

“They really tried to work with everyone’s different needs when it came to scheduling.”

“Teamwork on my unit is great.”


8. Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center

Average Rating 4.1
Recommended 92%

“All my coworkers are helpful and the ratio is always safe. The manager is very reliable. It's a great environment to work in.”

“Management will listen to your concerns if they are voiced.”


9. The Medical Center of Aurora

Average Rating 4.0
Recommended 100%

*Magnet Hospital

“Staff ratios are better than a lot of places! Management is very invested in making sure staff are successful.”

“Co-workers are friendly and work well as a team. The management is very helpful in helping with personal life situations.”


10. Mercy Regional Medical Center

Average Rating 3.9
Recommended 85%

“This is an excellent place to work with wonderful people, patients, and quality of life.”

“I work with a lot of genuinely caring nurses. Everyone is always willing to help you if you are having a bad day.”

“Co-workers are the greatest group I’ve ever been with in any hospital. Very proud to work for this company and very proud of the care we provide to every patient.” surveyed 262 nurses in the state of Colorado from 2015-2017 for this report. Hospitals with less than ten nursing reviews were excluded from our list.

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