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Nursing at Suburban Hospital

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At Suburban Hospital, nurses lead superior patient care and so much more. Innovations championed by clinical nurses have made the practice environment safer for patients and staff. Better dialogue, led by nurses, between every member of the care team as well as with patients and families has saved lives, sometimes even after a patient leaves the hospital. The connections and partnerships our nurses forge with physicians, fellow nurses, other support staff, generous donors, and patients and their family members helps Suburban Hospital elevate the patient experience and excel in safety, quality and excellence.

Read more about nursing at Suburban Hospital in the 2020 Sondra D. Bender Nursing Report.

Nursing excellence isn’t something we simply strive for, it is our standard.

It is achieved through a commitment to professional nursing and dedication to superior patient care. Nurses at Suburban Hospital provide the highest level of care by applying evidence-based best practices, collaboration, compassion and integrity. Our staff of more than 600 nurses are constantly learning, mentoring and seeking to apply the most recent clinical innovations in all areas of the hospital.

Nursing Practice Model

As an integral part of the care team, our nurses have a wide range of clinical choices including:

  • Adult Medical/Surgical
  • Behavioral Health
  • Progressive Care Unit
  • Cardiothoracic Open Heart Recovery
  • Clinical Decision Unit
  • Emergency Services
  • Intensive Care
  • Operating Room
  • Ortho/Neuro
  • PACU
  • And many more

Our nurses are encouraged to participate in the nursing governance structure and they are provided with professional development opportunities, mentorship and exposure to the latest clinical innovations.

The work of nurse practitioners is especially important and valued within the Suburban care community.

Guiding Principles

Nurses at Suburban Hospital follow six principles that guide them in their work at the bedside, in the OR, in the field, as educators and wherever they serve patients.

Download the Nursing Practice Model PDF

Awards & Recognition

Suburban Hospital's Intensive Care Unit recently received the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). The award recognizes the top critical care units in hospitals nationwide.

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