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Nursing at Strong Memorial Hospital: Recognized among the best in the world.

Strong Memorial is more than a hospital... it's an integral part of the University of Rochester Medical Center, our region's premier integrated health system.

The medical centerwhich also includes the School of Nursing, the School of Medicine and Dentistry, Golisano Children's Hospital and the Eastman Dental Centeroffers an exciting environment where education and research form state-of-the-art nursing practice.

Group of NursesEvery nurse is special but the nurses at the Strong Memorial Hospital truly stand apart. Thanks to them, Strong Memorial Hospital was the first in Rochester to be awarded Magnet status. Strong is also nationally recognized as a NICHE hospitalNurses Improving Care for Health System Elders—and recently received the Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

Our nurses, all 3,500 of them, have the chance to realize their potential in practice, education, research, management or consultation.

Read about why more Nurses choose Strong

Strong Receives 4th International Quality Designation for Nursing

August 2018
Magnet Recognized - American Nurses Credentialing Center Hospital logo
Strong Memorial Hospital was just re-designated as a Magnet hospital, a recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a division of the American Nursing Association that serves as the gold standard for nursing excellence around the globe. Fewer than 8 percent of American hospitals currently hold this honor. 

Employee Benefits for Strong Nurses

Our nurses' high level of job satisfaction speaks volumes about the quality of management and the work environment at Strong Memorial. So does our compensation package. Strong Memorial offers a wage/salary program that recognizes excellence and experience and a benefit package like no others in Rochester.

View details about benefits for Strong Nurses.