September 13, 2017

Best Hospitals in Kansas for Nurses in 2017

Best Hospitals in Kansas for Nurses in 2017 analyzed over 509 surveys of nurses from 96 hospitals in Kansas to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of Kansas.

1. The University of Kansas Hospital


4.7 Average Rating
98% Recommended

"Great coworkers [and] facility. Teaching hospital gives you [the] opportunity to learn from residents who are willing to teach and share their knowledge."

"The scheduling is flexible, the RN to patient ratio is great, and I would recommend anyone work here."

"Great nursing support and autonomy. Plenty of opportunities for continued education."


2. Wesley Medical Center


4.2 Average Rating
100% Recommended

"Fair pay, good training, up-to-date equipment, good coworkers, [and] teamwork is encouraged."

"The facility listens to its staff and works on problem areas. Teamwork is great."


3. Shawnee Mission Medical Center


4.3 Average Rating
89% Recommended

"Facility has been updated and remodeled. Excellent physician staff and nurse clinicians."

"Great, skilled coworkers. Adequate staffing ratios."

"Great coworkers, autonomy, [and] great resources. Great scheduling [and] wonderful teamwork."


4. Stormont Vail Hospital


Average Rating 4.2
93% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Great coworkers. [The] night shift is very tight-knit. Good communication between departments."

"Positive facility with room for growth."


5. Olathe Medical Center


4.0 Average Rating
100% Recommended

"Everyone works as a team. Supportive management team. Great physicians. Would recommend this hospital to everyone."

"A great hospital to learn and update your skills."

"Good nurse to patient ratio. Competitive pay."


Methodology: surveyed 509 nurses in the state of Kansas from 2015-2017 for this report. The ranking order is based on the average rating and the percent of nurses who would recommend their hospital. Hospitals with less than 10 nursing reviews were excluded from our list. 

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