September 8, 2017

Best Hospitals in New Hampshire for Nurses in 2017

Best Hospitals in New Hampshire for Nurses in 2017 analyzed over 165 surveys of nurses from 26 hospitals in New Hampshire to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of New Hampshire.


1. Catholic Medical Center


4.4 Average Rating
94% Recommended


“Very professional and patient oriented. The best cardiac unit I have ever worked on. It’s a teaching hospital, there is always room for advancement.”

“CMC has a great work environment. Being in their float pool has been a great experience.”

“There are times when you are called off frequently – not great if you rely on a steady income.”


2. Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital


4.0 Average Rating
100% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Excellent team approach. Patient centered care. Evidence based practice. When rounding daily they include all professional disciplines and actually include and listen to input from them."

"Great co-workers. There is supportive management. The pay is competitive and fair. Flexible scheduling is available. There are multiple opportunities for learning and growth."

"It's a nice place to work. They treat travelers very well."


3. Concord Hospital


3.9 Average Rating
94% Recommended

"This hospital has great pay and is in a nice area. It is truly a beautiful hospital and is also nonprofit so there are better patient outcomes and happy employees."

"Friendly staff that pride themselves on furthering their education and expertise. Facility is always evolving. Great food service! A very nice hospital."

"Supportive coworkers, friendly and professional atmosphere, excellent simulation lab facility, team-based approach, tuition reimbursement for higher education, free gym for employees."


4. Alice Peck Memorial Hospital


Average Rating 3.8
94% Recommended

"Team work, my supervisor listens and cares about all of us. Doctors are great and all have a heart of gold."

"Great coworkers, love to work as a team. Many learning opportunitites. My supervisor listens to what we say and makes improvements."

"I work with great people who love their job and give 110%."


5. Elliot Hospital


3.4 Average Rating
82% Recommended

"Great working environment, whether it is floor nursing or operating room specialty, supportive management and peers. Great education opportunities. Pay is very competitive."

"Good staff, flexible hours, great benefits, competitive pay. Goes above and beyond to help further your education. Always working with a great care team.


6. Lake Region General Hospital


3.2 Average Rating
70% Recommended

"Small facility, beautiful surrounding area with lots of lakes and mountains. Great for the outdoorsy nature lover. Beautiful foliage in the fall."

"Coworkers, surgeons, small close knit team. No teams of staff. We all work together and rotate cases so you never get comfortable and are constantly learning. Great environment to learn and create positive relationships."

"Always advocate for what’s best for the patient. Always do what is right even if it is frowned upon. Never stop looking for opportunities. I work for Laconia clinic which is part of Lakes Region General Hospital. I work for a very busy internal medicine physician. I used to be a a psychiatric nurse before."


Methodology: surveyed 169 nurses in the state of New Hampshire 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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