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October 9, 2017

Best Hospitals in Ohio for Nurses in 2017

Best Hospitals in Ohio for Nurses in 2017

Nurse.org analyzed over 2,210 reviews from 163 hospitals in Ohio to rank the best hospitals to work for in the state of Ohio.

1. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati, OH

4.7 Average Rating
97% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"It really is one of the greatest hospitals to learn."

"Great facility and research-oriented. Love how determined they are to do well for patients."

 

2. Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Cleveland, OH

4.5 Average Rating
97% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Amazing work experience, great learning opportunities, cutting edge research, and great benefits."

"Modern equipment you have a lot of help from doctors residents."

"Great benefits excellent staffing and nurse/patient ratios."

 

3. Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital - University Hospital

Cleveland, OH

4.4 Average Rating
100% Recommended

"Coworkers were nice and supportive. Saw many interesting things that you might not see in a small hospital"

"Great staff. There is a lot of flexibility with scheduling."

 

4. Nationwide Children's Hospital

Columbus, OH

4.5 Average Rating
92% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"The coworkers on my home unit are helpful and friendly and my unit manager is welcoming and makes my work feel appreciated."

"This hospital is committed to excellence and is always changing practice based on the lastest research."

"Great place to work. Management is fantastic. Nurse to patient ratios are phenomenal. Lots of resources. Physicians are top notch."

 

5. Grant Medical Center

Columbus, OH

4.4 Average Rating
98% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Family environment fun place to work. Caring and professional coworkers. Wouldn't work for any place else in Ohio."

"Great staff and doctors. Advanced care and organized approach to healthcare. Patients and families come first. Staff are recognized and important to  administration."

"I would recommend working at Grant to anybody. Competitive pay, great benefits, and a wonderful work environment. As a brand new nurse it was amazing working out of a Magnet status hospital."

 

6. Riverside Methodist Hospital (tie)

Columbus, OH

4.4 Average Rating
97% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Big organization with good orientation. Welcoming to new hires and good training."

"Coworkers are friendly and accepting of help. Flexible schedules and coworkers often willing to trade shifts."

"Great teamwork with  amazing attitude. Staff willing to help out when needed. Friendly staff with strong support from nursing administration."

 

6. Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron (tie)

Akron, OH

4.4 Average Rating
96% Recommended

"Great facilities with skilled professional nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists, and other licensed professionals who make working in the healthcare field fun and rewarding."

"Friendly staff and 1 on 1 patient-nurse interaction."

"The work environment was very pleasant and they are a truly family oriented."

 

8. Christ Hospital

Cincinnati, OH

4.4 Average Rating
92% Recommended

"Valued as an employee and amazing coworkers. Lots of opportunities to learn and grow. Excellent benefits. I enjoyed my time at Christ Hospital."

"They have great coworkers and great ratios."

"Coworkers, organization, technology, location, leaders."

 

9. TriHealth Good Samaritan Hospital

Cincinnati, OH

4.3 Average Rating
95% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Great coworkers, good pay, private parking, good security."

"Great nursing staff, excellent communication, magnet status, good pay, nice area to work in, safe parking."

"Great staff. Always put patients first and care is always the same regardless of money or insurance."

 

10. MetroHealth Main Campus (tie)

Cleveland, OH

4.3 Average Rating
93% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Good pay, excellent nurses, very positive nurse-physician interactions and relationships."

"Facility recognizes your time and effort."

"Great retirement benefits, competitive salaries, diverse culture."

 

10. Kettering Medical Center (tie)

Kettering, OH

4.4 Average Rating
93% Recommended

"Management is supportive and helpful. Pay is good. Many opportunities for growth, and professional development. I would highly recommend."

"Pay and benefits are fair, employees are treated well, and have a voice in positive change."

"Coworkers on this floor are amazing and quick to help in a pinch."

 

12. University Hospital OSU Wexner Medical Center

Columbus, OH

4.2 Average Rating
99% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Great coworkers, 3:1 patient-nurse ratio, innovative, teaching hospital, staff always available, large unit, flexible schedule."

"Great management and teamwork. They care about their staff. Benefits are awesome. Single patients rooms make caring for patients easier."

"Quality of care is higher than anywhere else I have worked."

 

13. University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Cleveland, OH

4.2 Average Rating
98% Recommended

"The hospital as a whole really seems to value the nurse's opinion and role and has a great program for new hires and new nurses."

"Coworkers helpful and team oriented. Teaching hospital with many chances to learn."

"Work-life balance is well done."

 

14. The Jewish Hospital (tie)

Cincinnati, OH

4.2 Average Rating
92% Recommended

"Clean, great manager, good benefits and incentives, helpful coworkers, great pay, plenty of hours, organized, nice physicians, large patient rooms."

"Great learning experience and very specific skill set."

 

14. University of Toledo Medical Center (tie)

Toledo, OH

4.0 Average Rating
100% Recommended

"It's a busy place with a diverse workforce and adequate staffing. Has great benefits small but interesting clientele."

"Great benefits self-scheduling. Overall it's a great place to work."

 

16. Marietta Memorial Hospital

Marietta, OH

4.1 Average Rating
95% Recommended

"Great teamwork, great health insurance, and great site manager. Patient to nurse ratio a plus."

It is an amazing close-knit family-like atmosphere to work in. The hospital has a small town feel with many specialties and a caring staff.

 

17. Fairview Hospital (tie)

Cleveland, OH

4.1 Average Rating
93% Recommended

*Magnet Hospital

"Coworkers are helpful. Staffing ratios are safe. Facility is new and always had supplies I needed."

"The teamwork and world-class educational opportunities make me love working at Fairview Hospital."

 

17. Blanchard Valley Hospital (tie)

Findlay, OH

4.1 Average Rating
93% Recommended

"Coworkers are awesome. Top 100 hospital to work for."

"It's a great place to work! The stock rooms are always stocked. Management is always available."

"I felt that the unit managers empowered unit nurses. They followed through with employee concerns."

 

17. Fairfield Medical Center (tie)

Lancaster, OH

4.1 Average Rating
93% Recommended

"Good teamwork, competitive wages, benefits."

"Great teamwork good support from management. A really nice environment."

 

17. Lima Memorial Hospital (tie)

Lima, OH

4.1 Average Rating
93% Recommended

"This hospital offers good pay, friendly staff, and competitive wages. It is well organized and education oriented. There are many opportunities for growth and promotion."

"It is a small hospital with a family vibe."

 

Methodology: Nurse.org surveyed 2,210 nurses in the state of Ohio 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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