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Published on February 02, 2018

Virginia Hospital Center Earns Honors as Top Nurse Employer in Virginia Named to Nurse.org’s Best Hospitals for Nurses to Work for in Virginia


For Immediate Release

Maryanne Boster
Director of Corporate Communications
Virginia Hospital Center
tel: 703.558.6595

Arlington, VA (February 2, 2018)Nurse.org has recognized Virginia Hospital Center as one of the top hospitals for nurses to work for in Virginia. Over the past two years, Nurse.org has collected 1,118 surveys of nurses from 107 hospitals in Virginia about their workplace satisfaction. The data from the reviews in Virginia revealed that Virginia Hospital Center has one of the highest levels of job satisfaction among its nurses.

Making the list of top hospitals shows the organization is focused on nurse satisfaction. Reviewers cited supportive coworkers, flexible scheduling, and competitive pay as the basis for the 4.4 star rating with 92% of the nurses surveyed recommending the hospital as an employer.

"Those of us who have the privilege to work alongside the nursing team at Virginia Hospital Center know the excellent care and dedication they provide each day. We are honored that the best of the best choose to make a difference here in our Hospital," says James B. Cole, CEO & President.

Nurse.org's Product Manager, Phillip Lee, congratulated Virginia Hospital Center on this achievement saying, "We're excited to be able to recognize Virginia Hospital Center for providing an excellent work environment for our nurses. Our survey data shows the hospital ranks in the top 2% in the state for nurse job satisfaction. By supporting nurses though an educational hospital where nurses can thrive and be successful, they are leaving a positive impact on their community."

"We continually push ourselves to elevate the practice of nursing, and grow professionally because of it. That's how we earned Magnet designation status, a recognition attributed to only 7% of hospitals nationwide," says Melody Dickerson, MSN, RN, CPHQ, Senior VP & Chief Nursing Officer at Virginia Hospital Center.