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Riverside Regional Medical Center Recognized Among Best Hospitals for Nurses in Virginia

January 25, 2018

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. January 2018 – Nurse.org, the web’s leading career site for nurses, has recognized Riverside Regional Medical Center one of the best hospitals for nurses to work for in Virginia for 2017. The rankings reflect analysis of more than 1,800 surveys of nurses from 314 hospitals across the state.

From 2015 to 2017, Nurse.org collected feedback from some 1,853 nurses across Virginia to compile their report. The ranking order is based on the average rating and the percentage of nurses who would recommend their hospital. 

Riverside Regional Medical Center was one of 17 hospitals to make the rankings, placing it in the top five percent of hospitals statewide. It was one of only five hospitals in the rankings to earn a 95 percent recommended or higher rating by employed nurses.

"Pay, co-workers, patient population, updated facility, scheduling. As a whole Riverside Regional Medical Center is a great place to learn in a professional and cohesive environment," read one of the reviews featured on Riverside’s profile page on Nurse.org.

Another reviewer cited support from hospital administration in their recommendation. 

“Riverside offers competitive pay. Riverside Regional Medical Center is in a good location. Good administration that makes you feel supported and heard when issues arise," the review stated.

“The job satisfaction of our valued nursing staff is absolutely critical for us to be able to deliver on Riverside’s mission of caring for patients as we care for those we love,” said Nancy Littlefield, DNP, Riverside Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer. “We’re proud of the recognition Riverside Regional Medical Center received in the Nurse.org rankings – an important feedback mechanism we take very seriously  as we look to attract even more of the best and brightest nurses to our team.”

The full ranking of the Best Hospitals in Virginia for Nurses is available on the Nurse.org website at https://nurse.org/articles/best-hospitals-virginia-nurses-2017/.