Magnet and Pathway to Excellence designation goes well beyond our commitment to excellence. It is our opportunity to celebrate the teamwork and respect that we have for each other in the many roles we have—medical, clinical or support staff. It is your opportunity as a nurse to search deeply for what you are passionate about in your profession. and pursue the path of excellence. Achieving Magnet designation or Pathway to Excellence designation reminds us of our individual and collective calling to give the best care to every patient, every time.
The difference in being a Magnet hospital.
Independent research shows that Magnet and Pathways to Excellence facilities consistently outperform by demonstrating:
"Magnet designation is like the 'Nobel Prize' for nursing and our organization. Providence nursing managers and I are strongly committed to enhancing your personal growth in practice. Our primary focus is nursing excellence, but our journey will also reflect transformational leadership, shared governance and teamwork, exemplary professional practice, use of new knowledge, innovation and research—all verified through documented outcomes of patient care."
Kathy Harren, RN, MHA, CNE
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance – Torrance, CA
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center
Mission Hills, CA
Providence Northwest Washington has received national recognition in Business Week, USA Today and on PBS for clinical innovation, quality and value.
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center has received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award three years in a row. In announcing this honor, HealthGrades stated that Providence Holy Cross is again in the top five percent for overall clinical quality among all hospitals in the nation.
The Providence ALS Center in Portland, Oregon has been certified as the 28th ALS center by The ALS Association. This comprehensive care is delivered by ALS specialists such as occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech/language pathologists and respiratory therapists.
Providence Health & Services in Alaska received the Work/Family award for the large non-profit category. This marks the second consecutive win for Providence and the fourth in in five years.
Providence Tarzana Medical Center employs more than 500 RNs, and features one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley.
The Children’s Hospital at Providence has been recognized for excellence in lactation care by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and International Lactation Consultant Association. (ILCA)
Four of Providence’s hospitals in Oregon have won the “100 Top Hospitals award by Solucient (formerly HCIA-Sachs Institute).
Providence Alaska Medical Center is the largest and most advanced medical center in the state according to Critical Care Nurse.
Over the past year, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center nurses have helped treat more than 50,000 patients in the Emergency Department alone.
Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital Nurse managers were awarded the Clinical Excellence in the Face of Adversity award for sending their Mobile Health Clinic to help those in need after the disastrous floods in Vernonia, Oregon.
Providence St. Patrick Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics™.
Providence Health & Services Oregon was recognized as seventh in the nation in SDI’s (formerly Verispan) annual ranking of the “100 Most Integrated Health Care Networks.” This marks the eighth consecutive year the Oregon region has made the top 10. The region is also the survey’s third-ranked system in the west and number one in Oregon.
In 2015, Providence contributed more than $951 million to community benefit programs, which included $ 180. 3 million in free and discounted medical care.
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has been recognized as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America 2015, Becker's Hospital Review.