About Nursing: The "Heart of Care" at Mount Sinai Heart
Mount Sinai Heart is home to more than 350 nurses and 70 nurse practitioners committed each and every day to providing world-class medical care for patients, and their families. The nursing team at Mount Sinai Heart cares for more than 50,000 hearts each year at The Mount Sinai Hospital.
The Mount Sinai Hospital has twice received Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (2004-2008, 2009-2013), a prestigious honor achieved by only 6 percent of hospitals in the United States. This gold-standard designation in nursing care represents the highest-quality of comprehensive patient care, associated with better patient outcomes and greater patient satisfaction.
Each day, Mount Sinai Heart nurses and nurse practitioners put the safety and well-being of patients and families first and foremost. The nursing team uses their combined expert knowledge, advanced training and skills, plus their caring, empathy, and professionalism to deliver high-quality, personalized patient care that meets the unique needs and characteristics of each patient.
Working in partnership with patients, their families, and the entire health care delivery system at Mount Sinai, our goal is to deliver the very best care to each and every patient. At Mount Sinai Heart our nurses take your well -being personally, and are often considered the "heart of care" at Mount Sinai Heart.
A Magnet designated heart hospital, like Mount Sinai Heart, attracts the most highly-qualified nurses and nurse practitioners who represent the finest that the profession has to offer. Almost all of Mount Sinai Heart's nurses hold a Bachelor's degree in nursing, high above the national average of approximately only 50 percent. Also, our nurses take the initiative to go above and beyond what is required to expand their training and knowledge with additional professional certifications in their clinical specialty practice area, and many enroll in advanced academic programs to further increase their education.