The Mount Sinai Hospital
The Manhattan campus of Mount Sinai Hospital is a 1,134-bed, tertiary and quaternary-care teaching facility acclaimed internationally for excellence in clinical care. Mount Sinai Queens Campus is a 235 bed community hospital.
The Mount Sinai Hospital was founded in 1852. It is nationally ranked as one of the top 20 hospitals in 6 specialties in the 2017–2018 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai ranks 18th out 149 medical schools in the nation according to U.S. News, and second among medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding per investigator and 13th for total NIH funding. The Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai is recognized among the nation’s top 50 best children’s hospitals in 6 of the 10 pediatric specialties measured in the 2017-18 edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Children’s Hospitals” guidebook.
As a top ranking, major academic healthcare institution, the Mount Sinai Hospital provides ongoing commitment to provide the highest standard of care to the community it serves. It’s robust interdisciplinary team of experientially qualified medical, nursing and allied health professionals collaborate to address the health disparities of the communities we serve. The organization’s leadership provides the vision of transformation and innovation that has also expanded its mission nationally and globally.
Mount Sinai Queens
Mount Sinai Queens is part of the Mount Sinai Health System, combining the excellence of an academic medical center with the compassionate, caring environment you expect from a community hospital. Mount Sinai Queens is a welcoming hospital in the Astoria section of Queens, offering high-quality outpatient, emergency, and inpatient medical services. The medical facility has a highly trained team of nearly 500 physicians, representing close to 40 medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties to meet the changing needs of the neighborhoods they serve and to extend our geographical reach throughout the borough.
Mount Sinai Queens’ cancer programs with the opening of the Infusion Center across the street from the hospital. They also have the distinction of being the only hospital in Queens designated a primary Stroke Center by the New York State Department of Health and the Joint Commission, and the only hospital in Queens to receive the prestigious Magnet® designation for nursing excellence awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Most recently, Mount Sinai Queens received the Get with the Guidelines Gold Achievement Award, having reached the goal of treating patients to standards of care as outlined by the American Heart Association and American Stroke.
Mount Sinai Nursing
Mount Sinai Nursing initiate collaborative partnerships on behalf of the patients and families they serve. The support of clinical leaders nourishes the model of relationship-centered care and fosters professional advancement and continuous improvement in our quality of care.
Nursing practice at The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Queens embodies the core values of relationship-centered care: the nurse-patient relationship, accountability, autonomy, continuity, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Nurses are Mount Sinai’s treasured resource—high-level professionals with valued expertise and voices who provide and coordinate relationship-centered care on a 24/7 basis. The heart of our Professional Practice Model centers on their capacity to learn, synthesize, make critical judgments, place patients and families first, and collaborate with team members who are recognized leaders within health care. Mount Sinai nurses bring the spirit of professionalism and clinical excellence to their work.
They’re dedicated to providing the education and support essential to our nurses’ success, while also fostering evidence-based practice, research, and scholarship. The Center for Nursing Research and Innovation at Mount Sinai is one of the only nursing centers established within a medical school nationally. This provides many opportunities for nurses to engage more formally in educational and research initiatives that will help them advance professionally and contribute to quality patient care at Mount Sinai.