About Mount Sinai

The Mount Sinai Hospital
The Mount Sinai Hospital is a 1,134-bed, tertiary-care teaching facility acclaimed internationally for excellence in clinical care. The Mount Sinai Hospital was founded in 1852. It is designated with highest recognition and nationally ranked in 11 specialties including Geriatrics, Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Orthopedics, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation, Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Urology, Pulmonology and Lung Surgery, Cancer and Ear, Nose and Throat in the U .S. News & World Report 2022-23. Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai is also recognized on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.

When it comes to excellence in delivery of patient care, The Mount Sinai Hospital is among the best nationwide, according to several rankings released by Newsweek/Statista. The Mount Sinai Hospital achieved top honors on their “World’s Best Specialized Hospitals 2023” list as No. 1 in New York City in seven service lines: cardiology (No. 4 worldwide), cardiac surgery (No. 5 worldwide), gastroenterology (No. 5 worldwide), pulmonology (No. 6 worldwide), neurology (No. 8 worldwide), pediatrics (No. 18 worldwide) and oncology (No. 29 worldwide); and on “World’s Best Smart Hospitals 2023” as No. 1 in New York City and No. 5 worldwide. In 2022, The Mount Sinai Hospital received an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group, which recognizes hospitals for safeguarding patients from errors, injuries, and infections.

Mount Sinai achieved its fourth Magnet ® designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the only medical center in New York State to earn Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission. In September 2021, The Joint Commission conferred an Advanced Heart Failure Certification to the Mount Sinai Fuster Heart Hospital team. In November 2022, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses conferred a Silver Level Beacon Award for Excellence to the Mount Sinai Hospital Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. These awards are earned by meeting specific quality achievement measures for patients at a set level for a designated period. As a top ranking, major academic health care institution, The Mount Sinai Hospital demonstrates ongoing commitment to provide the highest standard of care to the community it serves. The interdisciplinary team of highly 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 a welcoming community hospital with 235 beds in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, offering high-quality outpatient, emergency, and inpatient medical services. Our medical facility has a highly trained team of nearly 500 physicians representing close to 40 medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties and over 400 registered nurses and ancillary staff. We are evolving to meet the changing needs of the neighborhoods we serve and to extend our geographical reach throughout the borough.

Our Department of Nursing is greater than 92 percent BSN prepared, and is a plush training site for nurse interns, senior nursing students, and new graduate nurses, with a strong foundation of front-line nurse mentors and preceptors. The Mount Sinai Queens campus is well known for its collaborative interdisciplinary team, often led by nurses. The Senior Nurse Leadership team are extraordinarily talented in building a stronger culture of safety with their experienced front-line nurse management teams, consisting of Nurse Managers, Nurse Administrators, and front-line clinicians. Working together, MSQ front line nurses have excelled in reducing hospital acquired pressure injuries, maintaining a deep and positive connection to nurse engagement scores, and presenting their knowledge and successes at both at statewide and national conferences.

Mount Sinai Queens continues to expand programs with the opening of a new Cancer Center and Cardiac Cath Lab. We 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 we remain the only hospital in Queens that holds the prestigious Magnet® designation for nursing excellence awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Most recently, Mount Sinai Queens received the “Thrombectomy- Capable Stroke Center” certification, having reached the goal of implementing rigorous standards for performing endovascular thrombectomy for large vessel occlusion ischemic strokes

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.