Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is a destination for nursing excellence, with more than 1,400 nurses who render the all-important, all around patient care. These healthcare providers epitomize the values that make Sarasota Memorial a “Magnet” Hospital. SMH has achieved Magnet® re-designation continuously since 2003, an achievement accomplished by just 1 percent of the nation’s hospitals that demonstrate the highest standards in nursing leadership and care.
The Healthcare Foundation has consistently provided funding for continuing education and professional development for Sarasota Memorial’s nursing staff. These all-important funds are essential to maintaining the highest level of patient care possible and include:
- Nurses of Excellence Program
- Nursing Research-Oncology Pain Control
- Excellence in Nursing Leadership
- ONS Annual Congress