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Top 10 Hospitals named to Nurse.org's Best Hospitals For Nurses to Work For in Iowa

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Nurse.org, the web’s leading career site for nurses, has recognized four UnityPoint Health hospitals as being in the top 10 hospitals for nurses to work for in Iowa. UnityPoint Health - Des Moines has the number one hospital, Iowa Lutheran Hospital and the number three hospital, Iowa Methodist Medical Center. 

Over the past two years, Nurse.org has collected over 1800 reviews by nurses at 314 Iowa hospitals about their workplace satisfaction. The data from the reviews from Iowa state revealed that these hospitals have some of the highest levels of job satisfaction among their nurses.

Reviewers cited supportive coworkers, flexible scheduling, and competitive pay as the basis for their ratings. Each review included up to a five star rating, their recommendation towards other nurses, and a pros and cons section to discuss their personalized experience. 

Nurse.org’s Product Manager, Phillip Lee, congratulated UnityPoint’s top hospitals on their achievement saying, “We’re excited to be able to recognize these hospitals for providing an excellent work environment for our nurses. Our survey data shows these hospitals rank in the top 2% in the state for nurse job satisfaction. By supporting nurses through an educational hospital where nurses can thrive and be successful, they are leaving a positive impact on their community.”

Nurse.org provides a safe platform on which nurses leave honest workplace reviews. Completely anonymous, nurses share their opinions about culture, nurse-to-patient ratios, and other matters important to them.

Making the list of top hospitals shows these facilities are focused on nurse satisfaction. Nurse recruitment -- a challenge today -- becomes easier when hospitals can demonstrate their commitment to nurses by pointing to an unbiased source.

The full rankings of the Best Hospitals in Iowa for Nurses is available to view at https://nurse.org/articles/best-hospitals-iowa-2017/