Facility Spotlight: Northwell Health

By: Cross Country Nurses
Posted: Nov 17, 2020
Categories: Facility Spotlight

There’s a reason New York City is one of the most popular locations in the world. It’s not only the largest city in the United States but is also home to a diverse mixture of culture, dining, entertainment, sports, art and architecture. Locals and visitors alike say there is an energy in New York unlike anyplace else in the world. Some of the country’s most beloved tourist attractions are located here, including the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center the world-renowned Broadway theater district. When it comes to travel nurse assignments, the city is also home to New York’s largest private employer and healthcare provider, encompassing 23 hospitals and almost 800 outpatient facilities.

By the Numbers: Why You Should Take a Travel Nurse Assignment at Northwell Health

If you’re looking for a travel nurse assignment that will make your resume pop, consider Northwell Health. Pioneering bioelectronic medicine research, delivery of more than 38,000 babies annually, treatment of the majority of the state’s cancer patients and the largest hospital-based laboratory in the country are just some of its renowned distinctions. Home of the only hospital-based helicopter emergency transport service in the tri-state area, Northwell lists more than 5.5 million patient encounters and treats more than two million patients annually. Here are some other noteworthy statistics about the hospital system:

  • Largest private employer in New York state
  • More than 18,500 nurses and 14,200 credentialed physicians
  • An annual operating budget of $3.5 billion
  • Service area of 11 million-plus people
  • Nearly $1.5 billion community benefit contribution
  • More than 65,000 emergency visits annually


At a Glance: Award-Winning Northwell Health

Northwell Health prides itself on its dedication to the health and wellbeing of New Yorkers and it has earned numerous awards for its efforts. Some of its most important recognitions include the following:

  • Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital recognized as one of top two cardiac surgery programs in US & Canada
  • Four hospitals receive top-50 national ratings in 18 adult medical specialties in US News & World Report’s 2020-21 Best Hospital rankings
  • Named to Fortune’s Best Places to Work list for 2020, and one of Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work for Diversity and Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma
  • Eight Magnet-designated hospitals recognized for nursing excellence
  • Recognized as one of the nation’s top employers for military veterans

Ready to expand your horizons both personally and professionally? Search our current open assignments at Northwell Health.

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