Best Chicago Area Hospitals

  1. 0 Hello everyone,

    I am thinking of possibly relocating to Chicago this summer and was wondering if any of you, Chicago nurses, might be able to tell me which the better hospitals in Chicago are, as far as quality patient care, pay, etc. I have been a nurse for almost a year and am currently working in a Magnet hospital in Oklahoma City and would prefer to work again in a Magnet hospital. However, if you work at or know of a good "non-magnet" hospital, please don't hesitate to let me know. I appreciate all of your input in advance.
  2. Visit  ahammer profile page

    About ahammer

    Joined Mar '11; Posts: 4.

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  3. Visit  locolorenzo22 profile page
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    obviously I'm leery of posting my own hospital here due to the internet and all, but feel free to PM me for details about my current job/hospital.
    Aongroup1990 likes this.
  4. Visit  Juwon profile page
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    try Rush, its located in the medical district in chicago. Its a magnet hospital that is very nice.
  5. Visit  netglow profile page
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    Do not move until you have a job secured!!!
  6. Visit  Servingshots profile page
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    Rush is a magnet also christ hospital just recently obtained magnet status. Like the above poster said don't Move until you have secured a job!! Good luck!
  7. Visit  rn undisclosed name profile page
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    Some other magnet hospitals include Loyola, Northwestern, University of Chicago, and Good Samaritan (Downers Grove). I'm sure there are others, but I can't think of them right now. Rush and Christ only hire BSNs.

    ETA: I'm not sure why you're thinking of relocating to Chicago, but, the job market is not the best right now. Maybe research a little further and definitely make sure you have a job lined up before you move.
  8. Visit  ahammer profile page
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    The job market is not the best in Oklahoma city either, at the moment. I would definitely wait on taking the plundge until I had a secured job. I just wanted to know where to start looking, so I appreciate everyone's opinion.
  9. Visit  ahammer profile page
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    Bah, can't Pm yet. Can you just throw in a name and don't claim to be associated with the hospital? :P
  10. Visit  ahammer profile page
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    Well, it's a family thing...but it is good to know that the job market is not exactly hopping in Chicago either. I guess the economy is effecting all of us...
  11. Visit  jessm215 profile page
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    I am not a nurse but know of nurses who work for Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, IL it is a suburb of Chicago (about 45 mins out). I've heard only good things from there.
  12. Visit  shygoofyone profile page
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    I am moving to Addison in a week, and will be continuing to work my three-in-a-row 2 hours south until I can find something up north. I would really appreciate any PM info you guys could provide on the hospitals around Addison...

    Thanks in advance!


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