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The pediatric nursing staff at MassGeneral Hospital for Children is specially trained to care for pediatric patients from newborn to adolescent, providing care that is technically advanced and developmentally appropriate.
The nursing staff is part of a team of care providers who focus on caring for the entire family with a strong emphasis on teaching. The staff also works to provide a healing environment for each child by meeting the child’s personal, spiritual and holistic needs including play and creativity.
We recognize that pediatric care is the beginning of the healthcare journey, and we are committed to providing the best possible care for life. We honor diversity, we encourage open discussion and we respect the parent’s and child’s right to participate in the planning of their care.
Part of the larger community of nursing services at Massachusetts General Hospital, pediatric nursing practice is driven by a spirit of inquiry, compassion, appreciation of lifelong learning and a willingness to share our expertise with others.
Magnet Nursing Status: First in Massachusetts
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) formally designated Mass General as a “Magnet” hospital. Magnet designation represents the highest available honor for nursing excellence. In 2003, Mass General became the first hospital in the state to earn Magnet status.
MassGeneral Hospital for Children is rated by PatientCareLink, a service of the Massachusetts Hospital Association, which ensures you will have access to information you need to make the best health care choices for you and your family. We’re proud of what we’ve done to improve quality and safety, and our commitment is ongoing.
For more information about nursing at Mass General, please visit Patient Care Services.
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