Nursing at Dayton Children's

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Nurses at Dayton Children’s reflect the organization’s commitment to being the first choice for children’s health through our high quality care for the children and families we serve.  Our mission is to improve the health status of children.  One way of doing this is through the care given by the nurses.  Nursing care not only focuses on making a child better, but by promoting safety, educating families and helping the overall well-being of the child.
Dayton Children’s nurses are specially trained to provide high quality care through formal education, national certifications and many years of experience. 
The goal of excellence is at the core of nursing at Dayton Children’s.  We have a strong commitment to provide compassion and caring to meet the needs of our patient families.  We strive to be the best and want our parents believing we are ”just right" for their child.


Magnet designation®

Dayton Children's received Magnet designation®. on November 22, 2013. Magnet designation is nursing’s highest honor, meaning Dayton Children’s Hospital has been recognized nationally as the gold standard in patient care and the professional practice of nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Dayton Children’s is one of only 31 pediatric Magnet hospitals nationwide and one of 26 Magnet hospitals in Ohio. The 393 Magnet designated organizations represent less than 7 percent of all U.S. health care organizations. Magnet hospitals have lower patient mortality, fewer medical complications, improved patient and employee safety, and higher patient and staff satisfaction.

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The DAISY award is awarded quarterly and recognizes extraordinary nurses. Nominate a nurse today!

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