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Some of the world's best healthcare providers work at UCLA Medical Center is Los Angeles. This great hospital which opened in 1955 is consistently ranked one of our nation's top hospitals. Located at 10920 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, UCLA Medical Center has a staff of over 1000 physicians and 3500 nurses. UCLA Medical Center has over 600 beds, and provides patients with the most modern, up-to-date medical equipment that is available today. On an annual basis, more than 300,000 people come to UCLA Medical Center for treatment.

At press time, there were numerous nursing jobs that were open at UCLA Medical Center. If you are a highly qualified nurse, there's certainly a good chance that you can find work at this institution of healing.

Recently, Modern Maturity magazine ranked UCLA Medical Center in its list of Top 50 Hospitals in America. Modern Maturity is published by AARP, and they ranked UCLA Medical Center the 9th best (overall) hospital in the country. Those rankings from Modern Maturity are based on these four criteria: surgical mortality rates, medical mortality rates, physician ratings (how doctors rate a particular hospital), and accreditation scores (scores given by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations).

Also, UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked amongst the best hospitals in the country, by U.S. News and World Report (in that magazine's annual survey of  "America's Best Hospitals"). UCLA Medical Center was ranked the 5th best hospital in the nation, in 2004 edition. Also, 16 different specialties at UCLA Medical Center were ranked among the top 20 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Those specialties and their 2004 national rankings: cancer care- 8th best; heart and heart surgery- 12th best; hormonal disorders- 9th best; digestive disorders- 6th best; geriatrics- 1st overall nationally; gynecology- 7th best; kidney disease- 10th best; neurology and neurosurgery- 8th best; orthopedics- 7th best; ear, nose, and throat- 7th best; respiratory disorders- 13th best; urology- 4th best; ophthalmology- 5th best; pediatrics- 15th best; rehabilitation- 20th best; and rheumatology- 5th best.

And finally, more than 125 of UCLA Medical Center's physicians are listed in The Best Doctors in America which is determined by polling thousands of medical specialists each year.

Nursing jobs are, once again, currently available at UCLA Medical Center. If hired by them, you would be working with some of the greatest medical care providers in the world today.

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