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WakeMed Raleigh, North Carolina

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Not only is WakeMed of Raleigh one of the top hospitals in the Tar Heel State, it is also considered one of the top hospitals in the United States. According to AARP's magazine, Modern Maturity, WakeMed is ranked as one of the Top 50 Hospitals in America. WakeMed was ranked 20th in those rankings which are based on: physician ratings (how doctors rate a particular hospital), accreditation scores (scores given by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations), surgical mortality rate, and medical mortality rate.

WakeMed of Raleigh is a 515-bed healthcare facility. Also, WakeMed of Raleigh has North Carolina's only 24 hour Children's Emergency Department. And, the hospital has a 24 hour Adult Emergency Department which treats approximately 80,000 people annually.

WakeMed features these healthcare departments:

  • Women's Pavilion and Birthplace- delivers 4,000 babies annually
  • Children's Center- broad range of healthcare services for children
  • Heart Center- one of the country's top cardiac care units
  • WakeMed Home Care- goal is to help patients regain their independence in the comfort of their own home
  • Neurosciences- WakeMed is a leader in care for neurological injury and illness
  • Orthopedics- Over 200 artificial joint replacement surgeries done each year
  • Physical Rehabilitation- serves over 1,200 patients each year

As of press time, this fine healthcare institution had numerous openings for nurses as well as for nurses aides. If you want to work for one of the East Coast's top hospitals, as well as one of America's top hospitals, it behooves you to give some thought and consideration to WakeMed.

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