Extraordinary people ... extraordinary care
The nurses Cohen Children's Medical Center treat every day as a journey of healing with hope and compassion. Our dedicated staff participates in the care management and educates patients and their families, to help achieve health and wellness across the continuum of care. We are committed to ensure our children and their families feel as safe and comfortable as possible during their stay at Cohen Children's Medical Center.
The Cohen Children's Medical Center Department of Patient Care Services is comprised of registered nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, infection control nurses, nurse assistants, patient care associates, nursing case management, social workers, unit service clerks, unit receptionists, mental health workers, psychiatric aides, unit service assistants, and phlebotomy technicians, who collectively with the medical team provide premier care to our patients. Nurses and support staff care for more than 9,000 pediatric in-patient discharges annually in more than 8 subspecialty units. Additionally they are paramount in the provision of care in more than 30 outpatient and pediatric specialty practices, including community consultation centers, an urgent care facility and NYC public schools. Collaboratively with System EMS and the CCMC Medical Director, highly trained nursing staff coordinate and care for close to 3,000 patients being transported from area hospitals.
With over 45% of our bedside nurses certified by nationally accredited agencies we offer evidence-based clinical excellence paired with teamwork to offer our patients the best possible pediatric care in the region.
Our Mission and Core Values
Our mission is to promote a superior level of service excellence that exceeds patient, family and employees expectations in a dedicated compassionate and respectful environment/community.
Our Core Values
Cohen Children's Medical Center is a 157 bed tertiary care pediatric hospital that provides the most advanced and comprehensive health care for children, ranging from the low birth weight and high-risk neonates to the multifaceted needs of the adolescent population in the region
Cohen Children's Medical Center Nursing Education Department comprises registered nursed with advanced degrees with a unique combination of clinical expertise and creative energies. Educators are available from each specialty known to pediatric nursing including: pediatric intensive and emergency care, neonatal intensive care, pediatric hematology/oncology and bone marrow transplant and acute care pediatrics. Our goal is to develop a pediatric nursing workforce that strive for excellence and seek the best evidence to care. From a simulation, case scenario based orientation process with preceptor support to complex interdisciplinary educational programs, the nurse educators work extensively to bring programs to the nursing staff that integrate the most recent research and proven clinical techniques into the pediatric work environment
North Shore-LIJ Nursing Institute
As the largest employer of nurses on Long Island and one of the largest healthcare systems in the United States, the North Shore-LIJ Health System is able to offer nurses a broad range of scheduling options, specialty areas, benefits, personal and professional growth opportunities, continuing education, nursing research and on-site lifestyle amenities. We recognize and respect our nurses, for what they do and for who they are, both at work and at home. Visit the North Shore-LIJ Institute of Nursing to see all of the benefits we offer our nurses.