Nursing at South Shore Health

Caring for our community. That’s what it means to be a nurse at South Shore Health. Whether practicing at South Shore Hospital or in our patients’ homes, our nursing team demonstrates skill, commitment and compassion every day. 

South Shore Hospital has achieved Magnet® recognition for nursing excellent by the American Nurses Credential Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®.  Magnet recognition is one of the best ways for patients to identify hospitals that have a demonstrated commitment to high quality care and innovation as only seven percent of US hospital’s achieve this status. 

Magnet Recognised

The Magnet designation applies to nurses at South Shore Hospital and our Home & Community Care division.

Public Notice

In May 2019, South Shore Hospital is applying for Magnet re-designation. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so. Anyone may send comments via e-mail and direct mail. All comments received by phone must be followed up in writing to the Magnet Program Office.


Nursing Annual Report

Learn more about all of our nursing accomplishments by reading our latest annual report.

South Shore Hospital is an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation. ANCC recognizes organizations that offer quality continuing nursing education, and its programs are recognized for establishing standards for high performance in continuing nursing education.

Any nurse in Massachusetts may earn continuing education units (CEUs) toward specialty certifications by attending South Shore Hospital's ANCC programs. Please call the clinical professional development office at 781-624-8349 for information about our education program.

South Shore Hospital has partnered with Simmons College in Boston since 2007 to provide several on-site, cohort-style programs for nurses including three RN-to-BSN programs, and two Master in Health Administration (MHA) programs. These three-year programs are taught by a combined faculty of Simmons College professors and South Shore Health leaders, and provide a unique opportunity for growth, close-to-home, to cross-divisional direct care nursing colleagues.