The Department of Nursing at Long Island Community Hospital fosters and participates in an interdisciplinary healthcare environment, supporting collegial relationships among nurses and other healthcare providers for the purpose of achieving the goal of clinically integrated care.

Nursing at Long Island Community Hospital is more than just science and technology. Our goal is to deliver exemplary patient-family centered care and continue to be progressive and innovative while responding to the challenges of a changing healthcare market. The nursing staff at Long Island Community Hospital is continually redefining their roles as patient educators, wellness advocates and empowering patient independence and dignity. These roles incorporate nursing clinical expertise, patient assessment skills, critical thinking and decision-making.

Long Island Community Hospital continually strives to provide our nursing professionals with opportunities for growth and expansion through a variety of continuing education avenues and clinical experiences. The nursing department supports clinical research, creativity and innovative care delivery. In a state-of-the-art environment, nursing at Long Island Community Hospital  provides services that span the continuum of care.

Our nursing professionals provide care in an impressive array of practice specialties, including internal medicine, surgery, trauma and emergency care, intensive care units, education and research, behavioral and mental health, pediatrics, administration and more.

Nursing Leadership Vision

  • Good to Great: Advancing Quality
  • Patient-family centered care
  • Healthy work environment
  • Leadership accessibility & visibility
  • Change management
  • Just Culture
  • Accountability & quality outcomes
  • Operational & fiscal responsibility

Operational Success & Exceptional Patient Experience

  • Nursing goals align with organization strategic plan
  • Shared decision-making
  • Professional practice model
  • Pride in excellence
  • Standardization

Professional Practice

  • Recruitment & retention
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Innovation in technology & clinical informatics

Quality Improvement

  • Nursing quality dashboards
  • Value-added care
  • DNV / ISO 9001 – Survey Ready
  • Long Island Community Hospital  Employee Safety Tracer