Nursing at Fox Chase Cancer Center

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Fox Chase Earns Prestigious Magnet® Nursing Designation for Fourth Time in a Row

This designation is the nation's highest form of recognition for nursing excellence and is one of the benchmarks used to measure the quality of care patients receive.
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By The Numbers

A Century of Excellence

National rankings, accreditations, awards. The numbers are in your favor.
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Nurse Navigators

Your personal guide through treatment at Fox Chase.
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Nursing Department at Fox ChaseThe Mission of the Fox Chase Cancer Center Department of Nursing is to ease the burden of human cancer by providing compassionate, expert, holistic nursing care to adult cancer patients and their families. Fox Chase Cancer Center has a unique staff of oncology-trained nurses who provide one of the best nurse-to-patient ratios in the area.
 

 

Accomplishments

Comprehensive Cancer Center Nursing
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Among their many accomplishments, our highly-skilled nursing staff has received countless awards and scholarships; published numerous articles; are certified in oncology nursing; have advanced education; speak at national meetings; and act as official trainers for the Oncology Nursing Society.

As a nurse, I am very aware of the nursing care at other hospitals. The Fox Chase nurses are fabulous.

Nancy McGarvey - Breast Cancer Survivor

Innovative Approaches

Fox Chase nurses look for ways to improve patient care. Read about the nursing team on 3 South.

ANCC Magnet® Designation

Honored for Nursing Excellence

Magnet status means recogized excellence in nursingIn September 2000, the Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center became the nation's first comprehensive cancer center and Pennsylvania's first hospital to receive ANCC Magnet® designation  for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which renewed this honor in 2004, 2009, and again in 2013, making it the first hospital in Pennsylvania to have achieved two successful Magnet renewals.

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