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UCLA Health is one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in the world. We set the standard in giving nurses the training, guidance and inspiration that are vital to succeeding in this highly demanding - and rewarding - professional environment.

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Designated National
Magnet® Hospital

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is poised to earn our third Magnet Designation®
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UCLA awarded designation as National Magnet Hospital

As a Magnet® Organization we are leaders in the reform of health care, the discipline of nursing, and care of the patient, family, and community.


We are grateful for the countless contributions that our nurses make to provide quality care for our patients as a part of our Magnet® Journey at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, ambulatory clinics and outpatient settings.
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Nursing Highlights

nursemicroscope Nursing: Creating the "WOW" Nationally

"The Investigator" Spring 2015 Edition congratulates and recognizes our amazing nurses for their awards, publications, and accepted abstracts for presentation at conferences.
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Nurse Competency 2015 Annual Competencies

UCLA is committed to employing the most expert nursing staff.  This involves remaining on the cutting-edge of knowledge and technology central venous line care and blood administration and unit-specific topics such as hemodynamic monitoring.
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New Graduate Nurse New Graduate Nurse Residency Program

The New Graduate Nurse Residency Program here at UCLA Health can put you on the path to achieve your career's most far-reaching ambitions.
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Recognizing Nursing Excellence

Administrative Nurses
Yvonne Abad Zegarra, RN &
Kerry Gold, BSN, RN
2013-2014 Frontline Impact Award
The Advisory Board Company
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UCLA Rated One of the Top Hospitals in the Nation