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Nursing at Lowell General

Lowell General Hospital has earned accolades at both the regional and national level as a best place to work, and our nurses continue to be among the most highly-trained and well-regarded in the region. Beyond patient care, nurses are involved in interdisciplinary collaboration to improve protocols and embrace technology to transform the way we deliver care.

Nursing excellence + exceptional patient care

Lowell General Hospital is recognized by The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®, which distinguishes healthcare organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. This credential is the highest national honor for professional nursing practice.

Lowell General Hospital has achieved its third consecutive Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence, an accomplishment realized by just 2% of all hospitals nationwide.

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Our mission is to is engage, support and partner with the community to promote health and wellness.

  • Our nurses are committed to providing a single standard of quality patient care and service to all patients and their families.
  • We provide care to all persons regardless of race, religion, color, national origin and socioeconomic background.
  • We are a culturally diverse, innovative team highly committed to the nursing profession and the needs of our customers.

Learn about the highlights, accomplishments and successes of our nursing team in our 2022 Patient Care Services Annual Report.


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Patient and Family Focused Care

Our care is delivered following the guiding principles of Joanne Duffy's Quality Caring Model©.

Patient and Family focused care is the nucleus of the model and is the center of all concerns. The patient and family are the authority for care received and nursing practice is the caring relationship with the patient. The Professional Practice Model at Lowell General Hospital is comprised of 5 components: 

  1. Care delivery - patient centered care
  2. Clinical practice
  3. Communication and collaboration
  4. Professional development; shared governance
  5. 8 caring factors
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Core values

We are committed to the delivery of high-quality patient care and compassionate service to our diverse community.

We are committed to providing nursing practices that are of a caring nature by implementing Dr. Joanne Duffy’s Quality Caring Model©.

We are committed to providing a work climate that fosters teamwork and commands respect for every individual throughout the organization.

We inspire innovation by encouraging participation throughout the organization, being flexible to new solutions, and diligently recognizing the contributions everyone makes to the organization.

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