A Magnet® Recognition program site visit will take place at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in June 2024. Download the public notice below to learn more.

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CNO Introduction

Founded in 1925, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center was the first hospital to open in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center. Memorial Hermann-TMC provides leading edge care in heart, neuroscience, orthopedics, women’s health, general surgery and organ transplantation. In addition, we are the busiest Level I trauma center in the country (according to the National Trauma Database) and are known across the world for providing this specialized level of comprehensive care for adults and children with critical injuries.

Acting as an extension of the Memorial Hermann-TMC campus, Memorial Hermann | Rockets Orthopedic Hospital specializes in elective orthopedic surgeries, complex spinal treatments and surgeries, and sports-related spine and orthopedic conditions. Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is also part of the TMC campus and has served the Houston community for over 20 years. Children’s Memorial Hermann offers renowned pediatric programs in neuroscience, trauma, orthopedics, cardiac care and transplantation. In addition, Children’s Memorial Hermann is a Baby-Friendly®️ designated birth facility with a state designated Level IV Neonatal ICU, and comprehensive women’s services including complex intrauterine procedures.

As an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet®-recognized facility, nursing at Memorial Hermann-TMC strives for excellent outcomes through robust nurse-led, evidence-based practice initiatives and Nursing Shared Governance. In 2019, we achieved Magnet® re-designation highlighting nursing excellence and the continued commitment to positive patient outcomes. We stay on the cutting edge of research and treatments to provide distinguished care for patients across acuity levels, including the sickest, most vulnerable patients in our region. Nurses at Memorial Hermann-TMC, Rockets Orthopedic Hospital and Children’s Memorial Hermann lead this care in coordination with our interdisciplinary teams. Our culture promotes continuing education, professional development, evidence-based practice and recognition of nursing excellence.

Leah Blackwell, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC

Leah Blackwell, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC
Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Nursing Annual Report

The Nursing Report for Memorial Hermann-TMC is a comprehensive summary of the achievements and advancements of the nursing division and exceptional interdisciplinary partners over recent years.

2019-2020 Annual Report 2020-2021 Annual Report 2021-2022 Annual Report

Clinical Opportunities in Nursing

Memorial Hermann-TMC welcomes you to explore opportunities we offer in:

  • Advanced Heart Failure
  • Ambulatory Services
  • Anesthesia
  • Burn Center
  • Cancer
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Cath and Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Critical Care (10 specialty ICUs)
  • Emergency Nursing
  • ECMO
  • Epilepsy Monitoring
  • Flight Nursing
  • Gastroenterology/Endoscopy
  • Hyperbaric and Wound Care Nursing
  • Maternal – Fetal Special Care
  • Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Neurological Interventional Radiology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Peri-Anesthesia Care
  • Radiology / Interventional Radiology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Rehabilitation Nursing
  • Surgical Nursing
  • Stroke Center
  • Transplant
  • Trauma (Level 1)
  • Women’s Services