Nursing & Patient Care Services

At Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, a four-time Magnet designated hospital, our nurses are engaged in creating exceptional patient outcomes in a supportive work environment. Nurse are empowered to improve patient care through shared governance and evidence-based practice. These core values are why our nurses love working here! 

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Message from the Chief Nursing Officer
Susan Santana DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC

Susan-Santana_26_.jpgI had the great honor of joining Southern
New Hampshire Medical Center in January
of 2022. From the very first day, I have been extremely impressed by the dedication and commitment of the team. As a four-time Magnet® organization, there is an amazing culture of excellence that is filled with care and compassion for the work that they do, and the drive to provide the highest quality
of patient care is second to none.

I want to take a moment to recognize the tireless work that has been accomplished over the past few years during the COVID19 pandemic. Our entire staff locked arms and made the impossible possible. The team
redesigned the care space in the emergency department, expanded ICU capacity, offered testing and ambulatory care for the community and at the same time held the highest standards of safety with personal protective equipment needed to care for this population.  

My vision for nursing aligns with the culture here at Southern; to have an environment that empowers the voice of everyone to improve outcomes. I plan to use the Magnet framework and focus on teamwork to achieve our common goal. I’m confident that we will continue to exceed the expectations of our patients and their families and deliver the best care possible.      

I am both thrilled and honored to lead this team of professionals and I look forward to continued growth in nursing excellence.


Magnet® Hospital 

Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has been recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet hospital since 2006. The Magnet credential represents the gold standard for an organization that supports autonomous nursing practice and interprofessional collaboration to maintain the highest quality of care. 

Click here to learn more about Magnet at SNHH.

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Nursing Professional Development 

Southern NH Health is committed to helping nurses learn and grow in their nursing practice through ongoing education, training, and professional pathways. We offer tuition reimbursement, educational discounts toward degrees and certifications, and an extensive training program at our on-site simulation center. Click here to learn more! 


Nursing Awards

Nurses are the heart of our organization, and we make sure they feel valued and rewarded for their impact on the quality of care we offer. We proudly celebrate our nurses through Nurses Week celebrations, Nursing Excellence Awards, Daisy Awards, and more! Click here to learn more.