Sheba Medical Center is the largest hospital in the country, with 1517 hospital beds and an additional 110 daycare hospital beds.
The hospital provides various medical services at settings of acute, chronic and rehabilitative hospitalization for patient populations across the continuum of all ages and medical conditions, from birth and until the end of the life.
The hospital is organizationally divided into two main hospitals: General Hospital and Rehabilitative Hospital.
The General Hospital consists of the following divisions: Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Oncology, Heart Institute, Imaging.
The Rehabilitative Hospital consists of the following divisions: Geriatrics, Rehabilitation, Psychiatry
The hospital employs about 8,000 people, of which about 3,000 are nurses and nursing staff, including 30 headquarters personnel, 150 head nurses, 53 clinical experts, 900 topic champions and about 100 clinical guides.
87% of all nurses have academic degrees, and 70% are graduates of intermediate courses.
Sheba constitutes a leading field for clinical instruction for all universities, colleges and nursing schools in the country. Each year about 500 nursing students from the generic programs and intermediary courses undergo internship in the various departments. All of them receive instruction from the hospital's clinical guide team.
The hospital underwent the JCI accreditation procedure three years ago with distinction and prepared for an additional assessment in June 2016.
Sheba Nursing Creed
As Director of Nursing at Sheba I have led a vision of leadership, excellence, humanity, medical education and technological education.
Nursing at Sheba is leading, professional and dominant, constituting the spearhead of high-quality nursing activity.
The nursing staff works in full cooperation with the hospital's multi-professional teams in all areas, and together with them promotes the quality of treatment, innovation and excellence that Sheba is known for. Our nursing staff is esteemed by colleagues, associates and patients, and holds a position of respect, power and professional pride for its contribution for promoting excellence, humanity, empathy, service orientation and high standards of service in the treatment of patients.
It has been my great privilege to serve as Director of such a place.