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Travel Nursing Hospital Review of: Roanoke Memorial Hospital
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(within 1 year)
|1. Friendliness and acceptance of travelers by staff||3|
|2. How open are they to allowing you to expand your skills while traveling?||3|
|3. Hospital Technology||3|
|4. Location (A nice area to live)||3|
|5. Cafeteria food||3|
|7. Physical layout of hospital effecient||2.5|
|8. Hospital appeal (looks)||3.5|
|9. Hospital orientation geared toward travelers?||3|
|10. Simplicity being initiated into the system (Do you have to do lots of unneccessary paperwork, drug testing, criminal background checks, etc. in addition to what the agency requires before you can start working?)||4|
|11. Reputation of the hospital||4|
|12. How nice are the doctors to staff||3|
|13. Friendliness of staffing office||3|
|14. Happy with the work scheduling procedure?||3|
|15. How efficient is their system so you can get your job done?||3|
|16. Adequacy of their nurse to patient ratio||3|
|17. How well staffed are they||3|
|18. How happy were you with your workload?||3|
|19. Staff morale (overall)||2.5|
|20. To what extent would you recommend this hospital to other travelers?||3|
|Total Score (number or rankings)||61.5(2)||(0)|
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- I worked in the MS/TELE/PCU float pool department(s) in the hospital. I worked in the resource pool and floated to medsurg, tele and pcu. Most of the staff was very open to travelers, the few that were aprehensive warmed up after a few weeks. They definitely allowed me to improve my skills, I had to redo my skills checklist when I left- I learned a ton! I liked the technology - they use EPIC! PCU units use alaris pumps, MS units use plum. Parking was free in a garage. This is a teaching hospital. They use a text paging system on the computer that was very user friendly, it allowed nurses to send messages to doctors when callback wasn't needed. They were converting to carrying iPhones when I left. Medsurg ratios were 4-6:1, pcu 4-5:1 on days. They have nursing assistants that are very well trained, a monitor tech or secretary and a charge nurse. Schedule choices were emailed to the manager in 6 week intervals, minor changes made if needed- but very flexible. The staffing office was easy to work with, and they staffed a resource nurse or 2 that would come to the floor if you needed backup or had a patient upgrading. Overall- stayed 9 months, loved it, and will definitely be returning some day! 03/31/2017 Housing was approximately 10 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was apartment. Housing was located in city of Roanoke . On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 4. Several 3 month lease housing options in the area.
- I worked in the Emergency department(s) in the hospital. I was here only a short time. My first day a joke. L*z in charge of travelerst insisted on telling me how much she hated her job. They put with new grads gorn"orientation" and by orientation I mean you walk around aimlessly because they are such a joke they didn't even have a preceptor for me. Didn't give 1st day instructions until I ARRIVED at the facility. Never even met the manager. All nurses were overwhelmed and felt the need to tell me how much they hated each other. I would NEVER go back to this "hospital" I would starve and die living in a cardboard box before dealing with this DISorganization. In one word......PATHETIC. Also, they told me to document well on restraints due to several deaths. Good job RMH. They needed travelers like a year ago, the number of staff on orientation exceeds the number of permanent staff. 11/17/2015 Housing was approximately 20 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was Arranged own housing . Housing was located in city of Roanoke . On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 1. Housing is terrible. Basically this is the worst assignment I ever agreed to. After the first day I knew this was totally unsafe.
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