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Travel Nursing Hospital Review of: Houston Northwest Medical Center
 Score
(all time)
Score
(within 1 year)
1. Friendliness and acceptance of travelers by staff5
2. How open are they to allowing you to expand your skills while traveling?4
3. Hospital Technology4
4. Location (A nice area to live)3
5. Cafeteria food3.5
6. Parking4.5
7. Physical layout of hospital effecient3.5
8. Hospital appeal (looks)3.5
9. Hospital orientation geared toward travelers?5
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 hospital4
12. How nice are the doctors to staff4.5
13. Friendliness of staffing office4.5
14. Happy with the work scheduling procedure?5
15. How efficient is their system so you can get your job done?4
16. Adequacy of their nurse to patient ratio5
17. How well staffed are they4.5
18. How happy were you with your workload?5
19. Staff morale (overall)4
20. To what extent would you recommend this hospital to other travelers?4.5
Total Score (number or rankings)85(2)(0)
  • I worked in the Emergency department(s) in the hospital. This hospital is a great place to work. I loved the doctors. They did not put up with unessecary crap like a lot of ER MDs do and they don't deal out narcotics like candy like a lot of places. they also utilize midlevel providers to their full potential. the hospital sees about 200-250 visits in ER per day but probably 40-50% are low accuity. The hospital is in a bad neighborhood so even though its only a level III ER it gets a lot of stabbings, assaults, gunshot wounds, drunks, and car crashes (people in Houston tend to crash all the time anyway). It also gets a lot of psychs. Most of the time if you were dealing with high accuity patient's your load would be 3 per nurse which is manageable. They complained about being short staffed but its nothing compare to other experiences. Lots of travelers there so you have a good community and the staff love us! Fun people to work with (nights at least). Can get stressful sometimes like anywhere. They uses Cerner to chart which is combersom. 02/05/2015
  • Housing was approximately 20 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was found my own housing. Housing was located in city of Cypress. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 5. I found my own housing by renting a room from a guy on a golf course for $550/month including utilities. Great deal. But I'd recommend living inside the belt way (I-610) closer to downtown. Don't live near the hospital!
  • Housing was approximately 5 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was Extended Stay. Housing was located in city of Houston (northeast). On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 2. 07/13/2012
  • The exact area of this facility was not very secure (right off exit of Route 45). Doors were left propped open with rocks and often kids/teens were seen in the facility. My car was broken into but nothing taken because nothing valuable was in it. The lock was compromised unfortunatly. I wish I had chosed a place closer higher up in the community area where was safer. The Woodlands is a much better community and is also close to the hospital. It pays to really check after agencies assign you to a place. Not too fond of Extended Stay places.
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