Travel Nursing Hospital Ranking Results

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Travel Nursing Hospital Review of: Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
 Score
(all time)
Score
(within 1 year)
1. Friendliness and acceptance of travelers by staff2
2. How open are they to allowing you to expand your skills while traveling?1
3. Hospital Technology1.5
4. Location (A nice area to live)2
5. Cafeteria food2
6. Parking2.5
7. Physical layout of hospital effecient2
8. Hospital appeal (looks)2
9. Hospital orientation geared toward travelers?2.5
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?)1.5
11. Reputation of the hospital2
12. How nice are the doctors to staff2.5
13. Friendliness of staffing office2.5
14. Happy with the work scheduling procedure?1.5
15. How efficient is their system so you can get your job done?2
16. Adequacy of their nurse to patient ratio2
17. How well staffed are they1.5
18. How happy were you with your workload?2
19. Staff morale (overall)2
20. To what extent would you recommend this hospital to other travelers?1
Total Score (number or rankings)38(2)(0)
  • I worked in the NICU department(s) in the hospital. As a NICU traveler, I as in the NICU less than half of my 13wk assignment. I was floated to med/surg, CVICU, and PICU. Travelers are the first to float, which is very often. It seems they hire tons of NICU travelers yet we never get to actually work in the NICU. Which makes no sense from a staffing point of view for the rest of the hospital with the limited patient population we are allowed to care for. When floated travelers get the worst assignments and there is no concern for pt safety. Do not come during the winter unless all you want to take care of is RSV/FLU patients, as they admit from the ED into the NICU. From my experience the only reason why travelers stay here is because of the nice weather. My time there could not end fast enough. 02/20/2015
  • Housing was approximately 8 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was private. Housing was located in city of San Diego. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 4. Used Airbnb.
  • I worked in the NICU and NICU satellites department(s) in the hospital. They are incredibly unfair to travelers - the assignments were completely inappropriate and unsafe at times.Rarely giving appropriate time to get to the shifts on time when being floated.I was never had the opportunity to really use my level III skills - instead I was given inappropriate 3 lists that required me to ask an available nurse to help me feed/care for my list.Then they used this against me - that I required assistance and couldn't do my job adequately (because I needed help). Lastly, I was on time for my shift (nights) after my first day of chemo, but mentioned I had to stop to throw up before starting my shift.I took my meds and I never left the bedside.They used this as a reason to let me go. Would you let a pregnant nurse go if she had a bit of morning sickness that didn't effect her job? 04/10/2014
  • Housing was approximately 55 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was NA. Housing was located in city of Dana Point. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 5.
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