Travel Nursing Hospital
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a hospital is 100.
Travel Nursing Hospital Review of: Parkland
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(within 1 year)
|1. Friendliness and acceptance of travelers by staff||3.2|
|2. How open are they to allowing you to expand your skills while traveling?||2.5|
|3. Hospital Technology||4|
|4. Location (A nice area to live)||2.8|
|5. Cafeteria food||3.5|
|7. Physical layout of hospital effecient||2.5|
|8. Hospital appeal (looks)||4.2|
|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?)||3.2|
|11. Reputation of the hospital||3.8|
|12. How nice are the doctors to staff||3.2|
|13. Friendliness of staffing office||3|
|14. Happy with the work scheduling procedure?||2.8|
|15. How efficient is their system so you can get your job done?||2.8|
|16. Adequacy of their nurse to patient ratio||2|
|17. How well staffed are they||3.2|
|18. How happy were you with your workload?||2.2|
|19. Staff morale (overall)||2.8|
|20. To what extent would you recommend this hospital to other travelers?||2.8|
|Total Score (number or rankings)||60.5(4)||(0)|
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- I worked in the Emergency department(s) in the hospital. Most of the staff seem indifferent to Travelers. The Managers ignore you. the Techs sit on psych patients. The nurse does everything for themselves. Overall, the staff was helpful with questions but they are NO fun. Morale is horrible. Most full time staff complain about the work and each other and the managers treat staff like small children. Not sure I would extend here. I mostly keep to myself and do my work and leave. A lot of grad nurses. Doctors usually do not EVER communicate with nurses. You are constantly on the move and usually never have any downtime. Very unsafe practices...like leaving a patient in my room with chest pain and not hooking them up to monitors. The hospital itself is very clean. Usually have all the supplies that I need. 04/17/2017 Housing was approximately NA mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was NA. Housing was located in city of NA. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 3.
- I worked in the Admit hold-ED department(s) in the hospital. I worked in the admit hold position for 4 months total. There were only travel nurses working in this position. Most of the ED nurses that got pulled to work here did nothing but grippe and complaine about how much they hated working the admit hold! Techs were used as sitters so it was rare that we had any help from techs. It was explained to me that this was a med-surg position but it was far from how things operate on a med-surg floor. Aside from caring for the patients and initiating the admission process, we had to administer all medications including IV meds, draw all labs, start IV's, transport patients to their prospective floors and then clean the room/stretcher they were in and then we promptly received a new patient! As RN's you are expected to be "the nurse", phlebotomist, tech, housekeeper, HUC and transporter! Be prepared to stay busy,work hard and walk a lot! I had a privilege of working in the new hospital with some amazing travel nurses! We worked together and did what we needed to do to get the job done!! 10/23/2016 Housing was approximately 30 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was N/A. Housing was located in city of Denton. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 3. I stayed with family who lived nearby, not in Dallas!
- I worked in the ER department(s) in the hospital. Very busy Hospital, avereaged 5/6 patients at one time. Great team work but lack of ancillary staff made it hard work. Techs were used as sitters for psych holds so Nurse has to do EVERYTHING for the patient, which is impossible when you have to see 5 Patient that can be very sick. Travelers would usually not be given "booth patient" or the really sick unless you've proven your self and had renewed contracts. Great team work among RNs made lots of Friends, but be ready to work your butt off. Great experience especially when it came to Prioritizing your patient care. 01/06/2016 Housing was approximately NA mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was NA. Housing was located in city of NA. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 5. I found my own housing which was a lot better and affordable close to the hospital.
- I worked in the Emergency department(s) in the hospital. It's located in Dallas right next to a DART station. There are some sketchy individuals hanging around sometimes. A section of Dallas PD is located on site. The scheduling for travelers is terrible! We get 1 week at a time. They do not allow travelers to take care of the super sick patients (unless you resign for a second contract) or the traumas. The hospital is huge so transports to the floors take a bit of walking. Techs are usually being used as sitters. The staff have all been super friendly! 12/10/2015 Housing was approximately N/a mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was N/a. Housing was located in city of N/a. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 5. I stayed with family.
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