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Travel Nursing Hospital Review of: Cox Branson
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|1. Friendliness and acceptance of travelers by staff||4|
|2. How open are they to allowing you to expand your skills while traveling?||2.3|
|3. Hospital Technology||3|
|4. Location (A nice area to live)||3|
|5. Cafeteria food||2.7|
|7. Physical layout of hospital effecient||3.7|
|8. Hospital appeal (looks)||3.7|
|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?)||2.7|
|11. Reputation of the hospital||2.3|
|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?||3.3|
|16. Adequacy of their nurse to patient ratio||2.3|
|17. How well staffed are they||2.3|
|18. How happy were you with your workload?||2.3|
|19. Staff morale (overall)||2.7|
|20. To what extent would you recommend this hospital to other travelers?||2.3|
|Total Score (number or rankings)||57.9(3)||(0)|
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- I worked in the SDU department(s) in the hospital. Cox Branson, in general, actually cares about the general well being of their staff. During the interview, I was promised ratios of 3-5 which has been fulfilled. There are two separate parts of the unit. If you work in the 'more critical' part of the unit, you get 3 patients max; most are ok where it's fine. The other part is general m/s-tele. Most coworkers are very supportive, and most doctors are incredibly nice and include you in decision making. There is A LOT of turn over, but the patients aren't bad at all. In fact, I will say, that the people here in general are some of the nicest i've ever met. I've only had one patient i've despised.
In terms of area, there's a lot of shows that can be seen (for free! or at a steep discount) if you work here, and a giant lake where you can kayak or boat. My wife and I haven't felt threatened at all; this is one of the safer places we've ever lived. 08/02/2019 Housing was approximately 5 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was Private. Housing was located in city of branson. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 5. furnishedfinders.com on hideaway st. we were their first renters. incredibly nice people. house was in excellent condition, 3 BR 2BR. Rent was ~1400/mo
- I worked in the PCU department(s) in the hospital. I worked in the PCU department(s) in the hospital. Unsafe work load for this type of unit, 1/6 nurse/patient ratio. Travelers given worst acuity patients, totals, critical ill and room assignments spread out. Usually only 1 tech on floor if lucky. Nurses have to go to ER to get their new admit patients, no one to cover their floor pts while off unit. Horrible team work! Only the travelers help each other when possible. Totally UNSAFE. Stay away! Training is done in Springfield Cox hospital, not much orientation to Branson.
05/08/2018 Housing was approximately 5 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was motels. Housing was located in city of Branson. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 1. Tourist area, short term housing impossible. Too expensive for income! Anything reasonable was filthy and bugs!
- I worked in the PCU department(s) in the hospital. Unsafe work load. 1/6 nurse/patient ratio. Usually only 1 tech on floor. Nurses have to go to ER to get their new admit patients, no one to cover their floor pts while off unit. Unsafe. 01/06/2018 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 Branson. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 1. took stipend, found my own room. Lots of hotels as this is a tourist area.
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