Travel Nursing Hospital Ranking Results

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Travel Nursing Hospital Review of: Lucille Packard Hospital for Children at Stanford
 Score
(all time)
Score
(within 1 year)
1. Friendliness and acceptance of travelers by staff55.0
2. How open are they to allowing you to expand your skills while traveling?44.0
3. Hospital Technology44.0
4. Location (A nice area to live)55.0
5. Cafeteria food4.54.5
6. Parking3.53.5
7. Physical layout of hospital effecient44.0
8. Hospital appeal (looks)4.54.5
9. Hospital orientation geared toward travelers?4.54.5
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?)55.0
11. Reputation of the hospital55.0
12. How nice are the doctors to staff55.0
13. Friendliness of staffing office55.0
14. Happy with the work scheduling procedure?55.0
15. How efficient is their system so you can get your job done?55.0
16. Adequacy of their nurse to patient ratio55.0
17. How well staffed are they55.0
18. How happy were you with your workload?55.0
19. Staff morale (overall)4.54.5
20. To what extent would you recommend this hospital to other travelers?55.0
Total Score (number or rankings)93.5(2)93.5(2)
  • I worked in the intermediate care nursery (PICN) department(s) in the hospital. I was staffed as a traveler to relieve permanent staff for mandatory tours and information on opening of new children's hospital building (which the PICN, NICU, L&D, and maternity floors were not moving to), thus I often acted as a "team leader" or "resource nurse." The unit is set up with 3 separate room pods (varying from about 6-12 beds in each), although 2 pods are on the first floor and the 3rd is on the second floor, next door to maternity and attached to a "well-baby nursery" that is staffed by 2 PICN nurses at all times who attend c-sections. I did float to NICU on occasion, sometimes after 4 or 8 hours in PICN. Some staff are 12h and some are 8h which is confusing for staffing and I sometimes picked up someone else's assignment if they were working an 8 and leaving at 3:00. Everyone was extremely nice and helpful, I integrated into the unit easily and would've considered staying longer if it wasn't for the desire to explore a few more cities. 01/16/2018
  • Housing was approximately 30 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was private home. Housing was located in city of San Francisco. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 5. Arranged my own housing using stipend, since I was looking for housing in San Francisco instead of Palo Alto. Easy drive from San Francisco to Palo Alto for day shift (7a-7p), difficult to find reasonable housing with short term lease in SF.
  • I worked in the Peds Surgical floor department(s) in the hospital. Loved this experience! Located in the heart of the bay southern panhandle so everything was just a short drive or train ride away!! 02/19/2017
  • Housing was approximately 12 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was On El Camino Real. Housing was located in city of Sunnyvale. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 5. Walking distance to Trader Joe's and PF Chang's, as well as the train stop
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