Travel Nursing Hospital Ranking Results

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Travel Nursing Hospital Review of: Helena Regional Medical Center
 Score
(all time)
Score
(within 1 year)
1. Friendliness and acceptance of travelers by staff44.0
2. How open are they to allowing you to expand your skills while traveling?33.0
3. Hospital Technology22.0
4. Location (A nice area to live)22.0
5. Cafeteria food1.51.5
6. Parking4.54.5
7. Physical layout of hospital effecient44.0
8. Hospital appeal (looks)3.53.5
9. Hospital orientation geared toward travelers?33.0
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?)33.0
11. Reputation of the hospital33.0
12. How nice are the doctors to staff33.0
13. Friendliness of staffing office44.0
14. Happy with the work scheduling procedure?33.0
15. How efficient is their system so you can get your job done?2.52.5
16. Adequacy of their nurse to patient ratio33.0
17. How well staffed are they2.52.5
18. How happy were you with your workload?33.0
19. Staff morale (overall)33.0
20. To what extent would you recommend this hospital to other travelers?2.52.5
Total Score (number or rankings)60(2)60.0(2)
  • I worked in the CVICU department(s) in the hospital. Cardiac only hospital with ER, interventional/surgery areas, ICU and 3 PCU areas. EPIC starting 08/2017. ER does treat all pts that come in but transfer anything noncardiac to downtown campus a block away. Float to PCUs with 4:1 ratio but great PCT help. ICU is a mixed bag and could be dangerous if you let it. Travelers take fresh hearts, Impellas and IABP as trained. There are no orders for fresh surgeries, the instructions you get from nurses are to 'write the orders you need and the doctor will sign them'. Cardiac med box in room with surgeries for 24 hours. You are told you can use anything in that box, just write the order for it. Surgeons take call on pts without problem and will give orders so you don't have to 'write what you need'. Refused unsafe assignment without problems. Self scheduling, no problems with requests off. 07/27/2017
  • Housing was approximately 7 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was self. Housing was located in city of Albuquerque. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 4. Several apartment buildings in city take short term lease for nurses, RV parks mostly on west end of town on I40 or other side of mountain to east. Housing extremely tight Sept-Oct for Balloon Fiesta and prices double these months.
  • I worked in the ICU department(s) in the hospital. Many travelers. ICU ratio is 3:1-they aren't too critical however, can and will get floated to medsurg(7:1), if dayshift doesn't like you they will cut contract short, buyer beware....no skills to be done here 04/28/2017
  • Housing was approximately 5 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was LOCAL. Housing was located in city of Helena. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 2. No extended stays nears by, not many rental choices AT ALL....only 3 hotels which are not in good shape
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