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Travel Nursing Hospital Review of: St. Francis Hospital
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|1. Friendliness and acceptance of travelers by staff||4.8|
|2. How open are they to allowing you to expand your skills while traveling?||4|
|3. Hospital Technology||3|
|4. Location (A nice area to live)||3.5|
|5. Cafeteria food||3.8|
|7. Physical layout of hospital effecient||4.5|
|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?)||5|
|11. Reputation of the hospital||4.2|
|12. How nice are the doctors to staff||5|
|13. Friendliness of staffing office||3|
|14. Happy with the work scheduling procedure?||4.2|
|15. How efficient is their system so you can get your job done?||3.2|
|16. Adequacy of their nurse to patient ratio||3.5|
|17. How well staffed are they||3.5|
|18. How happy were you with your workload?||4.2|
|19. Staff morale (overall)||3.8|
|20. To what extent would you recommend this hospital to other travelers?||4|
|Total Score (number or rankings)||78.4(4)||(0)|
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- I worked in the Geri psych, adult psych, adolescent psych department(s) in the hospital. Overall, my experience at St. Francis was good. The people were friendly and helpful. I thought I was being placed in adult psych. The hospital, however, worked me everywhere else. There were a few nights that I'd be floated to all 3 psych floors before 9pm. I occasionally felt I was carrying the brunt of the workload. Staffing was limited, and there were a few nights they had me charge although I was never trained to. But as I said, staff was very helpful. Unfortunately the 3 floors I worked on used an unorganized mix of paper charting and hardly any computer charting. There were no opportunities for overtime even though they were obviously desperate for the staff. The staffing office was VERY difficult to work with. Clocking in and out was a pain. First, swipe my badge, then run to 5th floor to sign a book, then write it on my agency time sheet. Also, if I want clocked out by 0715, they required a paper from whomever was in charge on the floor explaining why I was late. The main Staffing employee actually changed numbers on my time card because she couldn't "justify" me staying late 45 minutes ONE TIME. On a positive note, parking was good, the cafeteria opened at 0200-0400 for us night shifters, staff was friendly and helpful, and I can honestly say I would return. 09/22/2015 Housing was approximately 9 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was Found my own . Housing was located in city of Raleigh. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 3.
- I worked in the ER department(s) in the hospital. N/a 02/03/2015 Housing was approximately 10 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was Brandywine hundred. Housing was located in city of Wilmington. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 2. N/a
- I worked in the operating room department(s) in the hospital. Staff is very nice but under a lot stress as they are incorporating a new computer system into the hospital 11/06/2006 Housing was approximately 2 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was Sandalwood Inn. Housing was located in city of Shakopee. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 5. I found my own housing for this assignment, so stayed at an extended stay motel.
- I worked in their acute hemodialysis unit which is contracted through FMC. The hospital staff was friendly and the nephrologists are wonderful and collaborative. I worked in the acute hemo department(s) in the hospital. Housing was approximately 10 mile(s) from the hospital. The name of the housing complex was Stgratford Apartments. Housing was located in city of Wilmington. On a scale from 1 to 5, I would rate it a 5. Wonderful location, directly across from major mall, movies, restaurants, close to express-ways, minutes from PA. The apartment complex is newly renovated with clean, furnished apts, pool, fitness center, washer and dryer on each floor.
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