Pros: opportunity to care for the underpivileged patients who need the support the most.
Cons: poor team work, poor work life balance, unsafe practices, safety issues, missing camaraderie within the hospital, low retention rate
This is a per diem job I took for the flexibilty it offered for school and to be on dayshift. The location of the hospital is very dangerous and the system is broken. However, I do care a lot for my patients and always serve my pateints with respect, compassion, and quality care. Some of the co-workers are very nice, but most are so busy that team work is severly lacking which makes the position even more difficult. I have very high expectations and it makes working for a broken system difficult, however, I prefer not to talk badly about any of my jobs. The pateints are real people, struggling with no health care and my heart goes out to them. Again, my patients are the best part of the job.
Since I am orginally from Ohio and I was not aware of the dynamics of all the hospitals in the bay area.