former employee (Former Employee) – gainesville ga – November 29, 2012
Work Not a bad place to work although lower level management is weak. The tactics taught for the job do not match What should be used on patients and not quite sure why it Is taught. The benefits for a health care facility are pretty poor and one is required to stay in the hospital system. The pay is good for what is required to do but the job Is not very fulfilling. Is a good job for retired folks but Not for younger people's
RN (Current Employee) – Gainesville campus – April 25, 2017
After working for over 20 years in the nursing market in Athens/Augusta/Atlanta, I came to work at NGMC-Gainesville in 2016. I've been so pleased to find a practice environment with complex patients in this relatively quiet town. We have a busy open-heart surgery program, and we get quite a bit of level I and level II trauma patients. I like the team of nurses I work with in critical care, and my boss seems to care about me as a person. I would recommend this hospital to anyone looking for a challenging position in a busy ICU.
good nursing teamwork
if you are used to the city, you might not like living here
Director of Managed Care (Former Employee) – Gainesville, GA – April 15, 2017
I was recruited away from NGHS to join the start-up BlackfinIQ. I loved the people and the culture. My direct supervisor and VP were great people who managed a great deal with little resources. I was proud to have been a part of that team.
Unit Secretary (Former Employee) – Gainesville, GA – March 18, 2017
This was the worst experience I have ever had as an employee. I felt as if I worked with elementary school aged children.The manager hired me on a schedule that required working every other weekend but changed it to every weekend after I started orientation. This does not follow hospital policy but HR never enforced the policy. I walked out after 4 weeks and wouldn't go back if they quadrupled my salary , gave me a company car and provided housing. It's that miserable.
Core Tech (Current Employee) – Gainesville, GA – February 1, 2017
Continuum allows you to get to know a patient on a personal level! You are the face that patient sees when they wake up and sometimes the face they see before they fall asleep! The sweet lady I had the pleasure of taking care of will forever be my best friend!
Patient Care Technician (Current Employee) – Gainesville, GA – January 27, 2017
Have worked here for over five years with great personnel. Friendly staff and overall good environment to work in. Haven't had any problems except career advancement issues where the manager was biased against the school I attended. Workplace culture is pretty diverse. Hardest part of my job was physical labor and stress. Most enjoyable part of the job was the patients and their personalities.
Nurse (Former Employee) – Gainesville, GA – January 4, 2017
A typical day at work would be very busy. A high level of discharges and admissions routinely. Varied coworkers with adequate skills to perform the tasks at hand. Requires flexibility, teamwork, and strength to endure the multitude of personalities.
Making a difference in the patient lives and schedule flexibility
Old facility with water leaks, mold smells, and less integrated
Licensed Practical Nurse (Current Employee) – Gainesville, GA – December 29, 2016
Constantly amazed by the unqualified people in the various clinic sites that are promoted or allowed to lead people that actually have an education. I hear constant errors in patient teaching. Too many women allowed to behave like bratty schoolgirls by gossiping and worrying what everyone else is doing. Management doesn't want to deal with the least bit of confrontation so these people are in the perfect place to flourish. Good employees will continue to leave in pursuit of an adult workplace. Tired of unlicensed people referring to themselves as nurses. You are not a nurse. Stop it. You're giving us a bad name. The constant changes in policy and procedures will make your head spin. How you move up or grow depends entirely on who you know.
Job security, looks good on resume to have worked here
Constant changes in policy - can't keep up, culture of bullying that is accepted
I enjoyed all the different things I was exposed to.
Phlebotomist (Former Employee) – Gainesville Ga – October 31, 2016
The hours were long and had to work alot of weekends. But I liked working there management was not good. It was hectic in the ER some nights. The management has changed now so it might e a better place to work.
Patient Care Technician (Former Employee) – GA – September 28, 2016
Management and everyone at the top is horrible and have gotten progressively worse. They turn a blind eye to problems and cling to their "best hospital" title from some obscure magazine or from US reports from many years ago. Do a google search on what they claim to be # 1 of. Nothing will come up except their website. They DO NOT put patients first. I know for a fact that a critical items which have to checked by nurses are not checked by them, rather, by others who are not trained. Would not go to the ER at both locations the way I've seen things run.
Leadership (Current Employee) – Gainesville, GA – September 14, 2016
A very unhealthy place to work. Patients may get good care. It's in spite of - not because of- the top leadership and culture. Many of the quality statistics reported are falsified by directors and managers because the culture demands it. Everything has to be perfect. I've seen this for years and it's happening again this year. If you don't play along you will not last at Northeast Georgia in a management capacity.