Good job, poor pay, poor leadership, flexible hours
Emergency Department EMT-Intermediate (Current Employee) – Albuquerque, NM – May 18, 2017
Work 12 hour shifts, usually 3 days a week. Required to pick up to oncall shifts every month. Management is usually flexible with what days you need to work. Have prn, part time and full time positions. Pay is low compared to other hospitals. Management always asks for your opinion then go opposite what people say. Doesn't make sense. If your a nurse or provider you are more valuable. Techs are expendible. Always short handed. ER is always busy and people are worked to the bone which leads to high turnover rate. Pros Enjoy helping people to feel better and get them on there way. Enjoy all the skills you can do as a tech and flexability in hours. Cons cant give meds, lazy nurses, charge nurses that micromanage. Also management does not care about its techs and never listens to its staff.
Registered Nurse, Clinical Practice Leader (Former Employee) – Albuquerque, NM – May 17, 2017
While there were strong benefits and decent pay- the switch to corporate/larger organization from a smaller, locally owned company made me feel like one in a crowd. Pressure for overtime and changes in management were drawbacks to this position.
My job was in a fast pace setting but I learned and experienced alot
Certified Nursing Assistant/Unit Secretary (Current Employee) – Philadelphia, PA – May 8, 2017
Everyone come in and start getting report from the off going shift,Then afterwards you get report from the nurse who just received the patient.Together you and that work as a team with his or her patients.My manager is pretty fair with her staff when it comes with getting time off and trying to make things work smoothly for her staff.The hardest part of my job is helping the nurses save lives everyday.The most enjoyable part of my job is seeing a smile on they ones faces knowing you done a good job.Everyone on my floor get"s along with each other because that creates a better work place for everyone.I"ve learned that team work always make the dream work.
Staff RN/Charge Nurse on Coronary Care Unit (Former Employee) – Charlotte, NC – May 6, 2017
A typical day for RN's were 12-hours (7-7), day or night. Every other weekend. Small hospital feel, where everyone seems to know everyone. The most enjoyable part of the job was having co-workers who also became lifelong friends.
I investigated complaints that patients had regarding care of the hospital. I learned patience dealing with anger people. My boss was amazing and taught me a lot. The culture was great being non profit.The hardest part of my job was seeing the hurt and anger in the patients. The most enjoyable part was being able to assist and resolve the issue they had.
Loved the nursing care offered here. I enjoyed the nurses and other clerical staff. The doctors were fairly easy to work with. Very demanding but good at what they do. The Human Resources Dept. cares about their people and offer opportunities for educational advancement. Tuition Reimbursement.
Working in admissions at Presbyterian you are the first customer service encounter a patient receives. Your interaction with them will determine how the rest of their visit will go. Meeting new people daily is the best part about the job. No day is going to be like the other.
Unit Secretary/tech (Former Employee) – Albuquerque, NM – January 8, 2017
Enjoyed helping people. Click , high school-ish environment . Nurses are over worked. Watched staff stand around a lot and Dr's take forever to handle patient care. Close to shift change and they will definetly not see anyone or take care of anyone . Nurses lack compassion for patients and talk about patients negatively when at nursing station . There are good staff there. Just not in the ER.
Request for days off in advance denied, click environment, lack of compassion for people
monitor pt's on telemetry. measure P,QRS Comples and QT interval.report changes to RN. Respond to codes and document and send report to each floor. I was also unit secretary on another floor at this hospital.