Pros: large hospital, wide range of services, cardiac oriented, cancer oriented
Cons: doctors allowed by admin to treat staff improperly, all about the money, insensitive to staff needs. largest and most poorly paid hospital in the area.
The sign says not for profit hospital, but its all about the money there. They froze our salaries for 3 years in 2008 saying it was necessary, then bought the administrator a brand new Tahoe, built a brand new 5 story outpatient surgery center all within 6 months. Taking care of the normal staff including the nursing staff was a low priority, Doctors – more... run the place and are allowed to berate the staff at will. Retaliation will be taken if you protest the berating. A typical day is not so bad depending on the department. Unless of course you are a male nurse or cna then you are automatically barred from the women's health wing, most especially Labor and Delivery, I never cared to work there but it is well known that if your male, don't bother. Management is basically "Company People" so don't bother to voice a complaint or concern. But like everywhere else it depends on the manager, or department. Hardest part of the job was dealing with management. Most enjoyable were the patients and families. I actually started there as an Off Duty Sheriff's Deputy security in the ER in 1991. We were paid about 15 an hour starting. A BSN with a 4 year degree started at $12.00 – less