Positive and supportive work place, encouraged new ideas and the clinical advancement of staff
Staff Nurse, Nurse Manager, and Nursing Supervisor (Former Employee) – New York, NY – April 1, 2018
By far, this will always be my favorite employer. Much of the the rationale for this is the fact that the acute hospital environment was a very different work place in the 1970's and 1980's. There was no acute shortage of nurse to work, the local health care environment was not highly competitive, and St. Mary's happened to be a smaller facility that allowed the development of new relationships with co-workers. For this reason, the longevity and job satisfaction of employees was high.
I learned almost everything I currently know about the fundamentals of the nursing field while I was at St. Mary's. I was fortunate to work with other nurses who readily shared their knowledge and technical skills with me.
The hardest part of the job was my initial insecurity as a new nurse with the least clinical seniority in my department. The most rewarding part of my job was making a difference in the lives of my patients and their families, and realizing that I chose the right career path.
Relaxed environment that encouraged ideas, provided feedback.