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Banner University Medical Center Phoenix Campus

1111 E McDowell Rd Phoenix, AZ

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Hospital Bio

Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix Campus is nationally recognized academic medical center. We are known to be a world-class hospital and focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals who serve our communities.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Voluntary non-profit - Other

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: Top Kidney Transplant Center in the United States out of 246 transplant centers, Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award, Becker's Hospital Review 100 Hospitals with great women's health programs, 2014-2016 Stroke Care Excellence Award, 2014 Neurosciences Excellence Award

Teaching Hospital: No

Trauma Level: Adult Level I

Number of beds: 653

ICU beds: 46

Services At This Hospital

  • Alzheimer's Institute
  • Behavioral Health
  • Cancer Care
  • Concussion Care
  • Clinics
  • Emergency Care
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Heart Care
  • Maternal Fetal Medic...
  • Medical Imaging
  • Maternity Services
  • Neurosciences
  • Orthopedics
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Plastic & Reconstruc...
  • Pharmacy
  • Poison & Drug Info
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgical Care
  • Transplant Services
  • Trauma
  • Women's Health
  • Wound Care
4.1 review

Step-down

Good learning environment

PROS:

Helpful managers especially on night shift. Great to start as new grad. Very good and thorough training as a new nurse.

CONS:

Low pay no weekend differential. The longer you stay you get burn out high turnover rate.

Rehabilitation

Staff RN

PROS:

New facility with eight hours shifts and lots of free parking. Easy access to interstate, and downtown Phoenix.Will eventually take trachs and vents

CONS:

Census fluctuates, this can affect scheduling, sometimes processes that are in place cannot be followed, no regular staff consistency.

Pulmonary (Respiratory, Asthma)

Med/Surg RN

PROS:

The patients were the best part of the job.. a few nice co workers, a few who weren't so nice, pay was good

CONS:

Patient ratio, some co workers were not willing to teach and were not very supportive. It made for a tough working environment at times

Emergency Room (ER)

Charge Nurse in Trauma Center

PROS:

Pay, scheduling, they are a teaching hospital with a level 1 trauma/Burn Center, wide range of education, going for magnet status

CONS:

Large Facility

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

RN pulmonary med/surg

PROS:

the teamwork on the 8th floor is amazing, the managers are very helpful, they really work with your schedule well.

CONS:

They have been short staffed lately with it being winter season, making for some busy days

Progressive Care

Five Stars

PROS:

This is a Magnet Hospital, the staff is amazing. We take very good care of each other here.

CONS:

None

Progressive Care

Five Stars

PROS:

Teaching hospital, great atmosphere, Great rapport among doctors and nurses and other staff members.

CONS:

None

Progressive Care

Five Stars

PROS:

Trauma 1 level, teaching hospital, great doctor-nurse rapport.

CONS:

None

Oncology

Three Stars

PROS:

High acuity. Lots of learning opportunities. Maximum responsibility. Noncompetitive pay. Teaching hospital, so lots of autonomy, and lots of educating new physicians and nurses.

CONS:

None

Wound Care (WOC, Wound Ostomy Continence)

Four Stars

PROS:

RESEARCH PAY RATE, OBTAIN THE MOST YOU CAN. THE JOB IS THE SAME WHEREVER YOU GO.

CONS:

None