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Carolinas Medical Center

1000 Blythe Blvd Charlotte, NC

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Hospital Bio

Carolinas Medical Center is the largest hospital in Carolinas HealthCare System. CMC has evolved into a world class facility that offers a full range of services to the Charlotte community and beyond. With 874 licensed beds, CMC has different specialty programs.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Voluntary non-profit - Other

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: The Joint Commission's Top Performer in Key Quality Measures Award, The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval

Teaching Hospital: Yes

Number of beds: 874

Services At This Hospital

  • Carolinas Rehabilitation
  • Levine Cancer Institute
  • Levine Children's Hospital
  • Neuroscience
  • Orthopedics
  • Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute
  • Surgery
  • Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
  • Transplant
  • Research & Clinical Trials
  • Women's Services
  • Wound Care
4.1 review

Emergency Room (ER)

ED RN

PROS:

Coworkers are amazing. It is fast-paced and high intensity, but the patients receive high-quality care. A great learning environment and a great team.

CONS:

None

Radiology (Imaging)

Great Opportunities for Advancement

PROS:

Supportive management and staff. The doctors are great. Rotating modalities provides variety which is nice. Work only one holiday per year. Be prepared to be engaged and participate in committees, shared governance.

CONS:

None.

Ambulatory Care

Educational

PROS:

Large system lots of educational resources and great opportunities. Great pay schedule quite competitive . Self scheduling which is extremely flexible

CONS:

Large system if you don't speak up you may get lost

Oncology

Great

PROS:

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PACU (Post-Anasthesia, Recovery Room, PAR)

30+ great

PROS:

Scheduling, teammates, manager support, transparency, hours, pace, physicians, peds, IT, education, holiday rotation, benefits, pay, HR, location, technology, variety of population

CONS:

None

PACU (Post-Anasthesia, Recovery Room, PAR)

Healthcare Technician

PROS:

Staff working as a team, receiving annual performance Bonuses, and monthly PTO Accrual. Discounts at in CHS facilities and other vendors.

CONS:

Insurance benefits were changed to high deductible plans and hospital pension plan ending.

Telemetry

Cardiac Telemetry

PROS:

Facility, Staff, Sanger Heart and Vascular team is great. Great opportunities outside of work to explore the greater Charlotte area.

CONS:

Poor pay compared to other places, dietary, communication, benefits.

Telemetry

Cardiovascular surgery, observation

PROS:

Great co-workers, good commute, flexible shifts. This is a big hospital with many units to choose . Charlotte is a great city.

CONS:

Low pay

Intensive Care (Critical Care, CCU, ICU)

Licensed Nursing Home Administrator/RN

PROS:

The pay is competitive, scheduling flexibility, and patient ratio is by far the best. The staff truly demonstrates a caring attitude towards the patients.

CONS:

The politics at the corporate level seems to have a trickle down effect to the front line staff. Mission and vision may NOT be represented within the leadership roles.

Coronary Care

RN

PROS:

locations of facilities and multiple facilities to pick up shifts. management was involved in day to day aspect of working but not micromanaging...very supportive.

CONS:

pay

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