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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
4.0 review

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

Emergency Room (ER)

Cmc Pineville ED

PROS:

Excellent staff - providers and nurses are great. Team work!

CONS:

Very busy!

Cardiovascular ICU (CVICU)

RN

PROS:

Great in all respects.Pay good. Co workers good,sched.good.A really professional place to work and further learn my specialty.

CONS:

None. No bad words to say about CMC except the housekeeping staff some times was not up to par. Food discounts were minimal. Sometimes we were shot staffed but not often.

Rehabilitation

RN

PROS:

Coworkers were great. Pay was competitive. Orientation was thorough. I couldn't have asked for a better place to work. Moved from the area but I miss it.

CONS:

None

Ambulatory Care

Four Stars

PROS:

It's a fantastic system

CONS:

None