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Northwestern Memorial Hospital

251 E. Huron St Chicago, IL

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Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Voluntary non-profit - Private

Military Hospital: No

Teaching Hospital: No

Number of beds: 654

4.1 review

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

#1 in Illinois

PROS:

Great facility, wonderful nursing care, education hospital, wonderful location in heart of Chicago, very skilled physicians, high likelihood to recommend scores

CONS:

Lower paying in city

Neuroscience (Neurological, Neurology)

Overworked, poor management

PROS:

Great coworkers

CONS:

Poor staffing, no ancillary help at night, very stressful atmosphere without management support or concern , very high turnover, priority of patient care is geared to the rich and/ or famous who may be donors

Labor & Delivery (L&D)

RN, Team Leader

PROS:

Co-workers are young, fun, facility is newly renovated, very fast-paced department delivering 13,000 +/- babies per year

CONS:

Expensive city to live in, parking costs employees quite a lot. A lot of employee turnover so many times nurses are inexperienced.

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Three Stars

PROS:

Staffing is horrible and patient load is heavy. Management doesn't work for you.

CONS:

None

Step-down

Four Stars

PROS:

It's a revolving door, great experience with a variety of "new research" type surgical cases, but you are not valued as a nurse. It's a 2 year experience to get in and get out.

CONS:

None

Operating Room (OR)

Four Stars

PROS:

High turn over rate, but youthful accepting culture. Fun, fast paced, efficient culture.

CONS:

None

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Five Stars

PROS:

NMH has great team support overnights, especially since there are no CNAS.

CONS:

None

Emergency Room (ER)

Three Stars

PROS:

Be positive

CONS:

None

Rehabilitation

Five Stars

PROS:

It's a great hospital

CONS:

None

Emergency Room (ER)

Four Stars

PROS:

This is an excellent place to work, the culture is great. Pay isn't the best in the city, but its the #1 hospital in IL!

CONS:

None

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