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DMC Harper University Hospital

3990 John R St Detroit, MI

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Hospital Bio

DMC Harper University Hospital has served patients from across the country and around the world for over 150 years. We are one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in the nation with fully-implement Electronic Medical Records, 100 percent medication scanning and advanced robotic surgery technology. Established in 1863, Harper is among America’s oldest and most highly regarded teaching institutions. As part of the Wayne State School of Medicine, we’re staffed by leading medical experts and educators – many of whom rank among the top in the nation.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Voluntary non-profit - Private

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, The Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission, Top Performer in Key Quality Measures by Joint Commission

Teaching Hospital: Yes

Number of beds: 535

ICU beds: 40

Services At This Hospital

  • Anesthesiology
  • Back & Spine
  • Bariatrics/Weight Loss
  • Bones & Joints
  • Cancer Care
  • Cardiology/Heart Care
  • Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery
  • Diabetes/Metabolism
  • Digestive Health
  • Ear
  • Nose
  • & Throat
  • Emergency/Trauma Care
  • Endocrinology
  • Eye Care
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Kidney Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Lungs & Breathing
  • Neurology
  • Neurosciences/Neurosurgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric Specialties
  • Podiatry
  • Pregnancy & Childbirth
  • Primary Care & Wellness
  • Radiology & Imaging
  • Rehab & Training
  • Senior Services
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Stroke Care
  • Surgery
  • Transplantation
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Women's Health
  • Wound Care
3.6 review

Labor & Delivery (L&D)

great learning experience

PROS:

Great Staff, competitive pay for nurses, great relationships with residents. Opportunity for growth and advancement. Great location for young professionals

CONS:

nurse-patient ratio, staffing and and management, high risk population

Labor & Delivery (L&D)

Registered Nurse

PROS:

patients, coworkers, scheduling, pay, flexibility,

CONS:

population living in poverty, location is in rough area with shootings, drugs, violence, crime, etc., uneducated population with many health problems

Postpartum (Perinatal)

I worked on obstetrics, gynecology, labor and deliver and postpartum and newborn

PROS:

Working with new parents and newborns. Enjoy teaching, I also enjoyed working nights And my co workers, I enjoyed working with the multidisciplinary team

CONS:

Not enough hours

Neurology

DMC is a great place to learn and grow professionally!

PROS:

Amazing team of medical professionals!! Would recommend this hospital to anyone looking to grow with hands on experience! Also amazing city explore!

CONS:

Work most holidays as you are a floater but a great place to be! I didn't really have any...always was able to float between units and grow professionally.

Telemetry

Registered Nurse - Telemetry

PROS:

Competitive pay with appropriate increases; excellent interdisciplinary communication; fun and lively environment in up and coming city; fair access to transportation

CONS:

Inconsistent staffing

Radiology (Imaging)

RN,BSN,CCRN

PROS:

Coworkers are awesome! Scheduling is good with senority, good teamwork, I have awesome parking assignment only one holiday a year.

CONS:

Pay, took away call time big pay cut for sacrificing your home life for others

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

RN in the midnight float pool

PROS:

pay, patient population, educators and staffing were really good. They always responded quickly and efficiently to any and all questions regarding scheduling.

CONS:

coworkers, parking, equipment

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Hard Work

PROS:

Schedule is flexible managers try to work with employees to give them their desired schedule. Great team work due to work and patient load.

CONS:

Ratio high on night shift due to call ins. This is an unpredictable situation. This also causes dissatisfaction among staff.

Interventional Radiology (IR)

RN

PROS:

Co workers, competitive pay, Doctors, no weekends except call, one holiday a year, hours, day off during the week, the techs are awesome.

CONS:

Management, not getting OT unless called in which changed, short staffed,

Other

Four Stars

PROS:

That our unit has great team work

CONS:

None

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