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Methodist University Hospital

1211 Union Ave Memphis, TN

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Hospital Bio

Methodist Healthcare is an integrated health care delivery system, dedicated to the art of healing through our faith-based commitment to minister to the whole person. Methodist Healthcare hires the best people, so they can treat our patients well. We set the standard for compassionate patient and family-centered care in every interaction, whether it’s greeting a patient or performing a procedure.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Voluntary non-profit - Church

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: U.S. News and World Report's Best Regional Hospital, Excellence Award for Clinical Care from VHA Inc., The Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission, Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission

Teaching Hospital: Yes

Number of beds: 1725

ICU beds: 64

Services At This Hospital

  • Brain and Spine Institute
  • Breast Health
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Cancer Center
  • Diabetes Care
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Eye Care
  • Gynecology Hysterectomy
  • Head & Neck
  • Heart & Vascular
  • Home Care
  • Home Medical Equipment
  • Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Infusion Therapy IV
  • Mammography
  • Maternity
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Care
  • Primary Care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Screenings & Scans
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke Center
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Transplant Institute
  • Weight Loss
  • Wellness
  • Women’s Health
3.9 review

Psychiatric (Mental Health)

Progressive, inclusive, research oriented

PROS:

Well-trained peers, many educational opportunities, positive and supportive work environment. Positive work performances are evaluated and rewarded. Well trained staff and staff development.

CONS:

None thought of

Neurology

One of the best jobs of my lifetime. I would return again if I lived there.

PROS:

Devoted, Professional Staff, Comprobable Pay, scheduling was fair.. Educational and rewarding. Supportive and positive place to work. Clean environment with a great safety involvement in staff.

CONS:

12 hour shifts great coverage day shift, however poor staffing night shift.

Oncology

Lpn

PROS:

Great I loved working her I work in assessment triage Monday the Friday 8 to 4 was one of me favorite jobs

CONS:

None

Emergency Room (ER)

15 yrs ED experience. Served as charge nurse. Independently work

PROS:

Easy to work with. I work indepently, yet enjoy helping others. Don't prefer one area of the ED over the other.

CONS:

I expect co-workers and other staff to have the work ethic I do. I also expect others to work at the pace that I do.

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Learning hospital

PROS:

Great place to learn skills!/great atmosphere. Learning hospital. You learn a lot there as a new nurse. The best place to start your nursing career.

CONS:

Favor RN's. Closed their school of nursing.

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

RN Med Surg experience

PROS:

co-workers were nice and knowledgeable. We worked together as a team, management was ok, orientation was sufficient for the specialty,

CONS:

pay, patient-nurse ratio, shortage

Telemetry

Registered Nurse

PROS:

Coworkers are amazing, scheduling is convenient, facility is nice, Nurse-Patient ratio at times is reasonable when fully staffed, management is understanding, hospitality

CONS:

Technology/computers always messing up, Equipment outdated, Patient turnover on telemetry is high, Patient acuity, Nurse-Patient Ratio at times is hard when not staffed adequately

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Charge nurse

PROS:

Schedule that allows me to enjoy free time yet give me overtime and provide me extra money. Also give me the opportunity to charge floor

CONS:

Pay at Methodist university

Ambulatory Care

I am a RN in a Ped Clinic, also have LTC skills and Homehealth background.

PROS:

I work 4 ten hour shifts and the pay is excellent. the children we serve are motivation and the skills learned are valuable.

CONS:

Staffing and communication issues. Being a nurse of 12 years and working many different the listed cons are very important in my line of work.

Step-down

RN- step down transplant unit ( kidney,liver,pancreas )

PROS:

Awesome staff nurse to work with, sleeping accommodation on site, manager will work schedule most do self-schedule . May schedule three or four day a week.

CONS:

Nurse patient ratio high at times, no set unit, Travel nurses are the first to be pulled

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