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Scottsdale Shea Medical Center

9003 E Shea Blvd Scottsdale, AZ

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Hospital Bio

Scottsdale Shea Medical Center has 433 licensed beds, women's services, a dedicated pediatric emergency department, pediatric ICU, and a Level III neonatal ICU. The hospital is known as a bariatric surgery center of excellence, its total joint replacement center, and cardiology and oncology services. Scottsdale Shea Medical Center is a certified Chest Pain Center and Heart Attack Center. The facility has earned Magnet designation, the highest national designation for excellence in nursing care.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Proprietary

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: Accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons, Certified Chest Pain Center, Magnet Recognized, Top 50 Community Hospitals by US News & World Report

Teaching Hospital: No

Trauma Level: Level III NICU

Number of beds: 433

Services At This Hospital

  • Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
  • Cancer Care
  • Cardiac Care
  • Diabetes
  • Emergency Services
  • Gastroenterology
  • Maternity
  • Neurosciences
  • Orthopedics
  • Research Institute
  • Urology
4.2 review

Telemetry

3yrs telemetry

PROS:

Staffing is sometimes fair, the facility is recently remodeled, pay is ok, scheduling has never been an issue with night shift, ratio is not too bad at night

CONS:

Some complaints are worse for day shift, ratio tend to be a little unbalanced, staffing gets a little hectic on days, pay for day shift isn't as beneficial as nights, schedule issue tend to be a little less lax on day shift

Urology

.

PROS:

Great work environment and patient environment. Loved the area. Doctors are supportive as is the management. Medical equipment up to date. Patients are informed.

CONS:

None

PACU (Post-Anasthesia, Recovery Room, PAR)

I loved working for a Magnet Hospital

PROS:

Great coworkers. Adequate staffing ratios. Pay comparable to other alike facilities. Updated facilities. Lovely in hospital spa. Friendly staff members. Experienced nurses and doctors.

CONS:

Needed better support from higher managers. Better parking. Needed New monitors and necessary equipment for patient care.

Ambulatory Care

Worked surgical oncology for 27 years. Now do outrrach for quality assurance.

PROS:

Enjoy what I do. Would like to travel becaise my children are in College so this would be a good time for me to experience something new

CONS:

Pay

Telemetry

Three Stars

PROS:

A lot of critical thinking for nurses, which is good however there isn't a lot of support from charge nurses on the floor. The staff nurses are great, however there isn't much knowledge of the hospital's policies or evidence based practice. It is very, "this is how we have always done it"

CONS:

None

Telemetry

Five Stars

PROS:

The ratios are usually 4:1, occasionally 5:1. Management is helpful and supportive. Self scheduling is great and flexible.

CONS:

None

Telemetry

Four Stars

PROS:

Good staff

CONS:

None

Pediatric

Four Stars

PROS:

Great place to work at a magnet facility.

CONS:

None

Operating Room (OR)

Four Stars

PROS:

None No

CONS:

None

Case Management (CM)

Four Stars

PROS:

We work as a team

CONS:

None

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