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SUNY Upstate Medical University

750 E Adams St Syracuse, NY

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Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Government - State

Military Hospital: No

Teaching Hospital: No

3.5 review

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Registered Nurse

PROS:

Pay is competitive, sign on bonus decent, cost of living in are is reasonable, housing affordable, lots to do in the city and surrounding area

CONS:

swift turn-around of co-workers

Ambulatory Care

yup

PROS:

pay isnt so bad. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p

CONS:

cowork

Neurology ICU (Neuro ICU)

Friendly

PROS:

Great units with helpful staff. Much education and opportunities to learn all the time. Schedules are fair and managers work with your scheduling

CONS:

Much floating throughout hospital including med sure floors. I really can't say anything bad about the opportunity here

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Overall very negative

PROS:

State job with good health care, good salary and generous time off. Large teaching hospital with Medical, Surgical, Coronary, Neurosurgery and Burn ICUs

CONS:

Administration does not value its nurses. "We spend too much money on nurses". No boundaries on behavior resulting in nurses tolerating abuse from both consumers and physicians.

Emergency Room (ER)

Learned a lot

PROS:

Being in a level 1 trauma center you get to learn so much. It can be overwhelming but in a good way.

CONS:

Ratio

Operating Room (OR)

staff was very unhappy and down right miserable including leadership

PROS:

some really strong nurses there, The leads in the various servicers were very accessible and strong leaders. The facilities are nice and Syracuse is a great town

CONS:

the staff is disgruntled and miserable

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Wonderful GN Experience

PROS:

Great, supportive staff and graduate nurse residency program. Support system for staff, patients overall seem to be happy with their care.

CONS:

None

Coronary Care

cardiac

PROS:

coworkers, facility, ratio very good and easy to get along with and learn one two three four five six seven eight nine ten

CONS:

none really it is a good place one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen they like students too

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Five Stars

PROS:

Be prepared to work,brush up on starting IVs I work 12hr. nights,we have patients on Ventilators,we do a lot of starting IVs,suctioning,meds.,Its nice on my unit,you really need teamwork.

CONS:

None

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Four Stars

PROS:

Have confidence in your skill and ability. Know how to nevigate the different culture of nursing including how to defend yourself but mainly how to steer clear of BS :)

CONS:

None

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