DCH Regional Medical Center Reviews

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Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Patient ratios 7: 1 on med surg and cardiac floors

PROS:

The food in the cafetria is Good food in cafeteria This is a Travel friendly facility This is a Decent size facility The Staff here are friendly

CONS:

Pay is very low. Nurse patient ratios too high at 7:1. No holiday pay. Always understaffed .

Emergency Room (ER)

NOT TOO BAD

PROS:

WILLING TO LET YOU PICK YOUR SCHEDULE FOR THE WHOLE CONTRACT. MANAGERS ARE NICE AND HELPFUL. STAFF IS FRIENDLY. ABLE TO WORK OT OFTEN.

CONS:

PAY, MEDITECH, 5:1, COLLEGE TOWN, NOT MUCH TO DO.

Postpartum (Perinatal)

RN Well Baby Nursery and Pediatric units

PROS:

Co-workers are great! Scheduling flexibility is good. Location is very convenient.

CONS:

Floating to other units that are not maternal child related. The inconsistencies of nursing administration adds to already high stress levels.

Cardiovascular ICU (CVICU)

Amazing

PROS:

Coworkers work as a team, environment where it is easy to make mistakes and learn, nurse patient ratio is adequate, scheduling is self-scheduling

CONS:

Management

Postpartum (Perinatal)

RN

PROS:

My coworkers are usually willing to swap days when needed off. Also health insurance for family covers well.

CONS:

Pay is not competitive with other hospitals in surrounding area. Also have to be pulled to other units too frequently.

Case Management (CM)

I have been with DCH for 21 years.

PROS:

Great peers to work with. The company has worked with me over the years to adjust my schedule many times to meet the needs of my family.

CONS:

pay is not as high as other hospitals

Intensive Care (Critical Care, CCU, ICU)

Overall it was a good experience,

PROS:

Coworkers were very friendly and they are accustomed to travelers working at DCH. They were helpful with any questions.

CONS:

Every hospital has it's own issues. The only problem that I encountered was that they pulled the travelers to other units first and they may get pulled twice in one shift.

Home Health (Hospice)

Lpn

PROS:

Good coworkers, work together pay is decent, good benefits, scheduling is good, you can make your own hours, very flexible

CONS:

None

Geriatrics (Gerontology)

Wonderful

PROS:

Nice pay, flexible, good benefits, staff very friendly, great supervisors to work with, awesome residents. Not much. Else to say here

CONS:

Shortstaffed, lots of extra work put into incoming shift, always doing someone else's tasks.not much more to say ok n this column

Medical-Surgical (MS, Med-Surg)

Awful

PROS:

. No Pros.

CONS:

No help from co workers. Won't hire LPNs anymore. RN and PCA do all the work. Very very short. Patients do not get any assistance

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