MedStar Washington Hospital Center

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Loved the people I worked with, the work environment and treatment of some staff, not so much

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Former Employee - Intern  in  Washington, DC
Former Employee - Intern in Washington, DC

Pros

The nurses and doctors are the absolute best on the neonatal units. Smart, kind, attentive, and hard-working.

Cons

During my employment there were two strikes by the nurses because of conflicts between them and Medstar. They were not always treated as they should have been and the turnover rate was extremely high.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Support your nurses!

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other reviews for MedStar Washington Hospital Center

  1.  

    Patient safety is an issue, get to see a lot

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Washington, DC

    Pros

    Good variety of patient diagnoses, diverse staff, good benefits, good support from union

    Cons

    At times RN to patient ratios are concerning, at one point charge RN had 5 patients (not the first time I've seen it happen), unsupportive and occasionally bullying management, no monetary benefits from being charge RN or preceptor

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to associates' suggestions and act on them, don't hate the union, adequately staff your floors because patient safety is constantly an issue, be more careful about bullying new associates

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good for resume building; not good for long term employment.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Interesting work; stimulating environment; complex cases.

    Cons

    Heavy workload; resources not always available.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care more about staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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