Putnam Community Medical Center Reviews

Updated October 25, 2014
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  1. Needs a Change in Management

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    Former Employee - Charge Nurse in Palatka, FL
    Former Employee - Charge Nurse in Palatka, FL

    I worked at Putnam Community Medical Center full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Coworkers were great and helped to make what was an unsafe situation a little better. It was very rewarding to work in a small community hospital. The patients are warm and appreciative. The benefit package was average and the pay was average. Pretty much what you would expect from most community hospitals.

    Cons

    Upper Management did not seem to care for the safety of the patients nor the nurses. There was no sense of being valued by management. Too many times I heard that there were numerous applications on my managers desk and we could all be replaced tomorrow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quality patient care should outweigh monetary gains. Need better nurse retention programs. Management is the number one issue I left. I felt I was working in an unsafe environment and that I held no value in the organization and could be replaced immediately.

  2. Great nurses, poor administration

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    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Palatka, FL
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Palatka, FL

    I worked at Putnam Community Medical Center full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The nurses who work at PCMC are dedicated and compassionate

    Cons

    Nurse managers and administration do not back up nurses or ensure a safe nursing/patient ratio.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    In order to keep experienced and valuable nurses to the facility provide support and appropriate staffing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  3. Former Employee

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    Former Employee - Purchasing Agent in Palatka, FL
    Former Employee - Purchasing Agent in Palatka, FL

    I worked at Putnam Community Medical Center full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    I loved the job I had, Purchasing Agent. But it was outsourced to another company.

    Cons

    Not a lot of upper management interaction except for negative feedback. They should not talk down to employees. No raises in the last 4 years, even though we all went above and beyond what our job entailed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When bonus's are promised employee's should not have to "remind" management of this fact.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. It provides me with a job, not a career.

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    Current Employee - Admissions Counselor in Palatka, FL
    Current Employee - Admissions Counselor in Palatka, FL

    I have been working at Putnam Community Medical Center

    Pros

    The people that you work with are typically very genuine however the community that we serve does not have the highest standards for itself.

    Cons

    The community does not have a very high standard for itself and like most workplaces there can be a lot of gossip. This can make for a very difficult day at the job but also can make a dull job more interesting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Some policies while seemingly well thought out work only in theory and not in practice. Changes can be good but there could be more follow through with policy changes.

    Recommends
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  6. It was acceptable, but not much better

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Putnam Community Medical Center

    Pros

    co-workers, patients, clients, health care and dental and vision benefits

    Cons

    very low salary, too much backbiting, complaining

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please pay more

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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