I worked at East Mississippi State Hospital full-time (Less than a year)
There is always help wanted. DCW's and CNA's are the backbone and the foundation of the hospital.
1 year probation. The pay is poor. The administartion and treatment team undermind what the DCW's are doing for the patients. Some of the nurses are very condescending towards the DCW's and are more worried about there reputation than doing what is in the best interest of the patients.
Advice to Management
Talk to the state about reducing the probation to 90 days for employees age 24 and older. The pay needs to be improved for DCW's and CNA's. Provide professional growth, mentorship for DCW's and CNA's. Make the pay competitive with that of agencies. Have a CNA1 and a CNA2 positions.
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