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  1. "recreation"

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    Current Employee - Recreation Aide in Ewing, NJ
    Current Employee - Recreation Aide in Ewing, NJ

    Pros

    helping and see that my patient get the care that they needed

    Cons

    see patients fall by the way side.

    Advice to Management

    need more staff would really care about the patients.


  2. "An experience"

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    Former Employee - Human Service Technician in Trenton, NJ
    Former Employee - Human Service Technician in Trenton, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Meet new people and create relationships

    Cons

    Hostile environment and at times hazardous to health. Low morale.

    Advice to Management

    The key to great care to clients is to take care of employees.......

  3. "HSA/TES"

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    Former Employee - Human Services Assistant in Trenton, NJ
    Former Employee - Human Services Assistant in Trenton, NJ

    I worked at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay rate was good and you can get overtime if needed.

    Cons

    The supervisors are not as concerned with staff safety as they are themselves


  4. "Human Service Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Trenton, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Trenton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent place to work the staff is always helpful, friendly environment

    Cons

    State layoffs employees switched to different sites

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Become a part of a community, not just a hospital"

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    Former Intern - Chaplain in Trenton, NJ
    Former Intern - Chaplain in Trenton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent supervision and team atmosphere, holistic care for patients, chaplaincy is well integrated with other hospital departments, strong community ethos

    Cons

    Emotionally intense and strenuous work with troubled patients, lack of state funding which means infrastructure and equipment is out-dated, not very tech-savvy and inefficient communications

    Advice to Management

    Seek funding for infrastructure, but not at the risk of losing personnel


  6. "very satisfying experience"

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    Current Employee - Charge Nurse in West Trenton, NJ
    Current Employee - Charge Nurse in West Trenton, NJ

    I have been working at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    able to work with people who have diverse background and counseling patients who are emotionally disturbed and getting positive result.

    Cons

    Staff safety needs to be improved upon


  7. "Psychiatric Nursing and burn-out"

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    Former Employee - Chrge Nurse in Trenton, NJ
    Former Employee - Chrge Nurse in Trenton, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Health Benefits, competitive salary, Job security

    Cons

    Crowded Highways, Loss of Medical-Surgical skills.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to what your subordinates have to say regarding floor matters. Burn out is a big issue.

  8. "Overall great experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Wonderful experience working with patients and staff

    Cons

    Bureaucracy can sometimes be frustrating, hard to implement changes


  9. "Rehabilitation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The impact in patient lives makes it worth it.

    Cons

    Management tries to circumvent civil service rules.

    Advice to Management

    Follow civil service guidelines.