The Gypsy Nurse brings you this travel nurse Destination report on Whidden Memorial Hospital (part of the Cambrige Health Alliance): Everett, MA Courtesy of Reader and Travel Nurse Lori. [hr]
Whidden Memorial Hospital (part of the Cambrige Health Alliance)
Facility Info: Other
Number of Beds: 101-250
Unit Worked: ER
Shift Worked: 12 Hr Night
Nurse: Patient Ratio: 1:4 up to 1:6
Ancillary Staff: Secretary, Charge RN (with patient load), Charge RN (without patient load)
Staff Acceptance of Travel Nurse: (1=Hostile Work Environment, 5=Average, 10=Very Positive) 10
Hospital Parking:(1=Street Parking, 5=Adequate location/price 10=Great location/Free) 10
Rants: Community Hospital that has no surgery, cath lab, or OB on site. High population of alcohol and drug abuse. Felt more like a babysiter than a nurse most shifts.
Raves: Staff was super friendly and very accepting. I got a lot of reading done at work.
Would You Return to This Hospital? (1=NEVER, 5=Neutral, 10=YES) 4
Name of complex: Gateway at Malden
Housing Source: Company Provided
Housing Type and Amenities: Private Apartment in Complex, 1 Bed, Partially Furnished, Utilities Included, Fitness Center on Site, Pool on Site, Laundry in Unit, Pet-Friendly (Additional Charges), Parking – Community Garage
Housing Cost: Unknown (Company Provided)
Drive Time to Work: (1=Greater than 30 minutes, 5=Aprox 15 minutes, 10=Walkable) 6
Availability of Public Transportation: (1=Unavailable/Very Difficult, 5=Neutral, 10=Easily Accessible) 10
My Neighborhood Recommendations
Restaurants: Pearl Street Station
Activities: Fenway Park for a baseball game, whale watching, Freedom Trail, Trolley Tours of Boston, Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, Beaches!!
Sights: Glocester, Salem, Portsmouth, Portland, South Shore
What I Liked Most
Games at Fenway – and I don’t even like baseball that much!!
What I liked Least
Would you Return to This Location? (1=NEVER, 5=Neutral, 10=YES) 10
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