Cons: workload, lack of respect for staff and collective agreement, denied vacation
After over 10 years of nursing, and over 6 years at NGH this is the last place I would recommend to someone looking for a nursing position. Human resources does not follow the collective agreement and grievances or challenges to their decisions result in being ostracized from the organization. Respect and appreciation for staff is non existent. Staff – more... to patient ratio is very high, and vacation time is almost always denied. My advice is to find an organization which values and appreciates it nurses, recognizes staff loyalty and treats it's staff with dignity and respect. NGH claims to provide the community with caring and compassion, yet can't even treat their staff and particularly their nurses with the same courtesy. – less
Nurse (Former Employee), Norfolk, VA – September 16, 2014
I worked as a critical care float nurse and an cardiac intake nurse. I love level 1 trauma hospitals the acuity, all the different opportunities, and the constant learning that goes on in a teaching hospital. I learn so much here.