Does anyone work in a hospital owned by HMA (Health Management Associates, Inc.)? If so, are they "employee-friendly"? What kind of staff to pt ratios do you have in your area? Are there things that you particularly like or dislike? The hospital I work for will be taken over by HMA in December, and we are all wondering what kind of changes may occur.
Oct 25, '05
I am doing my clinical externship at an HMA facility. Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. I have been at this facilityfor over a year now and have been rotated to several areas of the hospital. Everyone has been soooo nice to me, which is especially impressive since I am there as a student. The Director of Education is awesome and the nursing management have been so helpful! On Med/Surg the nurse to patient ratio was 1:6 and on PCU it is 1:4.
Hope this is helpful!