Hi, I am going to be moving to Wichita soon and was wondering what the hospitals were like. I currently work at the University of Michigan hospital on a Cardiothoracic floor. It is a cross between a stepdown and ICU. I am looking for a hospital that is similar and does not overwhelm nurses with patients. I am currently trying to decide if I want to stay with adult or switch to peds. I was wondering which hospital between the two main ones was best? What is the normal nurse to pt ratio? What is the general pay for nurses? Is there self scheduling and self picking of pts? Is it union or no? Any information would be helpful. I have a feeling we were a little bit spoiled at U of M. Thanks for the help!!!!!!:wink2:
Jan 12, '09
No unions. KS has a lot of nurses and there aren't that many jobs.
I've not worked in Wichita as a nurse, but I have a friend who works as a psych nurse there.