I have worked at all three big hospitals in Lexington. I currently work at St Joe main- which is by the way the highest paying of the three. I can't really say anything (other than the usual "stuff" you get at any hospital) bad about any of the three.
St Joe east does have a long term care unit- LTACH I have never worked on the unit, but I have heard good things about it.
But, it probably doesn't pay as much as some of the other LTC's in the area.
I can say that as far as nurse:Pt ratios St. Joes is lower than UK's- at least Med surg. ( I did Ped's at CBH- so it I cant really compare it) But of course their were other perks at UK such as having supplies you needed, when you needed them, which isn't always the case at St. Joes.
Another thing about UK is that at least last time I heard the employees were all up in arms over their insurance- it is outrageous what they are paying for coverage.
Hope this helps- KYMSRN
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