Best employee benefits/insurance in southeastern wi
- 0Dec 30, '11 by Ashton&AverysMommyI am a graduate nurse, and will be taking the NCLEX-RN January 20th. I am currently working as a home health nurse making really good money. But the thing is, is there is no insurance.
I am interested in working part time somewhere near Burlington. I have been thinking:
United Hospital system (kenosha/pleasant prairie)
Wheaton Franciscan (racine/franklin)
Mercy (lake geneva area)
Can any employees tell me about the employee benefits/insurance....and starting pay?
I will have to get insurance for my 2 toddler children and myself...so family insurance is what I am looking at.
I have heard a lot of negative things about aurora and want to stay away from aurora if this is true (is wheaton franciscan an aurora hospital?)
Any information on these hospitals would be great!
- 0Dec 30, '11 by rn/writer GuideWheaton Franciscan is a system that includes a number of hospitals and outpatient clinics. It is most definitely not the same as Aurora. In my experience, WF is a good employer overall. Not perfect, but better than most.
I also have heard many negative things about Aurora, a lot of them from Aurora employees. They are known as "the bean counters," because everything is done strictly by the numbers. I have also heard Aurora patients complain about their hospital stays, saying that they felt staffing was inadequate and their care was lacking.
If I had to steer you toward one or the other, I'd recommend WF hands down!
Best wishes.Last edit by rn/writer on Jul 9, '12
- 0Jan 12, '12 by Ashton&AverysMommyWell I just wanted to update everybody, that I did apply to froedert and united hospital system. I was denied within a few days from froedert (because i had to answer yes or no questions such as "do you have a license for this position" and I had to check "no" because I didn't take the NCLEX yet.).
I did however get a call from United hospital I had a great phone conversation with the HR person, and she said she would forward it to her manager, and if they are interested they would call me back. Crossing my fingers!!!
- 0Jan 14, '12 by tri-rnFor benefits, check out the VA system. If you're in the Burlington area N Chicago or Hines shouldn't be too hard a drive. Milwaukee's not too bad a drive either. I didn't look through all 37 pages on this link, I saw a few Hines and N Chicago positions.
- 0Jan 14, '12 by BiffbradfordThe VA in Milwaukee has had ONE opening for an RN (that I've seen) in the past 6 months. The application deadline for that ended yesterday. I started to apply (it's a long process!) but suddenly got called up for an interview else where, so I never completed it. It was for their ICU.