Madison State Hospital

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Madison State Hospital

Details

Number of Beds 316
Walkthrough State NO
Compact State NO
State License Fee $169
License Wait Time 2-8 weeks
Temporary License $0
License Website www.in.gov/pla/nursing.htm
State Hourly $28.08 (non-traveler)
State Annual $57,840 (non-traveler)
National Hourly $33.23
National Annual $69,110
County

Jefferson

Population
31,705
Rent-Studio
$460
1 Bedroom
$496
2 Bedrooms
$650
Singles info
Temperature info
Homes with children
City

Madison

Population
0
Homicides (per 10,000)
0
Rapes (per 10,000)
0
Assaults (per 10,000)
0
Robberies (per 10,000)
0
Average commute times
Average age

711 Green Rd
Madison, IN 47250

(812) 265-2611

Reviews

1/5

by

i

Not a fun place to work.

Do not count on raises. Some co workers were ok, other's were super lazy and were brown nosers. Patients were treated fairly by staff.
3/5

by

i

Great staff to work with

Truly enjoyed most the staff. It gave u the true meaning of a team. I felt most of my time was spent on behavior management instead of nursing care. Very likely to get hurt while on the job. Unsafe environment, made staff more nervous and on edge. Very hard to get the majority of patients to comply with doctor's orders. I did learn so much about redirection and being able to handle scary situations. Hardest part of the job was having to physically restrain patients. I got hurt on numerous occasions. Most patients were very difficult to communicate with. Most enjoyable part was having not only great staff but most were all friends.
4/5

by

i

Loved working with dementia patients but could be very challenging.

Went in at 2p, received report and gathered info for shift. Vital signs and gather necessary materials for 3-5p med pass. Assist in dinning room with feeds from 5-6p, then go to dinner myself if time warrants. Upon return prepare for 7p med pass, do treatments and med pass, check blood sugars and give HS insulins. Do additional paperwork as necessary such as skin assessments, neurochecks, fall risk assessments, ect. Assist CNA's with ADL's. I learn something new everyday, if something from a patient about themselves current or past, or a new med administration or treatment. Management is always supposed to help if possible, sometimes not able or unsure how. Not always willing to take recommendations from staff, kind of get my way or highway attitude. Hardest part of job is keeping residents calm and positive. Dementia patients feed off on another, if one gets upset or irate, it spreads very quickly so you must always be on your toes and looking out for what might be coming next. The most enjoyable part of my job is when something clicks with a patient and you see the lightbulb come on...they remember someone or something from their past that is positive and the just cannot wait to tell you, they are grinning from ear to ear and so happy. That makes my day.
3/5

by

i

MSH

Poor management except a few. Horrible pay. Always quick to point out the bad but never praise the good. Very hard to get 1st shift position.
4/5

by

i

worked with people with illness

total care of patients playing games with them and becoming like a family to them.

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