Valley Regional Medical Center

100-A Alton Gloor Boulevard
Brownsville, TX  78526

187 Beds
Level III Trauma

Since 1975, Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville, Texas has been serving the communities in the Rio Grande Valley. With its Advanced Level III Trauma Center, Primary Stroke Center, and Level III NICU, this 214-bed facility is a leader in the healthcare industry. Over 200 physicians are employed at Valley Regional Medical Center, covering over 25 specialities. This facility was named among the top 5% in the U.S. for Patient Safety in 2021.

Located on the western Gulf Coast at the southern tip of Texas, Brownsville is adjacent to Matamoros, Mexico. It is one of the southernmost cities in the contiguous United States and is at the intersection of different climates, thus being an ideal place for bird watching. The winters are warm and the summers hot and humid. Brownsville has endured its share of tropical cyclones. With Brownsville’s fast-growing economy, international trade drives the economy, as well as the SpaceX South Texas Launch Site facility. Despite the fast growing economy, Brownsville also has one of the highest poverty rates in the nation. Brownsville has a number of parks, athletic fields, public pools, gymnasiums, and two national wildlife refuges. If you find yourself in Brownsville for your next contract, be sure to soak in the unique climate and ample wildlife!

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What charting system did nurses use?

Nurses are reporting the use of

Meditech

What was the average patient acuity?

Average Pt Acuity is

1 - Independent, minimal medications needs, alert and oriented, continent, less than two co-morbidities, English speaking
10 - Dependent, lots of meds, confused, incontinent, more than two co-morbidities, non-english speaking

What color scrubs did the nurses wear?

Scrub Color

Navy Blue
*Does not include what L&D and OR nurses are reporting

Was the nurse to patient ratio up to California standards?

Nurse to Patient Ratio up to California Standards?

10. Ratio responded YES

responded NO

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