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Kindred Healthcare Reviews

Updated Jul 1, 2014
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2.6 294 reviews

47% Approve of the CEO

Kindred Healthcare President, CEO, and Director Paul J. Diaz

Paul J. Diaz

(157 ratings)

38% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company not only preaches work life balance they live it(in 8 reviews)

  • My pay is good , I'm a highschool dropout and they didn't really look at my resume so much as they looked at me as a competent individual(in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Incompetent nurses were often promoted to get them away from direct patient care(in 19 reviews)

  • Upper management was not always qualified for their position or knowledgable(in 17 reviews)

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    Tired

    Staff RN (Current Employee) Greenwood, IN

    Prosalways busy, never boring environment

    Constoo many patients to care for

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet some more nurses

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosworkload is too much, always busy

    Conspay and benefit are good

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Long Term Acute Care Kindred Hospital Wyoming Valley: Director of Education

    Director of Education (Current Employee) Wilkes-Barre, PA

    ProsWork closely with all staff from every department. Excellent open door policy. Responsive senior leadership.
    Company values excellent patient care and ernestly works toward consistant, positive outcomes.

    ConsSadly, our location is closing as our Host Hospital did not renew our contract. I believe we were left with too little time to find another host hospital in the area.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work with the many other Kindred Hospitals around the country.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent Company

    Regional Sales (Current Employee) Dallas, TX

    ProsGreat work environment, lots of corporate support

    ConsNot a lot of career advancement unless you leave and then come back with experience. No "training up"

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Great place to work.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe facility provides great care for patients who are extremely sick.

    ConsThey are very lean in their operation but still effective.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue the great work. This is a unique place.

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    Great Place to Work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsManagement cares about doing the right things for their employee's and focused on providing quality care to patients.
    Open to people contributing ideas to improve working conditions or care delivery

    ConsBenefits including 401k matching, annual raises, complex environment as the company adapts to the changing healthcare landscape

    Advice to Senior ManagementStay focused on development of an engaged and committed workforce

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company to work for!

    District Director of CDI (Former Employee)

    ProsFeeling of belonging and being appreciated for your knowledge and expertise by your peers and superiors. Very helpful environment and wanting to always go the next level with providing quality care to their patients. Identifies and trains employees for advancement. Able to work independently, but know that you have a network of peers that you are able to reach out to for assistance.

    ConsBe prepared for frequent change and you will do great.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Challenging patient population but a tremendously rewarding experience.

    Registered Dietitian (Current Employee) San Antonio, TX

    ProsGreat leadership team, not micro-managed, Team work, patient centered care.

    ConsLoosing pay -in lieu of benefits, no matching contribution to 401K

    Advice to Senior ManagementBring back matching contributions to 401K

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Providing quality of care while being on the cutting edge of a new healthcare industry.

    District Director of Case Management (Current Employee) Denver, CO

    ProsThe resources, support and education is great. They allow you to do your job and provide a lot of support.

    ConsWith the ever changing healthcare industry it is difficult to function in finding a balance at times.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I enjoyed working for this company very much.

    Monitor Tech (Current Employee) Oklahoma City, OK

    ProsThis company gave me the opportunity to learn a new skill. I started as a Certified Nursing Assistant and trained to learn and interpret heart rhythm strips. Because of my experience at this company working with a wonderful Nursing team I also learned that I want to go back to school to be a Nurse.

    ConsThis company only has 12 hour shifts so if you need a job offering 8 hour shifts it is not available.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement, keep up the good work!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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