Maimonides Medical Center Reviews

Updated March 2, 2015
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  1. One pay three jobs.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Maimonides Medical Center

    Pros

    Pays by the hour under the union. Good benefits from the union.

    Cons

    Literally I'm hitting my second year of working here at MMC and work just piles up. When I was hired as a temp for someone on maternity leave and when that person didn't come back I was hired at permanent part time 9-1pm M-F, as a physician's secretary. Now I have to cover each of my coworker's work whenever someone's on vaca and sick days on top of what I'm already doing. There are days where I really have to ask someone to cover my work for 2 mins to run to the bathroom. Can't take vacation because seniority has first dips, even holidays and whenever you want to transfer to another position within union, seniority gets first dips too. Dead end job...if you have a degree don't work here, I'm speaking for administrative work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more competent people and not the lazies and complainers who throws their work at someone else. Also someone computer savvy.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. Many good worker-bees/some middle mgrs, but 1 of most greed-driven, dysfuctional, irrational upper management ever

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    Former Employee - Healthcare Technoloy in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Healthcare Technoloy in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Maimonides Medical Center full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Many decent, kind, hard working worker-bees only attepting to get jobs done, w/very limited resources. My area had a few great middle mgrs.

    Cons

    Good workers continually undermined, sabotoged by the worst upper mgmt. Scheming, irrational CEO & many other of the same 'yes-men' dept heads despite reality that things sure to end badly. This organization has make very bad, questionable, unexplained (possibly illegal) finincial decisions resulting in financial disaster. This includes on-going firing/departure of tons of good workers past 3+ yrs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean House starting with CEO who should have been 'retired' many years ago. All remaining mgmt, should immediatly start being openly honest, regurarly informing thier respective staffs ot the state of the organization...good or bad They're currently a complete failure at such leaderships functions. A warning to anyone considering employment at many of the depts in MMC should be aware, no matter how great a job you're doing, be advised this greedy organization will fire any non-management worker without reason and it will happen with less then hour of warning late on a Fri. Same mgmt then pretends the firing never occured. Do they really believe this is a sound strategy? This behavior is nothing more then personal greed, petty politics & thier own useless CYA games, This 'strategy' is clearly going on to-date in order for a few overpaid upper mgmt hacks to cling on to thier high priced jobs long past thier past due date.. There've been credible reports MMC will be swallowed by some larger Health Care organization, as they continue to bleed red ink for the 4th yr..

    After these unexplained disapperanes, rest of affected staff only becomes aware when co-workers vanishes week after week.. Unless drastic changes are made at the top of this 'food chain' and those who remain in positions of real power over others are even capable of dramatic change, sadly this organization that sincerly has some great potential will not survive, at least in it's current form much longer.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. Sr. Mgmt: Incompetent, Petty, Maybe Financially Corrupt. You Do NOT Want a Job Here!

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    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Maimonides Medical Center full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Some Middle Mgmt & co-workers decent, kind, people to work with. But many, back stabbers & worse Most Nursing/Medical staff are ok.

    Cons

    Upper Mgmt only interest is to keep cushy hi-paying jobs & treat workers like garbage. Make dumb deals with outside vendors for tons of money that lines their pockets.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    RETIRE. Take small pay cuts, instead of firing hard working dedicated worker bees without ever making a single announcement. Mgmt should step down ASAP. Learn how to treat hard working staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5. Unprofessional

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Maimonides Medical Center (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good doctors and services. Some coworkers were nice.

    Cons

    Human resources and management are very unprofessional and straight up mean.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat people with some respect. We're not dogs. Keep this up and you'll lose all your good staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    Worst company to work for

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Maimonides Medical Center full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Some helpful staff willing to share info

    Cons

    Disrespectful senior management. Everyone looking to stab each other in the back.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take classes in order to learn how to speak to your staff in a professional manner.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful

    Take my advise do not work in the MIS department

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    Current Employee - Clinical Analyst in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Clinical Analyst in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at Maimonides Medical Center

    Pros

    Maimonides has some of the most extensive computerization of the patient care record in the country. The MIS department is convenient to public transportation.

    Cons

    Management operates from the view that bullying is good and does not know how to interact with a professional staff. It is difficult to create a team to work on improvements and go-lives because it is like a revolving doors. Some project managers are worse than others and therefore their team is constantly changing. It is not uncommon to have an 8 am meeting scheduled on the same day as a 5 pm meeting for a 9-5 position. Then management will call you in and ask why you left 5 minutes early. 'My or the highway' is a phrase often heard within the confines of the former auto garage, now the MIS department, across the street from live chicken industry..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change the entire upper level management's mindset. Physical and verbal abuse needs to stop.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. What I thought would be a dream job turned into a nightmare.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Maimonides Medical Center

    Pros

    Good community hospital in a great neighborhood in Brooklyn.

    Cons

    Weak protections for employees. I went to Human Resources because I felt my boss was abusive and emotionally unstable. Colleagues had told me my boss had a history of picking on one person in the office. HR never helped me and my boss fired me within days of my "confidential" meeting with HR.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Doctors without budgetary and managerial experience should not be made department heads.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Dysfunctional Management

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    Current Employee - Clinical Analyst
    Current Employee - Clinical Analyst

    I have been working at Maimonides Medical Center full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    4 weeks’ vacation with easy approval

    Cons

    Too many layers of disrespectful management and not enough qualified workers.

    Doesn't Recommend

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