Spectrum Health Reviews

Updated March 23, 2015
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  1. Love working here

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    Current Employee - Patient Registration Specialist in Zeeland, MI
    Current Employee - Patient Registration Specialist in Zeeland, MI

    I have been working at Spectrum Health full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I worked down town And all the doctors and nurses are very nice

    Cons

    Working weekends a lot
    Parking down town
    Riding the shuttle
    Seem to always be short employees
    Always busy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciate your employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Had a good experience working with Spectrum Health

    Former Intern - Software Developer II in Grand Rapids, MI
    Former Intern - Software Developer II in Grand Rapids, MI

    I worked at Spectrum Health as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Gives you a lot of freedom, management was very helpful

    Cons

    Project completed was a bit bland

  3. Patient Access Specialist

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    Current Employee - Patient Registration Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Patient Registration Specialist in Grand Rapids, MI

    I have been working at Spectrum Health

    Pros

    Working directly with patients and clinical staff. Being able to make a difference in patients lives in a positive way.

    Cons

    Being exposed to sicknesses. Not always being able to help the patient as you wish to.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Know the job and all of its fuctions, also know all the systems.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 2 people found this helpful

    good company, nice facilities

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Spectrum Health

    Pros

    benefits, opportunities to transfer, culture

    Cons

    so big can feel like just a number

  6. Great IT Internship

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in Grand Rapids, MI

    I have been working at Spectrum Health as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with, pretty good technology for a healthcare company, great location in Grand Rapids, good opportunities to advance in IT, good purpose (healthcare)

    Cons

    Typical big company politics, some mis-communication between business side and technical side of the company, each team uses different technology (especially the separation between Priority Health side to Spectrum Health side) causing messy integration

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rely less on contractors and more on the FTE's, make concrete decisions on technology being used, continue to merge Priority Health technology with Spectrum Health Technology

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. Good Company to Work For

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Grand Rapids, MI

    I have been working at Spectrum Health full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Competitive salaries & benefits, decent work-life balance as a whole.

    Cons

    With the change in Healthcare, the big picture outlook and security is a little fuzzy. A LOT of upper management turnover recently has employees nervous. Additionally it is extremely bureaucratic.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. Exceptional experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - IS Intern in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Intern - IS Intern in Grand Rapids, MI

    I have been working at Spectrum Health as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent intern programs, very inclusive and welcoming organization, great pay for an hourly intern, many events and bonus activities, get to meet lots of new people.

    Cons

    Unprofessional, messy IS senior leaders

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Solid work environment with great benefits.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Systems Analyst in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Applications Systems Analyst in Grand Rapids, MI

    I have been working at Spectrum Health full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good salary. Great benefits. Many opportunities to advance.

    Cons

    Huge organization, 3,000+ employees. Of course, office politics are an occasional pain.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Satisfied

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grand Rapids, MI

    I have been working at Spectrum Health full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible, family oriented, people oriented

    Cons

    There seems to be a lot of turnover

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11. Great place to work; competitive salary

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Spectrum Health

    Pros

    Great place to work; competitive salary

    Cons

    Large company; things can take a while to get done.

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