Tenet Healthcare
2.9 of 5 79 reviews
www.tenethealth.com Dallas, TX 5000+ Employees

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Tenet Healthcare President, CEO, and Director Trevor Fetter

Trevor Fetter

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45% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Not the best, not the worst.

    Revenue Cycle (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsName well known
    Many locations
    Decent Pay
    Financially secure

    ConsNo diversity
    No room for advancement
    Benefits are sub par
    Bad leadership
    Little concern for employees

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire and promote more people of color.

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    It's all about the money, not the people

    Practice Administrator (Current Employee)
    Sanford, NC

    ProsThey have a generous benefits package

    ConsUpper management does not include practice level management in decision making or respect their expertise. They do not listen to what employees have to say, and if you do voice your opinion expect your job title to be changed and your position eliminated. In the Sanford,NC market owning Physician practices is new and the people in place trying to run the practices do not have a clue what they have gotten themselves into or how to run a practice.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the people in the practices - they have some good advice and experience. Let the managers actually manage and not be puppets to the upper management.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    It could be better

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosthe strength of a large company when purchasing new equipment.

    ConsGetting funding for new equipment.
    Restricted on what products you can purchase.
    Extremely Long delays by corporate IT on getting resolutions to issues on enhancements to existing configuration.
    Unskilled IT support at local sites create more problems and less resolutions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBring your IT support in-house and hire more experience IT personal.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    You've got to be tuff to work for Tenet

    Registered Nurse (Current Employee)
    West Palm Beach, FL

    ProsThe salary is very good and the free .edu's for continuing education, the benefits package also. Standard 401K,( could be better) Wellness program and other discounts that come along with the company are good.

    ConsThe majority of the nurses I work with wish they could work someplace else. Now what does
    that tell you ? I wish I could say it was better, I truely do, but working conditions seem to be going from bad to worse. It's skeleton staffing all the way, working 12 hour shifts with no lunch and staying over to chart . From the begining of their acquisition of the hospital the management has instituted and adversarial , domineering mode of operation. Stringent in requirements and control and unforgivingly severe in discipline

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry treating your employees like human beings. Be fair and honest. Make them feel valued and not like you are trying to find ways to fire them. Increase you nurse to patient ratios to meet other hospitals in the area. Remember that kindness trickles down

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Registered Nurse (Former Employee)
    Hickory, NC

    ProsThere's no pros. Bad company to work for. Cut throat.

    ConsHospitals are nasty, old plumbing so bad that you can smell the sewer in patients rooms!
    It's all about money game for upper management. Puts on good act but even the community knows that Tenet ESP. Frye regional medical Center. Hospital is so cheap that they use prego floors that looks like they bought it at Big Lots. Under staffed and under paid. Staff keeps getting cut and management keeps getting bonus from cutting corners.

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou're Fired!!!!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Registered Nurse (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat co-workers, they are supportive.

    ConsNow this may be territorial but at our facility...non-competitive pay (we are 20% below national average), always short staffed, staffing matrix doesn't budge despite growing demands of census, uninvolved manager to really fix staffing issues. They totally rely on everyone to pull OT to cover shortages...all the time....gets old. Not enough support staff to delegate tasks to so nurses are doing everything! Equipment is out dated, broken, or can't be found. I have been a nurse for 14 years, worst hospital system I have worked for.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    would leave if I weren't retiring soon

    Registered Nurse (Current Employee)

    Prospretty good hourly pay, opportunity to move around, change positions, try to find a better manager before that one goes away.

    ConsDisciplinary and dictator like attitude among managers seems to be preferred. Actual problem solving and critical analysis of problems are secondary to employees doing what they are told. Expect to be responsible for unrealistic demands, be ready to defend yourself, and explain that you have no control over something that should be obvious. Finger pointing is abundant.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRespect (listen to) your front line staff nurses. Think. Stop blaming the staff nurse for neg outcomes within the environment you have created and chosen.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Tormenting

    Health Information Tech I (Former Employee)
    Rock Hill, SC

    ProsVery benefiting to know someone within to get special favors. A lot of family work there together.It's not what you know its who you know.

    ConsManagers should stop showing favoritism @Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, SC, Very easy to get stuck in a position.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop showing favoritism

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Excellent Salary and benefits but terrible management

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Hialeah, FL

    ProsGreat Salary and really great benefits

    Constoo many hospitals competing for same patient base leaving a dog eat dog atmosphere

    Advice to Senior Managementconsolidate services by location

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Financial Analyst (Current Employee)
    Dallas, TX

    ProsThe people are great, which allows you to learn a lot about healthcare and you get a variety of experience. Flextime and ability to work from home.

    ConsNo opportunities for growth. Management has no idea on to utilize talent, or how to help the employee grow professionally within the company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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