Tenet Healthcare

  www.tenethealth.com
  www.tenethealth.com
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

Tenet Healthcare Reviews

Updated August 2, 2014
Updated August 2, 2014
85 Reviews
2.7
85 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Tenet Healthcare President, CEO, and Director Trevor Fetter
Trevor Fetter
41 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • My work-life balance has changed somewhat since the Vanguard Health Systems acquisition in the fall of 2013 (in 6 reviews)

  • Great co-workers at the facility level (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • It's all about money game for upper management (in 4 reviews)

  • Patient care is often compromised due to lack of resources and run down facilities (in 3 reviews)

More Highlights

18 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1.  

    Great employer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tenet Healthcare full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Boss was felxable with my schedual

    Cons

    Tenet has had trouble in the past financialy, but seems to have made a turn around and has been doing well ever since. Be prepared to flex staff a lot, but this is true of most places, when things are slow they send you home. This can be hard especialy if it happens a lot.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tenet Healthcare full-time

    Pros

    Forward thinking, recognizes needed changes. Company that will likely be ahead of the curve in the new healthcare environment. Having worked at several other hospitals I will say that they generally have their approach dialed in compared to others.

    Cons

    I can't really think if too many. All hospitals struggle with typical slow moving bureaucracy and creating strong cultures, so I would say that is systemic in the industry.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Merger and Acquisition

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Tenet Healthcare full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    We were recently acquired and we are still trying to figure out what our place in the company will be. There have not been any major changes to date so I hope they are taking their time to analyze how the new facilities will be of value.

    Cons

    Feeling like we are not fully integrated into the company has been somewhat challenging. I look forward to being fully integrated with the legacy Tenet facilities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to keep open lines of communications. Benefits of healthcare companies should continuously improve. Leveraging the company's size to get the best value is very important.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  4. We want your feedback – Are these company reviews helpful to you?  Yes | No
  5.  

    Opportunity to grow if willing to obtain more education and show incentive to learn.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor  in  El Paso, TX
    Current Employee - Supervisor in El Paso, TX

    I have been working at Tenet Healthcare full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Administration listens to employees working in the trenches. Plenty of room to grow professionally if one makes the effort. Immediate management has good relationship with all supervisors and listens when one has concerns then takes action.

    Cons

    Corporate does not seem to provide helpful advice to make our hospital more efficient. Communication amongst all departments is lacking. The computer systems is NOT user or patient friendly. It is hard to do one's job with such a terrible system.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Something has to be done about the computer system. It is not efficient for documenting patient information. The company should have researched the company more thoroughly. Unless the computer system improves or is changed, I do not see communication or efficiency getting better.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    The company has an excellent benefits package.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Lauderdale Lakes, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lauderdale Lakes, FL

    I worked at Tenet Healthcare full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Competitive & Comparable to local Hospitals, Ability to build on Physician relationships.

    Cons

    Explaining and clarifying misconception of the hospital's reputation in S. Fl.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - PTA  in  Fountain Valley, CA
    Former Employee - PTA in Fountain Valley, CA

    I worked at Tenet Healthcare full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Very flexible with time off. Not 100% about productivity.

    Cons

    Big company. Never get to see our talk to upper management.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Support Staff at Corporate Office

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tenet Healthcare

    Pros

    Allowed flexibility for family time, and to deal with children, other issues, etc. outside the office. Very competitive salary.

    Cons

    Downtown location is less convenient than prior Addison location

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Interesting platform for entry; stifling as you intend to grow and or develop.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director Quality  in  Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Director Quality in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Tenet Healthcare full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Independence in thought, ability to develop skill sets through self paced learning, excellent local leadership and bright future with recent acquisitions

    Cons

    Minimal to non existent support for additional education and certifications; increased work demands with minimal resources and shrinking work force

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great platform for growth, please establish individual development tracks and training

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Tenet was a good place to grow and gain experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant  in  Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Tenet Healthcare full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Benefits were good, they promote from within the company

    Cons

    In the end, always about the dollar and not the employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    I had some happy years there.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse  in  Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Miami, FL

    I worked at Tenet Healthcare full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    You got to work in different department in the Nursing field,

    Cons

    We need more help on the floors .Like bedside Nurse PCT.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give everyone a pat on there back.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

Worked for Tenet Healthcare? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.