Tenet Healthcare

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Tenet Healthcare Reviews

Updated December 4, 2014
Updated December 4, 2014
95 Reviews
2.8
95 Reviews
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Tenet Healthcare President, CEO, and Director Trevor Fetter
Trevor Fetter
47 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
  • Patient care is often compromised due to lack of resources and run down facilities (in 4 reviews)

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

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  1.  

    Great experience!

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tenet Healthcare

    Pros

    The staff is great, and its a nice environment

    Cons

    I havent came across anything negative yet

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not enough staff

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

    I have been working at Tenet Healthcare full-time

    Pros

    The people here are helpful & we all try to assist each other. The culture among employees is good.

    Cons

    There is not enough staff on the units. The administration howls loud & long about the fact that press-ganys are down. They ignore the obvious reason, not enough people! Just telling nurses & pcas to run faster won't work!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try noticing the obvious! less staff equals longer response time to answer call lights! If the patients are not happy (they aren't, trust me!), they will go elsewhere

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Solid workplace, high expectations, only the best are welcome

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Tenet Healthcare full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The office culture is that of hard work. You're expected to deliver, but you're also well compensated for your talent. The company values good ethics. Time off is flexible, and most of the work is done remotely. Depending on the team you work for, personal growth is available for you. Promotions are handed out where deserved. There is a merit pay increase each year.

    Cons

    It's a very fast paced environment, and if you perform below a certain level of performance, you're going to be let go. Many folks put in way over 40 hours in order to get the job done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing.

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

    "Flexing"

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Radiology in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Radiology in West Palm Beach, FL

    I have been working at Tenet Healthcare part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The only thing good I have to say is that I enjoy helping people in need of a smile.

    Cons

    Where should I start? Poor working conditions do to a deteriorating facility that only gets band aids on a gaping wound. Department directors cutting employee hours do to "flexing" in order to get a bonus (we employees are not blind), when you "flex" employees, you compromise patient care (maybe that's why tenet shelled out close to 900 million dollars in 2013 to lawsuits). A CEO making over 23 million dollars in 2013, yet we can't hire the extra help we need. It's mind boggling that this company is still a float. But what do I know, I'm just the little worker ant making sure the "Queen" gets his/her bonus on the expense of my back. I'm trying my hardest to find another job and say I was able to jump ship before it sank.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    All the schooling in the world will never teach you common sense.

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

    Not a place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, FL

    I have been working at Tenet Healthcare full-time

    Pros

    Job security seems to be pretty good at this point.

    Cons

    Better pay and also better raises.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Physician Relationship Manager in Boca Raton, FL
    Current Employee - Physician Relationship Manager in Boca Raton, FL

    I have been working at Tenet Healthcare full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Tenet is a wonderful place to work. Their PRM program taught me so much about what drives the hospital and the decision makers. Upper management, specifically the CEO and Regional Directors were incredible and great coaches. They truly cared about the employee and the success of their employees.

    Cons

    Initial training could have been more in depth to really get the employee set up for success from the start.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    dissapointing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - CT Technologist in Palm Beach Gardens, FL
    Current Employee - CT Technologist in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

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

    Pros

    nice area to live but very expensive and the wages dont live up to it. close to a lot of cool stuff and very nice weather

    Cons

    understaffed over worked and under paid

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Physician Practices

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Roswell, GA
    Current Employee - Manager in Roswell, GA

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

    Pros

    They offer a full benefits package - health, dental, vision, 401K. They don't expect any nights or weekend hours, overtime is limited.

    Cons

    Tenet knows how to run hospitals, but has been running the physician practices by trial and error. The success of the acquisition really comes down to the physicians and the manager since the corporate structure does not set up the practice for success.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pick one initiative at a time. Focus on one or two areas of improvement and wait for things to improve before piling on more. It's a lot harder to do twenty things well versus two. Have consistent training so that the different offices still have some commonalities but understand that different speciality offices require different workflow.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 3 people found this helpful  

    battlefield!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Bio-Med Tech Bmet III in Des Peres, MO
    Current Employee - Bio-Med Tech Bmet III in Des Peres, MO

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

    Pros

    You get a check and maybe a raise if they do not cheat you out of the annual raise, which they did twice to us.

    Cons

    Like working with terminal cancer!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Admin should Start addressing the working staff and not the management, to much fear in the corporate ladder they will tell you what you want to hear, all the while the working staff suffers. The worst place I have worked in 25 years and I was in the 90-91 desert storm war. “Quote” be lucky you have a job, beware of any company that has the balls to say this to a working employee.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Hard work, low wages

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Detroit, MI

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

    Pros

    Having a job, being employed

    Cons

    Unbelievable work loads, it us impossible to complete your workload unless you work 20hours a day. I am highly organized, experienced, and a hard worker, yet my management believes I need to work 24hours a day because she does. Unethical. Can't get time off when you need it, as taking time off is frowned upon. Work will be waiting for you when you return.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend some time in the trenches, see what is really going on.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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