UMass Memorial Medical Center

www.umassmemorialhealthcare.org
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UMass Memorial Medical Center Reviews

Updated May 6, 2015
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Eric Dickson, MD
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Pros
  • They offer great benefits although paid time off is earned rather than a set amount each year (in 4 reviews)

  • Great benefits - lots of time off (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • Union vs non union sometimes created uncertainties between management and employees (in 2 reviews)

  • Equivalent to sweatshop mentality of patient care (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Benefits

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits and amazing people

    Cons

    decreasing reimbursements from insurance companies and financial constraints


  2. Helpful (1)

    Great benefits and a wonderful new CEO!

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Worcester, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UMass Memorial Medical Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great compensation, health insurance, and 401K match. The new CEO is very inspiring and really helping to improve the culture.

    Cons

    Too many unions making it hard or impossible for managers to promote the best talent. It is a shame to promote based solely on seniority.

    Advice to Management

    Improve relations with the nursing unions.


  3. Great place to work - excellent salary as Med Tech but lab was sold

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    Current Employee - Medical Technologist in Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Medical Technologist in Worcester, MA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UMass Memorial Medical Center full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Enjoyed my time there in Lab

    Cons

    Sold to Quest - 400 lay offs to come

    Advice to Management

    Streamline


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  5. Great Place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Worcester, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Senior Management and the team is fully engaged in patient satifaction

    Cons

    Too many layers to get things done

    Advice to Management

    Need to have a sense of urgency and speed to market place


  6. Exciting

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Residential Counselor in Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Residential Counselor in Worcester, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    the youth dept working with kids that have behavorial problems

    Cons

    long hours some days and rotating holidays

    Advice to Management

    none


  7. Good Place to Work

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Worcester, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Worcester, MA
    Recommends

    Pros

    Nice people, great starting point for career

    Cons

    The location is not the best


  8. good

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    -good environment to work in and co worker are very friendly -good experience with patients

    Cons

    -difficult area to commute to and must have a car to get to work -workload can be hectic at times


  9. Great work environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Nurse Practitioner
    Current Employee - Nurse Practitioner
    Recommends

    Pros

    There is a strong nursing leadership and interdisciplinary teamwork. Great central Mass location. Service oriented culture. There are many opportunities to advance.

    Cons

    Parking is limited. The hospital is extremely busy so it is challenging to move patients from the ER to inhospital beds

    Advice to Management

    There have been significant improvements made to keep the worker bees informed of changes within the institution.There have been forum established to enhance communication



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