I worked at Catholic Healthcare System
The compassion for patients is probably coming from faith-based nature of the institutions under the CHCS umbrella which include nursing homes and hospitals. There is a team approach among the professionals which
definitely benefits the patients, and there are a number of long-term employees.
The unprofessional nature of priest/nun employees results in a "What Would Jesus Do?" mind-set; for example, there is no such thing as depression, only people who don't pray enough. Upper management never seems to ask what employees think. Pay is below average.
distant upper management
very poor communications
Advice to Management
talk to employees
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New York's Catholic Healthcare System is dedicated to providing health care (rooted in the values of the Catholic Church) to people who need it, regardless of their religious affiliation or ability to pay. The Catholic Healthcare System includes seven large nursing care facilities and Calvary Hospital, which specializes in palliative cancer care. It also has affiliations with rehabilitation facilities and other medical centers (including non-Catholic institutions). Among its nursing facilities are Ferncliff Nursing Home, Kateri Residence, and St. Teresa's Nursing...