Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Brigham and Women's Hospital Reviews in Boston, MA

Updated Jul 28, 2014
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3.8 93 reviews

93% Approve of the CEO

Brigham and Women's Hospital President Gary L. Gottlieb

Gary L. Gottlieb

(41 ratings)

85% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great place to learn and to teach with professionals who share similar work enthusiasm (in 13 reviews)

  • Dealing with real people (patients); good skills training; beautiful building, great area; good benefits (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • lack of clear pathway to indvidual career development (in 3 reviews)

  • Long hours are expected and often go uncompensated (in 3 reviews)

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    Overall hard to move up but great environment.

    Senior Research Assistant (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsGood time-off, good perks, good culture

    Conslittle career growth, bad hours, compensation

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Ambulatory Financial Counselor (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsGreat benefits and excellent opportunities for professional growth

    ConsSystem for benefit time can be challenging when balancing work and personal life.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work! Very friendly people and atmosphere

    Temporary Assistant (Former Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsThe training was very welcoming, the staff is great and helpful. It's a very comfortable feel for employees new and old. I had a great time working there.

    ConsThey could pay their hardworking employees a little better. It's a top notch hospital in many areas and the salaries should reflect that.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    This place is great, if you can handle it.

    Research Associate (Former Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsGreat learning opportunity, can really be a place that gives you back what you put into it. This is one of the best hospitals in the country, any experience here despite being tough is worth it.

    ConsIf you are not a doctor, you can be treated very poorly. There is very little respect for what you do, which contradicts the importance of your supporting roles.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTreat employees better

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Supervisor don't give you opportunity to develop. You just obey orders. Well-trained PhDs treated badly, ethnicity issue

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Former Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsHealth benefits are very good

    ConsLack of respect is enormous. Friendship with supervisor will bring you papers. Professionalism doesn't matter.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    An excellent place to work

    Technical Research Assistant I (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsThis is a company that offers many benefits and has great leadership.

    ConsI wish they paid more

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone the management team was great

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Research Assistant I (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsFriendly working environment, networking opportunities

    ConsLack of communication between offices

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Decent work environment, low pay grade.

    Research Assistant (Former Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsFriendly staff, located in the heart of Boston.

    ConsNot much room for promotion.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet to know your staff.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    BWH Reviews

    Executive Assistant (Former Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsHealthcare is top-notch. Benefits, time off, transportation to other facilities is excellent

    ConsPersonal growth and advancement isn't very good if you are in a supportive position

    Advice to Senior ManagementNo comment

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very difficult place to work

    Registered Nurse (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    Prossalary, benefit package, and junior staff

    ConsPractices experience based medicine on the floors/units. Evidence based is the National Standard
    Middle and Senior leadership lacks effective communication skills, innovation and progressive thinking.
    Staff morale
    Food options
    on-site child care and gym
    auto/bicycle parking
    recycling program
    paper charting
    elevators
    frustrated co-workers
    large population of senior staff
    communication system (unit based and hospital wide)
    accessability to Perks
    self scheduling hours

    Advice to Senior ManagementStrongly urge senior and middle leadership whos tener is > 10 years to retire.
    Offer retirement package to allow senior staff to retire
    It's hold BWH back from being great!

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

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