CareSouth Reviews

Updated March 4, 2015
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  1. Helpful (2)

    I absolutely loved working for CareSouth. They were the best employer I ever had. Everyone worked well as a TEAM.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Certified Home Health Aide in Campbell, CA
    Former Employee - Certified Home Health Aide in Campbell, CA

    I worked at CareSouth part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Communication and respect for each discipline

    Cons

    Setting up appointments for clients (myself) only to have them cancel (affects pay).

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening, it really does go a long way!

  2. Lack of direction

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CareSouth

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great co-workers willing to help when needed. Atmosphere was good as you work in cubicles with no windows.

    Cons

    5 bosses in 2 years. Each wanting to reinvent the wheel. None of them picked up where previous boss left off.

    Advice to Management

    Provide stabile with senior management

  3. Great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CareSouth

    Pros

    Team players, helping others, fun and challenging

    Cons

    CAn be stressful, but what job can't be

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up!

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  5. Helpful (4)

    Beware before applying for this company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Client Service Manager in Boynton Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Client Service Manager in Boynton Beach, FL

    I have been working at CareSouth full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    The concept of helping the older population is nice but the reality is way off!!!!

    Cons

    No help for office management, pay is terrible and treatment of employees is equally terrible, intense micro-management, focus is on bottom line not patients/clients, constant lies from upper-management, corporate culture of prejudice and unfairness

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the employees or better yet, get back into the field to really see what is really going on instead of sitting in your cozy offices micro-managing from your desks'

  6. Helpful (6)

    Field Nurse (Case Manager)

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Case Manager
    Current Employee - Case Manager

    I have been working at CareSouth full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Still has salaried positions and not just per diem. Documentation is on computer instead of paper.

    Cons

    Pay is average and mileage reimbursement isn't the best. Productivity is more important than quality patient care and continuity of care.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to field staff. They really can give good advice on how to improve things.

  7. Helpful (3)

    Was a great company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CareSouth part-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Uniformity. Horrible pay. Wish it was like it once was.

    Cons

    Hostile work environment from upper management. Enjoyed making people cry and no concern for employees well-being once new COO took over.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to staff and look who is hired for key roles in the company

  8. Helpful (1)

    Current Employee

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CareSouth full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    CareSouth is a great place to work. They have always been great at home health and they are now really starting to focus on private duty.

    Cons

    They are growing and there is a lot work to be done regarding operations. Its exciting though!

    Advice to Management

    Thank you for being real! Truely caring, but honest enough with employees to run a good business too.

  9. Helpful (2)

    Occupational therapist in Florida

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist
    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist

    I have been working at CareSouth full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Pay is decent and they reimburse for mileage

    Cons

    Corporate micromanager
    Unwilling to buy supplies for rehab
    Very nurse and Physical Therapy oriented, unsupportive of OT or ST
    Healthcare benefit is lousy
    All the ceu's offered are for nursing only and they are unwilling to reimburse for ceu's
    They have gone thought three OT's in three years

    Advice to Management

    Work on creating a team orientation among field staff, count mileage toward productivity
    Stop being penny wise and pound foolish

  10. Helpful (2)

    Not bad place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at CareSouth full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Local office is supportive, great staff, paperwork requirements are average, caseload is usually not too bad. There is a quota, but there is no punishment or award for making it or not making it. Fortunately the front line worker does not tend to have to deal with corporate level too often. For a home health company it is not as bad as some and others are better.

    Cons

    Corporate level micromanages. All communication is top down and tech support is poor. Tends to put our policy without assist to implement or create support for it. Explanations for policies are totally lacking.

    Advice to Management

    Provide increased support at the mid management level to allow some enthusiasm in the workplace. Corporate level has one way communication entirely with the emphasis on punitive.

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