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Cerner Reviews

Updated March 1, 2015
Updated March 1, 2015
820 Reviews
3.5
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Cerner Chairman, CEO & President Neal L. Patterson
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • They will make you work at least 65 hours a week, no work life balance at all (in 21 reviews)

  • Cerner is a great place to learn something about anything you maybe interested in (in 41 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance for the benefit of associate wellness needs addressed from top/down (in 75 reviews)

  • Long hours, some employees fresh out of college and need guidance in corporate settings (in 67 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Analyst

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Analyst in Kansas City, KS
    Current Employee - Technical Support Analyst in Kansas City, KS

    I have been working at Cerner

    Pros

    Great company! Good team environment.

    Cons

    The workload can make the job stressful at the beginning. It's all about managing it.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    It's been very fulfilling to work for this company. The combination of challenging problems and technologies make it a

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Open source techs. Edge platforms. Open discussions (at some level) about some architectural decisions.

    Cons

    Status quo is sometimes preferred. Not many specialists in preferred technologies to learn from.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More feedback needed.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Intelligent, well balanced, looking to the future of healthcare

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cerner

    Pros

    Company that cares about patient care and the employees who work for them

    Cons

    No issues that I could report

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay focused

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Benefits, Great People

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Kansas City, MO

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The benefits are pretty legit. Healthcare coverage, stock purchase plan, 401K match and profit sharing are all great.

    Casual, laid-back environment

    Lots of activities for associates to meet, mingle, make friends

    If you don't travel, work life balance is great.

    Cons

    After changing job titles, it is difficult to receive compensation comparable with other associates in a role.

    On-campus cafeteria is expensive.

    Redundant processes and personnel need to be addressed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work to eliminate redundant processes and provide better training for specific tools.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to build a career

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, challenging projects, and lots of room for career growth.

    Cons

    Work hours can vary based on project

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Wonderful Company

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    Current Employee - Intern in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Intern in Kansas City, MO

    I have been working at Cerner

    Pros

    Cerner has some of the greatest employees that will make you feel at home and enjoy your job. While we always get work done, we have fun doing so.

    Cons

    There are no cons other than doing tedious work, but that comes with every job!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Fast growing company

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst Intern in North Kansas City, MO
    Former Employee - Business Analyst Intern in North Kansas City, MO

    I worked at Cerner

    Pros

    Quick growth means fast responsibilities
    Casual, young atmosphere
    Great managemetn

    Cons

    Brand recognition isn't great outside of the industry

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Great company!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cerner

    Pros

    Easy to move up in company

    Cons

    Working with other orgs, too much diversity

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    I have really good experience with the company so far. They treat you really good.

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Scope for growth and company is making really good progress.

    Cons

    For me none so far.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great company with lots of potential!

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    Former Employee - Support Analyst
    Former Employee - Support Analyst

    I worked at Cerner full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility to work from home when needed, competitive salary and benefits.

    Cons

    Job security could be an issue, as I worked in a satellite office and not at the home base.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More actively train strong employees in other areas to grow professionally.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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