Community Health Solutions of America

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Updated March 12, 2015
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  1. LPN Utilization Review

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    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse Outpatient Utilization Review in Clearwater, FL
    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse Outpatient Utilization Review in Clearwater, FL

    I worked at Community Health Solutions of America (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great co-workers. Interesting job. Good location

    Cons

    Company sold, position eliminated. No other position was available for an LPN.

    Advice to Management

    Have more faith in LPNs and our capabilities.

  2. Helpful (1)

    All the knowledgeable executives left!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Community Health Solutions of America full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    This was a great company to work for as it had good leadership and knowledgeable leadership who knew how to put together and manage plans. We ran successful medicaid plans in several states.

    Cons

    All of the VP and SVPs have all since left and there is no one in a leadership role that has the experience or knowledge on how to implement and manage state or case management plans. The company is floundering with no direction. HR mistreats employees and everyone has lost their motivation to make the company successful.

    Advice to Management

    This company will not survive. Are people replaceable, yes, but not everyone who built and worked hard to make this company successful. Having a law degree does not make you a leader.

  3. Very good company to work for

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Community Health Solutions of America full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Was a growing company with opportinities

    Cons

    company has been sold to another

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  5. Helpful (4)

    Disappointment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Community Health Solutions of America full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Initial payscale is above average although you are guaranteed to never get much more despite years of service. Good place to work for a year then move on.

    Cons

    Constant chaos, nearly devoid of communication, no sense of focus or direction and a major lack of employee incentive. The level of arrogance from owner and Executive Management is through the roof. Year after year of hardwork at annual evaluations you get the same speech of "we can't do raises again this year" but during the year, company emails are sent bragging about how much money the company has made. Big purchases are made, remodeling is constant but they can't afford a more than a 37 cent raise if even that. It's absurd.

    To top it off, upper level management are clueless in how to perform the jobs they are overseeing. They lean heavily on low level worker bees to give them direction on how they should be operating. Seems if you are in charge, you should be knowledgeable of how a department works and have the ability to offer expertise in workplace improvement. That is non-existent at CHS.

    Advice to Management

    If you are going to continue emassing riches by trampeling on the backs of your "dime a dozen" pee-ons, use a little common sense. Don't announce how rich you are while telling me that my cost of living increase is too much to ask. Try giving a little incentive and appreciation to the ones who made you wealthy. You get so much more with honey than vinegar.

  6. Helpful (4)

    No future for this company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Community Health Solutions of America full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Most of the people there are great. Many of my co-workers are very smart, and great to work with. They have great work ethics, and do a great job for the company.

    Cons

    It is hard to stay engaged and motivated since the company has no direction or goals. They are constantly shifting focus, sometimes daily, which leads to difficulty in understanding the individual responsibilities from one day to the next. There is no communication in this company except through the grapevine. Everything works on favoritism, even bonus' and salary increases which are very few and far between. The senior leaders at the executive level are always fighting amongst themselves and then trying to influence people to take sides, it is a totally non-productive and inefficient environment. There is no ability to grow in this company. Most of the executive leadership members are extremely unprofessional and always letting everyone know how valuable and privileged they are; it is atrocious how poorly staff and middle management are treated. I don't believe that this company has a future in healthcare.

    Advice to Management

    I have no advice, there is too much dysfunction and with the current ownership and leadership, the culture of the company is so toxic that I don't see a way to fix it. For people who like to be bullies, play favorites, take the money and run, it is a perfect environment. For all others who are ethical and have integrity, run away as fast as possible.

  7. Helpful (5)

    I grew as a professional, and then I left

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    Former Employee - Member Services Representative in Clearwater, FL
    Former Employee - Member Services Representative in Clearwater, FL

    I worked at Community Health Solutions of America full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, some supervisors are good, management is understanding of life issues, its the co-workers make this place tolerable for however long you need to be here. Pay is better for being a call center.

    Cons

    The benefits get worse every year. Policy changes made without informing people what changes will be affecting them. Raises are a joke. No incentives or bonuses. Morale is really low. No upward mobility, the manager favorites are promoted to the meager supervisory opportunities. The supervisors are too overworked and are more burned out than their team members. The company had call center reps work on this really important project that once complete they sent an email out telling them it made the company over $10 million and the employees got a pizza party.

    Advice to Management

    Give incentives. Get better benefits. Take care of your employees and they will work hard for you then just the paycheck you're giving out now.

  8. Helpful (5)

    What a joke

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Community Health Solutions of America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    None - there are no pros nor advantages working at this company.

    Cons

    Don't ever go work there. They are not financially sound and are constantly in a state of transition from one method of madness to another.

    Advice to Management

    Get someone that knows what they are doing.

  9. Helpful (2)

    Great place to start a career.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Community Health Solutions of America full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    work-life balance, good starting pay

    Cons

    benefits keep getting worse, inexperienced supervisors

  10. Helpful (4)

    Poor leadership; no stability; very high turnover

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Clearwater, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Clearwater, FL

    I worked at Community Health Solutions of America full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good location for commute from all areas; you can survive here by keeping quiet and doing minimal work as long as you don't ask any questions and do exactly what your told.

    Cons

    Moral very low with employees; high producing co-workers are walked out almost every Friday with no warning. Little to no communication from upper management. No employee perks and minimal benefits. Low pay scale. No room for growth. Your boss will more than likely not have a clue what you do and will give you orders to do things that are impossible or do not make any sense.

    Advice to Management

    Grow the talent from within; keep your shining stars instead of being threatened by them. Stop hiring management that does not know anything about the positions being hired for. Utilize the skills of the in-house staff

  11. Helpful (3)

    Work with what you've got.......

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Community Health Solutions of America

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

    Pros

    Mostly good people to work with. Fair supervisors. Central location for car drivers.

    Cons

    Favoritism off the scale. Every job is filled by hand picked favorites by management--no posting/interviews required. As I said, the supervisors are fair and easy to work with. VP/Executive level operate as royalty and "tell" people their moving desks/departments--you are not asked or given any raise in pay. Bare-bones staff and you can be fired in a heartbeat at the whim of management.

    Advice to Management

    Make a game plan and communicate! If changes are coming, tell us! Don't have people move desks every week or have HR come in and walk out co-workers almost every Friday. If you really cared you'd realize that moral is non-existent! The $3.00 hot dogs was the last straw for many people. Stop being so cheap!

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