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Leading Medicine...Certainly, But Nothing Else!

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Constant Professional in Houston, TX
Current Employee - Constant Professional in Houston, TX

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

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Centrally located, onsite lunch options including Starbucks, a few good people sprinkled throughout the organization.

Cons

There is no accountability for results or recognition for a job well done. Everything within the organization is political whether it makes good business sense or not. There is no real career ladder and some (not all) of management micro-manages times 1000.

Advice to Management

Create measurable metrics, acknowledge those who meet/exceeds expectations, allow the professionals you hired to evoke his/her expertise to take the organization into the current millennium. Technology and processes are too far behind. It means nothing to lead medicine if you are still using DOS based systems. Pay attention to the revolving door b/c it will continue and no one seems to care.

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  1. Clinical side is excellent and CEO is good, avoid international and wellness

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Case Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Case Manager in Houston, TX

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

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, decent salary, and good clinical professionals. Very good doctors. CEO of the system is a good person, good doctor, and strong leader. Good culture in most areas.

    Cons

    Because so many of the senior leaders go from being administrative fellows to leadership, the management team at VP levels and above is sometimes not well trained or diverse and experienced. No strategic planning at all. There are some pockets of truly horrible places to work, like the international, wellness, and business development teams.

    Advice to Management

    Weed out the senior leadership based on employee retention and satisfaction scores. Recognize that you need some senior leaders that are better at leadership.


  2. Helpful (2)

    good way to open the door

    Current Employee - IT Clinical Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - IT Clinical Coordinator in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    entry level experience to health info systems good pay friendly staff

    Cons

    no enough technical knowledge involved dealing with some rude doctors


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