Loretto Health & Rehabilitation Center

www.loretto-cny.org
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Benefits - College Tuition, Health Insurance, Vacation -- Make up for Low Pay

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Current Employee - Certified Home Heatlh Aid in Syracuse, NY
Current Employee - Certified Home Heatlh Aid in Syracuse, NY

I have been working at Loretto Health & Rehabilitation Center

Recommends
Recommends

Pros

This is a great entry-level job for someone looking to go into healthcare. Loretto offers free college prep classes and tutoring at its Learning Center. After you have worked there awhile (it was 8 months for me, but it might be a year for newer employees, not sure) you are elgible to have tuition paid for college classes and for health insurance. Vacation accrues bases on how much you work. You can earn up to two weeks of vacation per year, if you work full-time.

Cons

Low pay - $10/hour, but this is normal for the industry, unfortunately. Work is hard -- bathing, dressing clients, making beds, keeping kitchen and bathroom clean, emptying trash. Making sure personal care products are in stock, escorting to busses and to and from dining rooms. There are a lot of people to take care of, and you can fun late with one if there are problems, and get backed up. If you have a family, you may find the insurance premiums are too high. If you're income-eligible, apply for medicaid; they often reimburse you for the insurance premium payments taken out of your checks. And if the pay is still too little, apply for food stamps. Or, work extra hours -- overtime at $15/hour is often available.

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  1. Typical nursing job...overworked, understaffed & underpaid!

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    Current Employee - Nurse in Syracuse, NY
    Current Employee - Nurse in Syracuse, NY

    I have been working at Loretto Health & Rehabilitation Center

    Pros

    The pay is a little better than other nursing facilites and there are several different branches or affliates to work for should you decide to change your job and/or location.

    Cons

    UNDERSTAFFED, mandatory overtime, the Union there sucks

    Advice to Management

    Solve understaffing problem, do not mandate OT and increase the pay


  2. recommend this work place

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cortland, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cortland, NY

    I worked at Loretto Health & Rehabilitation Center

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    family and caring atmosphere, fun

    Cons

    upper mgmt not always approachable

    Advice to Management

    communicate more with your employees


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