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Good.

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Pros

The atmosphere in the system is that of a team where everyone can work in a collaborative fashion without much, if any, struggle.

Cons

The only downsides to the hospital would relate to it's large size, so getting around on foot takes effort, but if you know your way and use the shuttles, getting here and there is simple.

Advice to Management

As the number one cancer hospital in the country, M. D. Anderson employs some of the best cancer experts and professionals.

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  1. As a Radiation Therapist M D Anderson gives you an opportunity to learn a vast number of treatment modalities.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    As an entry level graduatuate you are exposed to a large variety of treatment modalities with the opportunity for advancement.
    There is a well structured professional development model.
    Benefits and salaries are solid.
    MD Anderson's name and reputation facilitates career opportunities
    They offer tuition reimbursement.
    Lots of personal growth opportunity through various supplementary programs

    Cons

    Once you have reached the expert level as a therapist it is difficult to advance within the organization.
    The work environment is somewhat political.
    Parking is expensive.

    Advice to Management

    Offer career coaching opportunites for individuals who would like to advance or move into different leadership roles within the organization


  2. A good employer with excellent benefits, leading edge research facilities and boundless opportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A world class cancer research facility with leading edge technologies. Great people, and very good work /life balance. Middle management does try to meet the expectations of the extremely diverse workforce.

    Cons

    Excessive political correctness, one must be very careful during casual conversations not to say anything that might be taken in the wrong context. In some cases, departmental meetings are not well structured, no process check, items brought up not on agenda.and outside the scope of the meeting. When assigned to work on special projects, very seldom were clear objectives set with defined dates for specific milestones. Projects tended to be open ended.

    Advice to Management

    Senior management needs to communicate more frequently with classified employees. I never once observed anyone from senior management personally attend a division level employee meeting. There needs to be more focus on improving public areas, two many dollars are spent on the aesthetics of buildings the public cannot access, yet some areas which are there to serve patients and their family members are in need significant improvements.


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