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They expect people to "volunteer" or work for free, and there for the wages are grossly inadequate.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR

I have been working at OHSU

Pros

Benefit package, interactions with other like minded colleagues

Cons

Grossly underpaid positions, lack of respect for students and residents who pay to be there and learn (has affected how much grads want to give back once they leave), Many people in their 70's who either volunteer or work for a very low wage, which leads to the expectations you will be hired for pennies on the dollar when you have over 11 years of education....

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Step into the 20th century and pay at least the market rate for work provided. Hire enough people to do the job right, and not expect so many people to do three or four other peoples work for very little pay. (This mostly applies to SOD)

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    It is a good place to work.

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    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Portland, OR

    I worked at OHSU

    Pros

    The city is good and very beautiful. The University campus is close to downtown and very convenient for life. The hospital is also very excellent. For people who want to study medical science and want to be doctors, it is a good place to work.

    Cons

    The university is a medical school. So most of resouces are focusing on medicine science and medical treatment. The biomedical engineering is relatively not strong.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The univeristy is a very good medical schoool.The university could pay some attention to the development of biomedical engineering. For this purpose, it is necessary to recruit some faculty members with related engineering fields, like mechanical engineering.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great entry point in the medical fields

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    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in Portland, OR

    I have been working at OHSU

    Pros

    OHSU provides an amazing opportunity to network within the medical field between a wide range of clinical and research professionals. If you're trying to get into any facet of the medical field, I strongly recommend pursuing positions at OHSU,

    Cons

    Lengthy interview periods, poor HR coordination and transportation to work can be difficult. Be prepared to work in a very fast paced and challenging environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop stronger coordination between departments and a stronger system for positive feedback.

    Recommends
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