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Very Very Sad, but I can no longer recommend Piedmont as a good place to work.....

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Current Employee - Technical Patient Care  in  Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Technical Patient Care in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Piedmont Healthcare full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

In my area, I have great hard working co-workers .They give our patients caring quality healthcare despite being understaffed and disrespected by a seemingly uncaring Director. I understand Management needs good patient satisfaction numbers, but often their own policies end up with the opposite effect. Wake up and actually smell the coffee. Practice what you preach****

Cons

A Director should show respect for workers, not contempt. We are not just interchangeable "spark plugs". Management is high on patient satisfaction, as demonstrated by endless patient satisfaction surveys. After the layoffs of 2011, there were rumors of large CEO Bonuses $$$$$$$$$$$$$. paid out, while loyal workers lost their jobs. If you want a loyal employer for your future , make sure management values match your own.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Encourage loyal (long term) full time employees to stay on part-time if they wish, instead of being pushed out the door to save on benefits. Years ago my Director respected her employees and rewarded our loyalty. Today, we are understaffed and disrespected in some of the most ridiculous ways imaginable. Most of my co-workers feel as I do and it's truly a shame. If this attitude doesn't improve hospital workers will have no choice but to UNIONIZE. Management at Piedmont probably spent a fortune on the new Piedmont LOGO, which n my opinion is a orange & yellow design nightmare. Meanwhile Piedmont is still expanding, insisting we work harder with fewer co-workers. Piedmont does conduct employee satisfaction surveys, and upper management is one of the groups with the highest opinion of Piedmont.
If Management would actually make a few changes suggested by the employees that actually care for patients, if would be a very welcome change for the better....

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Piedmont has been by far the fairest and most caring place to work for in my career, it's like home.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Piedmont Healthcare full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I've never worked anywhere that went above and beyond the norm to provide such fair and equitable treatment of their staff compared to what I've experienced at Piedmont Healthcare. I honestly feel that an enormous amount of time, work and expense has gone into rewards programs for all levels of employees, with support from the highest levels of leadership. Strategies that impact employees as well as patient care are not taken lightly or without extreme diligence, our patient's care and needs have always been first and foremost. I have received excellent care at Piedmont when I've needed it, and so have my family members.

    Cons

    There are always challenges when you are in growth-mode, but expansion is much better than the alternative, and necessary to survive in this ever-changing industry. I wouldn't care to work for a system that is satisfied with status-quo, or worse, declining.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep rounding and listening, our employees will provide you with good feedback and will not let you down.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company but needs to establish a clear strategic vision and roadmap to get there

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    Former Employee - Manager  in  Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Piedmont Healthcare full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits and Compensation
    Good people working there
    Opportunity to get involved in state of the art technology and projects

    Cons

    Layers of bureacracy; need to empower their leaders more; improve the overall morale; Get better at business planning to reduce reductions of staff every other year; Too much internal restructuring year after year

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership needs to understand what the employees want and need; good pay keeps employees only for so long

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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