Providence Health & Services

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Helpful (5)

Lots of middle management and sniping coworkers.

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Former Employee - Certified Nursing Assistant in Everett, WA
Former Employee - Certified Nursing Assistant in Everett, WA

I worked at Providence Health & Services full-time (Less than a year)

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

Pros

A way to be of service to the local community

Cons

Very low pay for experience base, gossipy environment, lack of focus on patient care, sexism.

Advice to Management

There are many good examples of high functioning healthcare systems locally. Model yourselves after Group Health or the UWMC.

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  1. Helpful (4)

    A Revolving Door, Keep Looking and Don't Look Back...

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Providence Health & Services full-time

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

    Pros

    PH&S is a top notch healthcare provider organization with exceptional patient care and state of the art equipment.

    Cons

    This review is focused on Admin only. I have never written a critique about an organization before but seriously compelled to do so about this one to bring awareness and prevent a qualified and otherwise professional job seeker from switching positions and then later on regretting it:

    • there is lack of respect and professionalism in this admin support department located in north end responsible for preparing capital and operating budgets
    • leadership exists only in title [those that have leadership titles are warm bodies because they are incompetent at leading]
    • bullying exists [those that do it are also leaders]
    • leadership plays favorites – For example, select members of the team are chosen to participate in closed door meetings in which topic should be shared with entire team
    • open door culture does not exist –leadership spends majority of time with doors closed
    • aggressive and bullying employees are blindly allowed to sabotage other coworkers
    • no goal setting nor professional development occurs – [goes back to incompetent leadership]
    • leadership is critical to a fault yet provides no input [again this is due to incompetent leadership]
    • systems are old, antiquated and no training or growth opportunities exist

    Some of these themes are prevalent in other’s reviews too and in my 20 plus years of professional experience (as another reviewer said too); I can honestly say that I have never been treated so poorly; a department is only as good as the people leading it.

    The Extreme, Writing is on the Wall:
    • Go find your own projects – it’s up to you we don’t give you work to do demanded by one of the execs [who does this, this is redic -- Staff may be duplicating efforts, working on projects that are not in line with the organizational mission, etc). Clearly stated they don’t know what the heck they are doing.
    Simply put Do Not Play Nice. If you desire to work in a professional environment where leadership walks the talk, individuals are treated with respect and dignity, stability and growth opportunities exist, then seriously you should not waste your time with this organization.

    Advice to Management

    It's easy to do what you want, but it's hard to do the right thing

  2. Helpful (7)

    Current Employee

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Providence Health & Services

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Healthcare is a viable career now and in the future - suggest getting certificates/degrees in hand and keep current to maintain viable options.

    Cons

    Providence DOES NOT care about its employees - certainly does not live by its Mission Statement when it comes to employees!!

    Advice to Management

    Start taking care of your employees and stop treating them with little to no regard. Balancing the budget on the backs of the employees isn't a good business model and threatening employees with a regular string of threats by the director is counterproductive to say the least.

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