Select Medical

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A bittersweet lesson about life, death, and money.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Milwaukee, WI
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI

Pros

-Excellent patient care

-Continuous training for care givers

-Clinical staff genuinely care about their patients

-Proper emphasis placed on patient safety

-HIH facilities can easily transfer to host ICU(s)

Cons

-Noticeable change in patient care strategy when SEM became publically traded.

-Daily Patient Conversion meetings became focused on financial income rather than patient outcomes.

-Patient marketing and admissions prioritized by "pay for performance".

-Extreme pressure placed on case managers to discharge patients in order to receive full reimbursement from Medicare.

-Core values do not apply to corporate executives. Specifically: “We treat others as we would like to be treated” and “We are team players”. I’ve experienced several teleconferences in which our well educated and extremely knowledgeable local executive team had been berated and belittled by a Senior VP when profit margins and census were not met. Soon after I watched the entire team trickle out in a span of three months and move on to different ventures. The corporate office has since replaced our dream team with inexperienced, power-hungry, reputation-damaging androids.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

I don’t have any advice. I just have a simple quote from Douglas Adams:

“To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.”

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Other reviews for Select Medical

  1.  

    Difficult, but you can learn otj and they will hire inexperienced staff, good for a foot in the door

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    Current Employee - Nurse Aide  in  Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Nurse Aide in Denver, CO

    Pros

    Learning, colleagues, small size, 2 locations in Denver

    Cons

    poor pay and expensive benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you drink their Kook-aid, you can advance

  2.  

    Good benefits but very poor management and no communication with corporate

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Macon, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Macon, GA

    Pros

    Good benefits, some departments have flexible scheduling, PTO and EID better than a lot of hospitals, no mandatory overtime in all departments

    Cons

    Management very poor and most not qualified for their positions but promoted because they will follow orders of top two running the company at the local level. Complaints to the Compliance hotline and HR hotline have gotten employees no response even though Select assured us when they took over that they would always be available. Serious issues with payroll since Select took over Regency. Quality of care is no longer the primary focus and there has been a mass exit of clinical employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to what your employees are telling you. You will get the hard work and loyalty you expect if you show them respect and praise them for jobs well done.

    Doesn't Recommend
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