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Great working environment.

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Silverado

Pros

Flexible work schedules. Coworkers are helpful and hardworking. Relaxed work environment.

Cons

Management is tough on employes.

Silverado Response

Aug 5, 2014Sr. Director of Employee Relations and Recruiting

Thank you for sharing your experience. We really do love the teamwork and friendships we see our associates create at Silverado.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    LVN ( Charge Nurse )

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - LVN Charge Nurse in San Juan Capistrano, CA
    Former Employee - LVN Charge Nurse in San Juan Capistrano, CA

    I worked at Silverado full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    I really enjoyed the residents and co-workers. The motto of the company is great. I wish that they cared about the employees as well.

    Cons

    Management does not support the employees. They will fire you rather than work to solve problems. I have seen great nurses and caregivers fired. They tossed them out like disposable gloves.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage and invest in your employees, without them business suffers, your residents suffer and that is a shame.

    Silverado Response

    Aug 19, 2014Sr. Director of Employee Relations and Recruiting

    Thank you very much for sharing your feedback. At Silverado, we really try and focus on support and education for our associates – beyond the requirements of continuing education for your licensure ... More


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    Taking one for the team of caregivers...

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Caregiver in Alhambra, CA
    Current Employee - Caregiver in Alhambra, CA

    I have been working at Silverado full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Feels like everyone is family oriented, beautiful atmosphere..

    Cons

    As my title said, taking one for the team. This review is for the Alhambra location. The staff and I would like to give corporate a few tips that (crossing fingers) could hopefully change up a few things.

    Us caregivers an CNAs love our job but we don't feel like we are appreciated enough.
    If you think about it, we are the main faces to the residents, put them to bed, between rounds at night we change them, help them up to the toilet, back to bed, up for breakfast and watch them the entire day till night (you get the idea). Us caregivers would like more credit as we don't think it's fair out rates start at 9.50 per hour. We wish you would take into consideration the fact that we are for our residents and lets face it, it's not as easy as it seems. It's back breaking work. Our jobs consists of lifting residents to the bathroom and changing them in bed. Majority of them can't even move. Each of us got a position as a caregiver because the person who interviewed us saw and realized we care for our residents and we love what we do. But that doesn't mean to give us such low pay. . There is les back breaking work at McDonalds for about .50 cents more. If you go on salary.com average hourly for a caregiver 1 on 1 is around 11-14 dollars (imagine having a group of about 5 residents to keep an eye on and help with bathroom and grooming) ... It's not an easy job. And the 2 percent once a year isn't much.

    As we are the MAIN ones taking care of our residents, I feel we get lack of incentives. I love my job, some of us have been here for years and still have troubles paying the bills. Please note this is a concern that we don't get paid enough for what we do. And that this is a message from all of us caregivers and CNAs.

    Advice to Management

    With the economy and gas prices going up, we as a team of caregivers and CNAs here at Alhambra think we deserve a better rate. 9.50 isn't cutting it for all the back breaking work we do. We also think there should be more incentives and bonuses opportunity. We just want corporate to know it takes a lot to be a caregiver, not anyone can deal with cleaning dirty messy diapers and have the patients with elderly like we do. It's not just flipping burgers. In and out pays there staff a higher rate than us. Why? That's not right. We do a job that not a lot of people can stand. Please pay more attention to us. And take better care of us. We are the main faces of Silverado.

    Silverado Response

    Aug 15, 2014Sr. Director of Employee Relations and Recruiting

    Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and point of view. Caring for our residents, clients and patients is not an easy task and we all definitely put our heart and sweat ... More


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