UC San Diego Health System

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Great place to work - once upon a time...

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Current Employee - Clinical RN II  in  San Diego, CA
Current Employee - Clinical RN II in San Diego, CA

Pros

Work-life balance possible depending on the "needs of the unit" and favoritism. Benefits are among the best I have reviewed in healthcare. Specifically, rate of pay superior to most other hospitals in San Diego, multiple health plan to choose from (although the size is reducing), short and long term disability available, employer paid dental and vision benefits and pension available to career staff. However, employee contribution (for nurses at least) has increased significantly with the last union contract (averaging $200 per pay period) which has led to a significant pay cut in reality.

Cons

Very negative nursing management, creating a hostile work environment. Team work not valued. High staff turn over.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Senior nursing management (above unit level) should keep a closer eye on unit nursing managers and investigate why staff turn over is so high. Encourage a positive team spirit which will reflect positively on patient and staff satisfaction.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other reviews for UC San Diego Health System

  1.  

    Great patient care and treatment, and nice place to work at.

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    Former Employee - Clinical Research Assistant/Volunteer  in  San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Clinical Research Assistant/Volunteer in San Diego, CA

    Pros

    Friendly, nice, passionate, and intelligent, team-driven medical professionals. Also great mentors to volunteers, interns, and medical students. Very clean environment to work in. Patients are treated very well.

    Cons

    Some of the nurses are not very friendly. Parking requires fee, especially for volunteers representing from UCSD campus laboratory but working at the Medical Center. Location is a bit far from UCSD campus.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Great research experience at the institution.

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    Former Employee - Staff Research Associate II  in  San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Staff Research Associate II in San Diego, CA

    Pros

    Lots of research opportunities available at this institution. Had a great experience working in a research lab within the School of Medicine.

    Cons

    Lots of self-motivation and independence is needed when pursuing research (projects).

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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