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Great place to work - excellent salary as Med Tech but lab was sold

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Current Employee - Medical Technologist  in  Worcester, MA
Current Employee - Medical Technologist in Worcester, MA

I have been working at UMass Memorial Medical Center full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Enjoyed my time there in Lab

Cons

Sold to Quest - 400 lay offs to come

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Streamline

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for UMass Memorial Medical Center

  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good place to work - would be great if there were less politics

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Information Systems  in  Worcester, MA
    Former Employee - Information Systems in Worcester, MA

    I worked at UMass Memorial Medical Center

    Pros

    The benefits at UMass are really good. Excellent health care, competitive PTO/sick leave, good low-cost day-care. The IT department is kept rather lean in its staffing levels, so there are enough avenues where a person can really take on new responsibility and carve their own path. It feels alot like a start-up company.

    Cons

    Politics abound. Not just at the C-level, but permeating through all levels of the organization. Reviews and raises are arbitrary, not based at all on your performance but on the discretion of the manager. People get hired because of who they know, not necessarily because they are qualified. Any form of promotion, raise, advancement, or betterment within the organization can only come after a good deal of politicking and selling oneself. As a result, there is a good deal of personal drama that is exposed throughout the work day, often to an unprofessional extent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Any senior level person who was there when UMass and Memorial merged in 2000 needs to go. Umass would be far better off if its managers were outsiders who were not part of any of the politics of the last 10 years. The place just needs a good house cleaning - the workers that are there are great.

    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Worcester, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Worcester, MA

    I have been working at UMass Memorial Medical Center

    Pros

    Senior Management and the team is fully engaged in patient satifaction

    Cons

    Too many layers to get things done

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to have a sense of urgency and speed to market place

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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