Fairview Health Services Reviews

Updated April 5, 2015
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Pros
  • Decent benefits, staff mostly has good work ethic, tries to honor work-life balance, felt a "part of" something special (in 4 reviews)

  • Good Salary, the knowledge that you are working for one of the largest healthcare orgs in the area, good benefits (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Change comes slowly to a large organization like this (in 3 reviews)

  • doesn't encourage longevity of staff, always focused on budget even if conflicts with patient care of staffing concerns (in 3 reviews)

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  1. A rewarding opportunity for just recent graduates to get some experience.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Youth Worker in Chisago City, MN
    Former Employee - Youth Worker in Chisago City, MN

    I worked at Fairview Health Services full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    You are able to work closely with the clients. The counseling staff and youth workers work closely together to provide the best course of action for the clients.

    Cons

    There are times that workers are held responsible for clients misbehaving/ breaking the rules. Upper management, on occasion, will not support or back up the employees.

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to listening to staff.

  2. Love it

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fairview Health Services

    Pros

    Great people and benefits great pay

    Cons

    There was no cons all companies have changes

  3. Fairview is a great environment to help people in our community.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great staff. Fun working with patients and helping those in need.

    Cons

    Stressful environment to work in sometimes.

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  5. Values employees

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at Fairview Health Services full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    large company support and benefits
    values work, life balance
    good employee retention programs

    Cons

    a lot of meetings required to make simple changes or decisions

  6. Good Health Care Organization

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services

    Pros

    Great values, good opportunities, good attitude towards patients and employees. Compensation is competitive.

    Cons

    like all Health Care Organizations, they are having to trim budgets and reorganize. Recent change in leadership after relationship with Accretive. Repairing and rebranding their image.

    Advice to Management

    Stick with the Fairview Values, continue to engage employees as your stake holders. Strive to raise your customer service to the highest level of excellence in these competitive markets.

  7. Fairview is a great company to work for.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Communications Coordinator in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Communications Coordinator in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent medical/dental benefits. Strong leadership.

    Cons

    Very large organization that is also non-profit. Employees tend to overstay their welcome.

  8. Helpful (1)

    Leading Edge Type of Work, Great People, Nice Co-Workers, Professional with Casual Attitude

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    People are very nice, most very knowledgeable about their work. Changing healthcare, great benefits, open to process change, better than other area hospitals and health type of companies. Good cubicle size, good access to printers.

    Cons

    Some facilities and hardware groups can be hard to work with, they can be unorganized. No cafeteria in the IT building but local places to grab lunch. Same as all places, some lifers need to go but they tend to cling together and not bother with others too much.

    Advice to Management

    Keep giving us clear direction - focus on more Value type of projects. Have quarterly Meetings with direct employees

  9. Good career opportunities

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist in Edina, MN
    Current Employee - Occupational Therapist in Edina, MN

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Career advancement, leadership of staff, employees treated respectfully

    Cons

    Location is difficult to commute to at times

    Advice to Management

    I am impressed with the leadership and positive approach of senior staff

  10. Not a bad company.

    Former Employee - Certified Nursing Assistant in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Certified Nursing Assistant in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at Fairview Health Services part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Fairview is a large, organized, Minnesota Healthcare company. In general the it seems like it's a nice place to work.

    Cons

    I disliked being forced to be part of a union. Also, there's a lot of bureaucracy, and the managers can be hit or miss.

  11. Helpful (1)

    Employees

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fairview Health Services full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Always striving to make things better

    Cons

    Communication is at times a problem

    Advice to Management

    Everyone is the same no matter what level you are in your job

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