Geisinger Health System Reviews

Updated September 1, 2015
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Geisinger Health System President and CEO Glenn D. Steele Jr.
Glenn D. Steele Jr.
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Pros
  • Excellent benefits package, job security, friendly atmosphere (in 5 reviews)

  • good pay compared to smaller hospitals around (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • No one feels special as they are all considered replaceable (in 3 reviews)

  • Mistakes are often covered up or filtered by upper management (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Great system, great opportunity

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System full-time

    Pros

    Geisinger is one of the leading Regional Health Systems in the Nation. As an integrated delivery system in a rural community, Geisinger Providers, Researchers, and Insurers have a unique insight into a stable population spanning generations.

    Cons

    As a rural employer, Geisinger has a lock on many of the communities it serves. Geisinger is the largest employer in several of its locations. Because the system is Provider driven, the pace of change is slow and methodical throughout the Geisinger ecosystem.

    Advice to Management

    Embracing change, and folding employees into the change process, can alleviate stress and make for happier staff. Retaining traditional values while adapting to industry changes is critical to the brand.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Benefits are the only good part

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Geisinger Health System full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Health Insurance, 401k, Vision, Dental. Major player in Central PA healthcare field. Lots of time off.

    Cons

    You don't really matter, you're often understaffed and overworked. Everything depends on your manager and how they view you. Employees are uppity and miserable. The only thing that matters to Geisinger is productivity. They pretend to care about their employees for a legal perspective but in the end they just treat you like replaceable commodities. Career advancement is minimal. You do the job you do and that's about it. No cross training, no movement or shadowing other jobs. They also have a nasty habit of naming jobs something that they aren't so they can provide a lower pay to employees since they go off national average. Pay is very low for the amount of stress.

    Advice to Management

    Management should choose more adequate managers. Customer support takes a backseat in all aspects and the place is miserable to spend all day at.


  3. New way of doing business

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System full-time

    Pros

    Changes are being made for the better and trying to update the care provided.

    Cons

    Disconnect between administration and staff about care being delivered.

    Advice to Management

    Deliver direct patient care to the amount of patients you are expecting to see you staff to perform care for.


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  5. No plans to ever leave

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomsburg, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomsburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I have worked for Geisinger for close to 9 years. I've worked for several companies and feel this is the best company I have worked for. Pay is great and so are the benefits. Management in my department is very flexible and are accommodating for the work life balance.

    Cons

    Tuition reimbursement is low and think that education is not important to management.


  6. my employer is wonderful

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    Current Employee - Phlebotomist
    Current Employee - Phlebotomist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great health insurance plans, lots of opportunity to further my career, wonderful fellow employees

    Cons

    Always training to be done and alot of work to be done at all times and not enough employees

    Advice to Management

    Hire a sufficient staff to make it a better experience for the patients as week as the staff


  7. RN

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Geisinger Health System full-time

    Pros

    Experience for first nursing position

    Cons

    Poor leadership, no advancement, creates robots rather then authentic people and staff lives in fear of management rather then a team

    Advice to Management

    Key leaders not just managers in key positions and actually care about those that do the labor. They are the reason you get a paycheck and a cushy job. Follow your policies and don't be blind to truth. Have what you tell the public be what happens behind the scenes. What you portray to the public is a lie


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    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Current Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System part-time

    Pros

    Geisinger Careworks after-hours clinic offers flexible hours, great benefits and the management is helpful and involved in the care of patients, and someone is on call 24/7.

    Cons

    Sometimes, it is necessary for management to be on site for certain situations. The administrative office is located in Danville, and there at many clinics throughout the eastern region of pa.


  9. Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Geisinger Health System full-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere. Great benefits with generous PTO.

    Cons

    Pay is on the lower end of the scale.


  10. Helpful (1)

    New Management Needed

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Radiologic Technologist in Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Current Employee - Radiologic Technologist in Wilkes-Barre, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Easily accessible Friendly Co-workers I do not have anything else to add

    Cons

    Needs new management Poor management Profit before patient care Worst health care benefits Understaffed

    Advice to Management

    Treat your staff with respect


  11. Health system that will hopefully improve soon

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Geisinger Health System full-time

    Pros

    A health system that is looking to improve the patient experience. The new CEO is very patient focused and is likely to improve the system.

    Cons

    This health system has fallen from the national spotlight to one that is not nationally ranked by us news and world report.

    Advice to Management

    This organization needs a lot of restructuring and a renewed focus on the patient. The new CEO is moving things that direction, but it will be a long time before it is realized.



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