George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates

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George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates Reviews

Updated January 28, 2015
Updated January 28, 2015
13 Reviews
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13 Reviews
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  1.  

    Fantastic place to work.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Washington, DC

    I have been working at George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Love my patients and getting to really know them and their families.

    Cons

    Hate the long commute.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Team work , compassion, going the extra mile, customer service, respect, confidentiality are terms MFA/AMG missed in cla

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    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Germantown, MD
    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Germantown, MD

    I worked at George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates

    Pros

    Best part of working at MFA was meeting/helping patients and being appreciated for taking the time to listen and helpful by the patient.

    Cons

    Coworkers wanting to be seen as "I'm the only one working, see me working hard, no one else work hard as me, I can do everything and multitask "

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Everyone is hired to do a job so allow them to do that job. We are not robots most things can be done differently and get the same end result so stop allowing those "attention seekers" to cause ripples in your team. Micro management is not the way to get good productivity.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Money grubbing

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager
    Former Employee - Operations Manager

    I worked at George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to attend school after 1year of service.

    Cons

    Promises of increased pay never materialized just more work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    People work hard to be advanced for their work. A raise should be given if unable to promote.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Overall a great place to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Analyst in Washington, DC

    I have been working at George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for learning and career growth. Great people, great location.

    Cons

    Everything works completely differently in each department. There is no standardization across the board and leadership often places a focus more on pointing fingers and placing blame rather that resolving issues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Standardize policies and procedures, reward promising employees, hire more HR representatives, decrease cost of employee health insurance.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Operations Manager

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Washington, DC

    I have been working at George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    You get to work with excellent physicians who still care about their patients.

    Cons

    Internally this organization is so disorganized. Senior management fights among themselves to play the blame game. And HR is the puppet of all PGAs. You are on your own!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on solutions than pointing fingers. And do not hesitate to promote talent otherwise you'll lose some very valuable employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    HR Office Review

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    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Office Assistant in Washington, DC

    I worked at George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    -Small, tight community
    -low stress

    Cons

    -highly disorganized
    -a lot of stupid calls

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Keep track of files more efficiently

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Great non-profit organization to work for

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    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Washington, DC

    I worked at George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The atmosphere is not stuffy. It's located in a great area with access to all the rich cultures of the DC

    Cons

    There were none that I can think of

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work. You are all doing a fantastic job

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Incredibly horrible place for employees

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I have been working at George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great physicians and medical faculty
    Conveniently located near Metro and large variety of restaurants and eateries
    Access to urgent care

    Cons

    Extremely poor management and operations; chaotic; hostile, fearful work environment
    Many complaints of retribution/retaliation for filing HR complaints or reporting harassment (sexual, verbal)
    Poor leadership
    Very shady and unethical business practices
    Physicians have little to no say in scheduling, operations, work space, clinic layout
    Decisions made secretly and without input of medical faculty
    Elitist attitude towards employees/patients/contractors
    Poor treatment of employees and patients (from service perspective)
    Employees treated like children
    Blacklisted if you question inconsistencies in policies or practices
    Shady HR management
    Poor to non-existent benefits
    Low salaries; Annual increases very minimal despite large margins year after year (you'll always hear "well its a recession" or "healthcare is not doing well", " we'll re-evaluate your pay in 6 months" and it never happens. But the practice continues to open new offices and buy smaller groups)
    No break rooms or lunch areas
    Medical records of physicians and employees are snooped
    Emails snooped

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Overhaul management with qualified professionals with education and experience with real health services operations/facilities. Rid the group of managers and administrators who were grandfathered in. They are ruining the reputation of the high-quality physicians.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Benefits but strict management.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Washington, DC

    I worked at George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates

    Pros

    The tuition reimbursement and pay. The people are friendly. Punch in, is through finger print so you can be sure that you paid accordingly. The location is really convenient too, right in the heart of the city. Quick response to IT problems.

    Cons

    There isn't much work to do and no one directs new employees or train them properly. When there isn't work you just have to sit there and wait until there is work to do. This is at the business office. The bathrooms are keyed so no more than 2 people can go to the bathroom. Training is done by other current employees. Strict managment (no personal calls, emails ect.)! There are rats in the facility, so beware of food and make sure to clean your desk every morning (in case of rats). There are no windows either.

    If you pass out, no one will help you even though it's a physician health practice. They have to call the police and get you on an ambulance. Which is ridiculously because there are at least 100 doctors in the building.

    You will never know how you are doing because there isn't a feedback system in place. No performance review. So you could be let go without noticed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure to speak to your employees and check in on them. Give proper feedback and if you plan on letting someone go, do it yourself and not have an HR person do it. Have the decency to talk to your employee when giving them bad news.

    Recommends
  11.  

    A great stepping stone for your career

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates

    Pros

    growth, experience, time-off, location, branding

    Cons

    compensation
    leadership
    no continued education
    benefits
    promoting from within

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