Georgetown Hospital System Reviews

Updated April 23, 2015
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  1. employer of choice

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Georgetown Hospital System full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    proactive mgt. invests in employees and resources. fair pay and great benefits package. not-for-profit community hospital that truly cares about the employees and community

    Cons

    SC govt isn't a big supporter of healthcare causes cust in hcare all over

    Advice to Management

    don't get stuck with bad mgrs just because they worked at the hospital for a long time. get rid of the dead weight


  2. Staff

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Murrells Inlet, SC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Murrells Inlet, SC

    I worked at Georgetown Hospital System full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    good benefits enough to keep you there until you find something else

    Cons

    Upper management does not listen to employees!

    Advice to Management

    get out there and see the work getting done to understand how hard it is


  3. Patient Access Rep

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    Former Employee - Patient Access Rep in Murrells Inlt, SC
    Former Employee - Patient Access Rep in Murrells Inlt, SC

    I worked at Georgetown Hospital System full-time (More than a year)

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Hospital is very clean, and well maintained. Close to where I lived at the time I was employed.

    Cons

    Below average pay. Manage has a click with select employees who create a very intense atmosphere to work in. There isn't any team work, could be a good place to work if they'd weed out the bad seeds.


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  5. Worst place to work! Don't work here! Go elsewhere. Very bad morale among the workers.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Georgetown Hospital System full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good wellness program for employes but that is it.

    Cons

    Small town hospital that focused on money instead of caring for their patients or the employees. The manager in one of the departments lacked a college degree and many people quit there because this manager lacked any knowledge or class. If you were not liked by management, you were GONE!

    Advice to Management

    It wouldn't do any good to advise this upper management. They never listen and they don't care. All they care about is the mighty dollar. Too much money was wasted on needless administrative positions that were created for needless reasons. The patients and staff suffered because of budget and manpower cuts. Livelihoods were ruined. Cuts needed to be made at the top to save money instead of making the patients and the "rank & file" employes suffer.


  6. My opinion

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Georgetown, SC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Georgetown, SC

    I have been working at Georgetown Hospital System full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Comparable salary for the area. They celebrate certifications, and recognize the people who want to improve their practice through advanced schooling. Shared governance. Updated electronic medical record system. Senior administration approachable. Building being updated.

    Cons

    Some what stuck in the past, trying to have a more modern outlook, but needs work. Limited CNE offerings. They make it difficult for someone with an ADN to get employment there. Limited unlicensed assisting personnel leaving a larger workload for nurses.


  7. Clinical Director's until death do they part!!!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Georgetown Hospital System

    Pros

    Management never changes so you always know who to go to in the chain of command.

    Cons

    This hospital is soooooo top heavy with Clinical Directors and their Assistant Head Nurses there is no money left for the nursing staff left to care for the patients. The nursing staff are so guilt laden because the management team is forever preaching about the budget and cutting costs.


  8. Probably one of the best places to work in the Grand Strand

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Georgetown, SC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Georgetown, SC

    I have been working at Georgetown Hospital System full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    CEO is a visionary who is concentrating on top quality patient care and keeping the organization financially sound knowing difficult times are coming
    Very advanced information systems for a community healthcare system

    Cons

    Communication between management and staff is poor, information does not flow down to the line staff as it should
    Docs are overly catered to

    Advice to Management

    Change out some of your managers who are not doing their job - you know who they are.


  9. Good place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Georgetown Hospital System full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits and competitive pay. Health programs to encourage you to eat right, exercise, etc. Overall decent moral amongst departments.

    Cons

    Typical interpersonal conflicts that you find anywhere you work. Some staff very good at getting others to do their work for them. Frustrating! Also, good old boy (girl) relationships in some areas.


  10. I worked as a certified nursing assistant.

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    Former Employee - CNA
    Former Employee - CNA

    I worked at Georgetown Hospital System

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Pay was good and raises. I worked different shifts and areas within the hospital.

    Cons

    As a CNA you will do your work & assist RN. If you are sick with the flu or virus or illness Management does not care about patients well being, do not ever call in sick you will be terminated no matter how well you've done your job. Management tells you that you can re-apply for job but they will not hire you again.

    Advice to Management

    I would suggest treating employees the same way you are treated. You get your time off, you do not be at work all the time, but when an employee needs time off or calls in sick then its a problem. Team work is very needed. Promotions should be given to the ones who deserve it not by your preference or choice.


  11. Run from this place if you can crawl-go to a real hospital in Charleston

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Georgetown Hospital System

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    you truly can know everyone you work with it's so small. staff seems stable. pay is comparable, small town atmosphere. free parking.Cute ole fashioned town with lots of outside things to do.

    Cons

    Felt terrible about the care I was forced to deliver. never enough help to do things safely. Jobs dont seem to go to best qualified- jobs go to the one who has the best "corporate values". Cut cost over patient care. Terrible MD staff who must get kickbacks for everything. Staff very unfriendly to folks without insurance. Physicians are the customers, yes believe it. Staff is blamed for everything.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your workers even if it's just a minute. Hire qualified people for the job a little less nepotism might be nice. Make patient safety priority one. Standards are for everyone and every hospital. Some physicians look good on paper but not in practice. Sometimes you do have to invest in your employees. Hire some outsiders once in a while it might provide some diversity of thought which is in great need.



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