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Griffin Hospital Reviews

Updated November 18, 2014
Updated November 18, 2014
13 Reviews
3.6
13 Reviews
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Griffin Hospital President, CEO, and Director, Griffin Hospital and Griffin Health Services Patrick A. Charmel
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  1.  

    Excellent place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Information Security Manager in Derby, CT
    Current Employee - Information Security Manager in Derby, CT

    I have been working at Griffin Hospital full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, environment and people

    Cons

    None, I love everything

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None, I think management is great.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    can,gloucose,ekgs,cpr cert.,blood draws,worked as afloat,so I knoe all different departments very well

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - C N A
    Former Employee - C N A

    I worked at Griffin Hospital full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    clean facility,,friendly,,fast paced/good location,great clients

    Cons

    not enough staff//just money,no client comfortability

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    just to become a nurses supervisor

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    NOT the best place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Practice Manager in Derby, CT
    Current Employee - Practice Manager in Derby, CT

    I have been working at Griffin Hospital full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    good health insurance, great cafeteria

    Cons

    bad moral and unorganized management without any experience. Medical staff is inexperienced

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    A Positive Experience Overall

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Derby, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Derby, CT

    I have been working at Griffin Hospital full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, comfortable atmosphere, honest & approachable leadership, tuition reimbursement, little micro-management at department level.

    Cons

    Relatively low pay, some duties inappropriately assigned, employees are sometimes "pigeonholed," increased expectations despite cutbacks to resources, contribution of certain positions often overlooked.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make better use of employees' skills and time by assigning work appropriately. Don't leave employees in limbo - if a request is not going to be honored, inform them and provide some feedback.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Planetree

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Griffin Hospital

    Pros

    Everyone is very nice, except certain overworked nurses

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunities are available.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote based on credentials, not seniority.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great coworkers that help to make the day enjoyable.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Derby, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Derby, CT

    I have been working at Griffin Hospital

    Pros

    Comparatively small staff so most people know each other by name throughout the company. Since it's a community hospital you get to know many of the patients and their families.

    Cons

    Low pay compared to other places. It is a small hospital so not many different departments and specialties to work in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It's nice that you ask for employee suggestions but it doesn't seem that they are actually being heard. It's understandable that not everything that is suggested can be implemented but some feedback as to why things are being done or not being done would be appreciated.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    very
    good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Derby, CT
    Current Employee - Analyst in Derby, CT

    I have been working at Griffin Hospital

    Pros

    Very good benefits, close to home, very neat and clean place to work. Alot of incentives. Very good cafeteria.

    Cons

    Make less money than other hospitals. Not enough parking for employees. Working at a small hospital people think it is not good.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More parking which they already know. Make the gym open longer or vbring it back to the main building.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    A Caring Family

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Physician in Derby, CT
    Former Employee - Physician in Derby, CT

    I worked at Griffin Hospital

    Pros

    community feel- everyone there had a good family sense to them and seemed to feel good about working there

    Cons

    demanding schedule-- in my department there was not enough staff and so it placed a lot of strain on the employees there

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    i think there are good leaders there, but often they might have needed to listen more to the employees and what would make things better

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Mostly positive having worked there for over 5 years.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Griffin Hospital full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Job stability and satisfaction; opportunities for career development and advancement. Great working environment and friendly employees.

    Cons

    Reimbursement of job expenses takes too long (average 3 months).

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    best place to work, its great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Griffin Hospital

    Pros

    good coworkers, employees , i like the envrioment everyone gets along with each other, close to home, so not far of a drive, all in all its really nice place to work,

    Cons

    gets busy at times, people want things right away, people get angry with people or get upset on what other people do

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    its a good place to work, just do your work and mind your business and if you get in a bad mood take a 5 minute break and get fresh air

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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