Hill Physicians Medical Group

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Hill Physicians Medical Group Reviews

Updated September 28, 2014
Updated September 28, 2014
12 Reviews
3.3
12 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great leadership; challenging industry

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

    I worked at Hill Physicians Medical Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    People are valued as individual contributors and benefits are plentiful. Strong sense of work-life balance. People remember to have fun while at work. More so in some departments than others.

    Cons

    Departments live in silos, and it slows progress and feels inefficient and unnecessarily isolating at times. Personal growth not valued, career advancement is slow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember to value the people who have been there through the ups and downs. They are the core of Hill.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Company that will resemble a "Sinking Ship" for the next few years

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

    I have been working at Hill Physicians Medical Group full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Family Orientated
    Offers "wellness initiatives"
    Offers basic pto and benefits usually offered at larger corporations
    Most of the people that work there are nice, although you can always find crazy somewhere
    CEO is funny, in a dry-don't make eye contact-sort of way (genuinely a nice guy)
    its in the bay area/san ramon and in the Bishop Ranch complex

    Cons

    Undergoing a lot of change at the moment. Heads of departments are dropping like flies. Difficulty understanding what direction we're going in at times, and if there is any strategy. Little stability in the infrastructure. Lots of silo's. Work life balance used to be the best thing about Hill, and that has disappeared. The only thing FUN about the day to day is the dysfunction in the way projects and base operations are managed. It's a circus that doesn't make sense and makes you question your life choices on a weekly basis.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Either start offering more competitive salaries or start mentoring your teams. We're losing the smart ones due to lack of appreciation/opportunities for growth. Why would they stay? Why do I stay? Because I have a mortgage and I hate commuting. That's it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Yikes. Worst job I have ever had

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

    I worked at Hill Physicians Medical Group full-time

    Pros

    Nice people. good work life balance. Have made some lifelong friends. I need 20 words but I have nothing else nice to say.

    Cons

    Leadership is weak. Managers are incompetant. No advancement possible. Micromanagement is rampant. You cant do anything without talking to CIO. CIO hasn't got a clue. My prediction is that this company won't be around in 3 years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fire everyone and start over. Nobody knows what they are doing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Leader in healthcare, IPA's

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

    I worked at Hill Physicians Medical Group

    Pros

    Fun, Culture, Family, Opportunities, Innovative

    Cons

    Not many. Some poor, or disliked managers/directors are left in place while good teams/team members under them have high performances/outcomes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Medium-sized company experiencing growing pains

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in San Ramon, CA

    I have been working at Hill Physicians Medical Group full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Organization truly values work/life balance, as evidenced by flexible hours, telecommuting, summer hours, balance days, and family-friendly atmosphere. Many concurrent projects that lead health care management in the United States, so there are opportunities for meaningful and challenging work.

    Cons

    The role of technology seems misplaced, as the organization emphasizes upgrading to newer technologies rather than using technology as a tool to advnace business/clinical initiatives. Growth opportunities are limited to "chosen ones". Many business decisions appear to be influenced more by company politicking and hunches rather than empirical data and objective analysis. Recent growth in the organization has centered on additional middle management and has led to "Too many chiefs".

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good coaches place their players in positions that maximize their talents and opportunity to succeed. Likewise, balance out the number of "workers" and "managers" and assign projects to employees in a way that will maximize their opportunities to succeed. Take advantage of "big data" in decision-making.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Team Leader

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Team Lead in San Ramon, CA
    Former Employee - Team Lead in San Ramon, CA

    I worked at Hill Physicians Medical Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Some really nice & cool people work here.

    Cons

    I had a culture shock first when I joined the company. Extremely formal environment and most of the people appeared fearful. Too much politics within the IT (IS as they call it). They encourage people to have low ambitions. Because it helps the senior management as there is only little career opportunities. I am not sure how come it has such good reviews by other people. I also got attracted due to this and the recruiter persuaded me to join telling lot of good stuff. All turned out to be lies later on. Perhaps it is so small organization that every single review can be correlated to people. So no one wants to take chance. It is not a company for ambitious people.

    90 day evaluation period is a trap that company puts in the offer letter. It is like a contract to hire. Never seen this type of full time job offers. So advice to all the candidates who want to join is to be aware of this clause in the offer letter. They are very strict about it and I saw many people being fired in my short tenure here using this clause. This type of things gives extremely bad outlook towards any company. It appears as if they do not describe the job description and job duties at the beginning or interview candidates properly and they experiment with the candidates. May be company is not aware of the bad publicity it will get because of this and will have difficulty finding candidates in future.

    It appears to be struggling with finance and the reason is overspending management does because of bad judgement. No one tries to fix that.

    Company has weird type of structure and hierarchy. At times it appears that no one understands how other companies work. Highly disorganized. Another weird thing is that no one wants to talk or hear about such things.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fix the politics and overspending happening in the IT.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Forward-thinking company with great benefits and perks

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager in San Ramon, CA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in San Ramon, CA

    I worked at Hill Physicians Medical Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Solid business strategy, great wellness initiatives, C-level are trust-worthy, excellent compensation and benefits, business initiatives are ethical and employees can feel good supporting them, internal opportunities to move up are good

    Cons

    Integration between department was poor, lacking discipline on lackluster staff, layoffs during 2008 economic crisis were very poorly handled

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your team as they will commonly tell you the issues and how to fix them.

    Be careful to not burn out staff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Excellent Company - Positive Workplace Expierence - Competitive Salaries

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in San Ramon, CA

    I have been working at Hill Physicians Medical Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance is excouraged. Autonomy and independence is given. Cutting edge and ahead of the curve with Healthcare Reform. Solid foundation with investments in new technologies. Trusted senior leadership. Great people. Most stay for 10 plus years. Culture is positive and friendly.

    Cons

    Limited upward mobility and opportunities for career advancement are few and far between.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you are doing. Continue to be available to all employees. Continue or increase communication to the rank and file.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good experience with Hills Physicians Medical Group, formerly Physicians Integrated Medical Group.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Insurance Claim Coordinator in Brisbane, CA
    Former Employee - Insurance Claim Coordinator in Brisbane, CA

    I worked at Hill Physicians Medical Group part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good hours, helpful senior staff, fast paced work environment.

    Cons

    Limited upward mobility and opportunities for promotion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to give junior staff more responsibility and help them develop their core responsibilities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Either Grandfathered in or you are not part of the "in" crowd

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Ramon, CA

    I have been working at Hill Physicians Medical Group

    Pros

    Easy work, however that means everything is done manually, old timers get to keep their jobs.

    Cons

    Slow to adapt to new technology or change

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    invest more in your employees

    Approves of CEO

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