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Houston Methodist Reviews

Updated January 13, 2015
Updated January 13, 2015
148 Reviews
3.7
148 Reviews
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Houston Methodist President & CEO Marc Boom
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • They have great benefits and when you reach goals and meet expectations they show gratidude (in 21 reviews)

  • Good benefits; fair working environment; professional supporting teams (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Training, parking, upper management may be overwhelmed (in 6 reviews)

  • It is easy to throw your work life balance out of sync here (in 3 reviews)

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    RN

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    Current Employee - ICU RN in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - ICU RN in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Houston Methodist

    Pros

    Great experience and lots of team players.

    Cons

    Flexibility with vacation time and schedules.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Culture is everything

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Houston Methodist

    Pros

    From the CEO in down, the employees embody the values each day.

    Cons

    The organiazation retains talent well, so it's difficult to find opportunities to move up the ladder.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Maybe it was just the department that I worked in that got treated poorly.

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    Former Employee - Food Service Worker in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Food Service Worker in Houston, TX

    I worked at Houston Methodist full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    This is an okay job, I worked in the food and nutrition department. The benefits are wonderful, and the bonuses come right on tim as well.

    Cons

    The pay is bad, the staff's attitude is bad, the management is bad, the way that everyone in the food and nutrition department gets treated is bad.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Appreciates employees

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Houston Methodist

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities, big brand name

    Cons

    HR handcuffs processes and works very slow, training/on boarding not great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Eligible bonus outside of management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Patient Care Associate

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Houston Methodist

    Pros

    flexible schedule, nice balance of work and life, also great coworkers

    Cons

    sometimes don't get recognition for tasks performed

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Find your place to shine.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Internet Department in Tripler Army Medical Center, HI
    Former Employee - IT Internet Department in Tripler Army Medical Center, HI

    I worked at Houston Methodist

    Pros

    Diverse environment with interesting co-workers and diverse opportunities.

    Cons

    Upper management can be slow to make strategic decisions; slow to remove dysfunctional individuals; over-enthusiastic on many projects with unrealistic demands and timelines.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Worked there then resigned over misunderstanding

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    Former Employee - Applications Analyst in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Applications Analyst in Houston, TX

    I worked at Houston Methodist full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, state of the art medical facility, about to move to another department without issue.

    Cons

    Culture at the outlying facilities, very cliche-ish, uptight managers, hard to gain trust, buy in among staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to get along for the sake of the employees or cut those individuals who do not represent the Methodist values of ICARE. Infighting.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Superb

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    Current Employee - Call Center Representative in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Call Center Representative in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Houston Methodist part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good hospital with great reputation

    Cons

    They never hire from within unless you know someone

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire from within. It wont kill you,.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Very demanding but rewarding work.

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    Current Employee - Senior Recruiter in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Recruiter in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Houston Methodist full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    ICARE values are philosophically strong. Benefits excellent.

    Cons

    High turnover, amenities in HR are sub par.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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    Social Worker I

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    Current Employee - Social Worker (MSW) in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Social Worker (MSW) in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Houston Methodist full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - good coworkers
    - great hospital-wide culture
    - good salary potential
    - opportunities for growth

    Cons

    - disorganized and detached management
    - workload sometimes overwhelming, especially when short staffed
    - unrealistic expectations, especially by non-case management professionals

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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