Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

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Khoo Teck Puat Hospital Reviews

Updated August 11, 2014
Updated August 11, 2014
8 Reviews
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    Internship at KTPH

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    Former Employee - IT Projects  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - IT Projects in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    - Many opportunities to learn
    - CEO has many initiatives that helped to improve the overall experience working at KTPH
    - Doesn't feel like working in an office, a very green place to work in, there's a GYM as well

    Cons

    - None, work was pleasant during the short-term of work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - CEO has many initiatives, some good some not so good, but he is willing to hear from employees
    - Change isn't easy, but with great leadership on change management, processes get improved through transition and improve overall efficiency

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    Customer/patient-oriented, understaffed, low pay, hardware but little "software"

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Opportunities to grow for juniors (take on more responsibility/workload) - also a con

    Nice working environment (award winning infrastructure)

    Cons

    - Too much emphasis on patient satisfaction survey, resulting in a general impression of running a business rather than focusing on actual patient healthcare

    - Few seniors to guide the juniors along due to poor retention of senior staff as pay is not as competitive compared to other hospitals

    - My experience working there was...it seemed like a haphazard place where all juniors ran the show

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the ground staff, offer competitive salaries (not just the doctors), ensure staff are well trained and equiped with the necessary knowledge to serve patients

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    Good environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Health Promoting Hospital. Free use of gym and many actvities at subsidized rate after work.

    Cons

    Sometimes quite stressful as bosses are quite demanding (which can be listed as pros as well). Depends on how well you can cope.

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    Great environment. Staff are encouraged to lead a healthy behaviour with facilities to support that.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great facility.
    Nice environment next to a lake.
    Just the right size for work life balance.

    Cons

    Biased treatment at times.
    Too autocratic.

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  6.  

    Great!

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    Current Employee - ---  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - --- in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic green environment which is quite calming and enjoyable to work in. Friendly coworkers who would take time to assist you! I liked the policy that encourages self improvement and that they took inspiration from the toyota production system and applied it to healthcare.

    Cons

    Supervision is somewhat lacking from seniors because they may be overwhelmed by other tasks. Very much 'patient-orientated' and sometimes staff welfare may feel a little overlooked/neglected.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -

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    Patient oriented

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    Current Employee - Radiographer  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Radiographer in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Radiology department is pretty friendly, as a young radiographer in the profession, I was mentored kindly my senior radiographers and given enough time to mature and grow.

    Cons

    Be prepared to share their organisation focus on patients.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The best strategic drive now is to venture out and learn from hospitals around the globe some of their best practices and housekeeping. It is imperative for our young organisation to send groups comprising of professionals at all levels to other hospitals reowned at a international level to learn from them.

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  8.  

    A demanding yet rewarding experience.

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful work environment, beautiful garden-like surroundings, professional colleagues with great work ethics and office culture. Decent pay for a temp job. A long-term employee who applies directly, not through a job agency, gets much higher pay.

    Cons

    Bosses have high expectations in terms of motivation, attention to detail and work ethic, which is a fair trade for being treated well. Bosses may also expect overtime work.

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  9.  

    Running around like headless chickens.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

    Pros

    Nice environment, nice people for the most part.

    Cons

    No clear vision, temperamental management, no career path, too much emphasis on vanity projects.

    Doesn't Recommend

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