Kindred Healthcare
2.6 of 5 291 reviews
www.kindredhealthcare.com Louisville, KY 5000+ Employees

Kindred Healthcare Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2014
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2.6 291 reviews

                             

46% Approve of the CEO

Kindred Healthcare President, CEO, and Director Paul J. Diaz

Paul J. Diaz

(157 ratings)

38% of employees recommend this company to a friend
291 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "The company not only preaches work life balance they live it"
    in 8 reviews
  • "My pay is good , I'm a highschool dropout and they didn't really look at my resume so much as they looked at me as a competent individual"
    in 8 reviews
Cons:
  • "Incompetent nurses were often promoted to get them away from direct patient care"
    in 18 reviews
  • "Some times a disconnect between upper management to lower"
    in 14 reviews
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    Great place to start

    Charge Nurse-LVN (Current Employee)

    ProsNurses work well as a team.
    You'll learn a lot in a short amount of time.

    ConsScheduler is very unorganized
    Shifts tend to be understaffed

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to hire more organized and compassionate staff.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    terrible

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosnone nothing good about working there

    Conseverything is bad all about profits $$$$$

    Advice to Senior Managementlearn how to do your job

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    AWFUL

    PTA (Current Employee)

    ProsThe employees at this facility seem to care a lot for their patients as otherwise no one would work for this company.

    ConsNearly everything, poor communication, lack of concern for well being of employees, HORRIBLE benefits for 'healthcare' workers, NO pay raises, etc, etc...

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet in touch with your employees, offer better benefits and more competitive pay.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    This place is so inconsistent!

    SLP (Current Employee)
    Pittsburgh, PA

    ProsThe only reason why I am still here is that it is close to my home, I make good money and I haven't found a better job!

    ConsNo communication between staff. Therapy is not respected. They have a low census!

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to develop better communication between all professionals.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company

    MDS Coordinator (Current Employee)
    Atlanta, GA

    ProsFriendly and helpful staff

    ConsFast pace a lot of turn over

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Job

    Clinical Liaison (Current Employee)

    ProsGood Salaries and Bonus Structure

    ConsDealing with Admissions Coordinators who don't understand that Referrals are looking for quick answers.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    ar assistant

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat people good work environment

    Conslong hours management has closed door policy

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    Great company to work for!

    District Director of CDI (Former Employee)

    ProsFeeling of belonging and being appreciated for your knowledge and expertise by your peers and superiors. Very helpful environment and wanting to always go the next level with providing quality care to their patients. Identifies and trains employees for advancement. Able to work independently, but know that you have a network of peers that you are able to reach out to for assistance.

    ConsBe prepared for frequent change and you will do great.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very good to employees

    Clinical Liaison (Former Employee)

    ProsThe people and the pay

    ConsHealthcare is changing and it is getting harder to get patients into the LTACH hospitals.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Over worked

    Physical Therapist Assistant (Current Employee)
    Sugar Land, TX

    ProsRehab Staff and quality of care given by the team

    ConsHigh productivity Quotas,With Poor Management, Primary focus is to be productive with sacrificing patient care

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on incentives to retain staff for continuity of care and lower productivity benchmarks

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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