Kindred Healthcare Reviews

Updated April 17, 2015
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Kindred Healthcare President, CEO, and Director Paul J. Diaz
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Pros
  • Great co workers including nurses and techs try their best (in 8 reviews)

  • The company not only preaches work life balance they live it (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Incompetent nurses were often promoted to get them away from direct patient care (in 22 reviews)

  • Upper management was not always qualified for their position or knowledgable (in 18 reviews)

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  1. unit secretary

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    Former Employee - Unit Secretary/Tele Tech in Dover, NJ
    Former Employee - Unit Secretary/Tele Tech in Dover, NJ

    I worked at Kindred Healthcare

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is a very caring hospital to work for. Everyone works with one another

    Cons

    Not enough training to really do the job well.

    Advice to Management

    too many chiefs... not enough Indians

  2. LPN

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kindred Healthcare

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    hourly pay rate is ok

    Cons

    benefits and hardly any raises

  3. a very friendly, supportive team work enviorment.

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    Current Employee - CNA in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - CNA in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Kindred Healthcare

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    flexible scheduling, great orientation for new staff, great pay, and benefits.

    Cons

    Not enough work hours for all.

    Advice to Management

    Allow part time workers to fill vacant full time positions.

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  5. raises are poor

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Kindred Healthcare

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible. No micro managing. Good colleagues

    Cons

    Pay is low. No fair market value consideration

  6. Kindred Healthcare is very flexible and staff is friendly.

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    Current Employee - Caregiver in Livermore, CA
    Current Employee - Caregiver in Livermore, CA

    I have been working at Kindred Healthcare

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    flexible, friendly, easy, communication is good, quick reply to emails and messages

    Cons

    it is a little unorganized and random

  7. Overall a good experience working for this company.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kindred Healthcare full-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Reasonable work expectations; good benefits

    Cons

    Minimal pay raises; refused to do market rate salary adjustment when requested move to a different state.

    Advice to Management

    Value tenured employees more

  8. Like a family

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kindred Healthcare

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to grow at

    Cons

    None that i actually know of

    Advice to Management

    None

  9. It's better then no job

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Auburn, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Auburn, CA

    I have been working at Kindred Healthcare full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Well known company
    Overall good values

    Cons

    Could pay better
    Benefits are expensive out of pocket for employees
    The management at my facility is awful

    Advice to Management

    Get a new executive director for Siena, current one is very unprofessional and rude to employees

  10. Director

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    Current Employee - Director in Montgomery, AL
    Current Employee - Director in Montgomery, AL

    I have been working at Kindred Healthcare full-time

    Pros

    Fair management and no micromanagement

    Cons

    None so far but we will see

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the staff

  11. management

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kindred Healthcare

    Pros

    Nice people- earnest provider for care of elderly. Great visions- implementation in process

    Cons

    A lot of internal restructuring required- part of industry Post Acute Care re-design

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