Lincare Holdings

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Lincare Holdings Reviews

Updated March 4, 2015
Updated March 4, 2015
239 Reviews
2.0
239 Reviews
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John P. Byrnes
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Entry level position into healthcare sales industry (in 7 reviews)

  • The compensation is good and they take care of their sales reps (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management has lost sight of the roots of it's business - their employees (in 34 reviews)

  • in the span of 5 years we went through 6 Sales Reps (in 21 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    its a place to start....dont stay toooo long

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Washington, MO
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Washington, MO

    I have been working at Lincare Holdings full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Ok money, it was close to home

    Cons

    Poor Management, lack of modern equipment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more i,involved....maybe you would see that the RT or LPN you hired to do cpap set ups smells like an ashtray, he had on bib overalls (serious)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Don't expect to be rewarded for your hard work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lincare Holdings

    Pros

    casual work environment, nice hours, paid holidays (11 days per year)

    Cons

    Management doesn't care about what is happening on the center level. Hard to order equipment for patients, it all depends on your centers numbers. Forget everything you know about patient care and learn how to lie to them to cover your butt.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get out of the corporate office and go spend a day or two driving with a service tech and see how many stops they make a day and how little of that time is spent with the patient. See how hard it is for the CSR's to get through the day with the phones ringing off the hook and being understaffed. Must be nice to drive an Audi or a Jaguar while the other 95% of employees go home worrying about money every day. Change your motto- Lincare is NOT "the caring people".

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Lincare

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at Lincare Holdings

    Pros

    Small family like, great earning potential

    Cons

    Lots of chasing paperwork! Very competitive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend more time with sales reps

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Patient Account Coordinator

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    Current Employee - Pac in Norcross, GA
    Current Employee - Pac in Norcross, GA

    I have been working at Lincare Holdings

    Pros

    Benefits are minimal, some offices give unlimited overtime, some mandatory it.

    Cons

    NOT A FAMILY ORIENTATED COMPANY AT ALL. Company does little to nothing to show there employees appreciation of any kind. Office will run you into the ground if you let them and still want more. Bonus are not worth the blood, sweat and tears (under $200 quarterly), hourly wages are little for the amount of work, penalized for using sick time. Micro-managing is outrageous. HR covers for the Management...allows them to make up all kinds of rules never listed in employee handbook. HR also allows Management to disrespect there employees by insults and some boarder line racial comments. Employees reports it and HR tells management who said it. Advancement is only available to people who choose the brown-nosing and boot licking route. For those of us who choose to work there way to the top it will never be recognized.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you showed your employees from the lowest in ranking to the highest a little appreciation, it could possibly reduce your turn over ratio. All Levels management should attend professionalism classes.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Poor management. Poor training. Little internal support. High turnover

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Macon, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Macon, GA

    I have been working at Lincare Holdings full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great variety of products. You will learn a lot thru formal training.

    Cons

    See the title and it will explain

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More support and pay for employees is necessary or high turnover will always be a problem.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Management is a joke they provide very little to no training and then expect you to know what to do with any problem.

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Norman, OK
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Norman, OK

    I have been working at Lincare Holdings

    Pros

    The freedom of being out and about and helping people who need you and your company.

    Cons

    Having to uphold the company while not knowing what is actually going on because your told just tell them this and that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should be able to do all aspects of the job not just talk down to people and boss them around.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Disorganized, unprofessional management

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    Current Employee - Hcs in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Hcs in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at Lincare Holdings

    Pros

    Unlimited overtime, mostly decent hours, good coworkers

    Cons

    Little to no training, unsupportive management, outdated, slow computer system.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Gainful employment

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    Current Employee - IT Staff in Clearwater, FL
    Current Employee - IT Staff in Clearwater, FL

    I have been working at Lincare Holdings

    Pros

    Great co workers and good pay.

    Cons

    Little support from management, no career path.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage personal development and innocation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Sales rep

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Earth City, MO
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Earth City, MO

    I have been working at Lincare Holdings

    Pros

    Freedom, no on call, small territory

    Cons

    Base pay, chart notes, commission handles through center manager

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay your sales people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sales Representative

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Houston, TX

    I worked at Lincare Holdings

    Pros

    You are not tied to a desk.

    Cons

    No matter how hard you work or how much business you are responsible for bringing into your center, your paycheck will reflect very little of your hard work. The support team for your success is almost non existent. If you are looking for consistency based on your high performance...keep looking.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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