MedStar Health Reviews

Updated August 28, 2015
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MedStar Health President & CEO Kenneth A. Samet
Kenneth A. Samet
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Pros
  • Really nice people to work with and good benefits (in 8 reviews)

  • Offers Great Benefits to employees (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • there are many different skill levels, but this is true of nursing everywhere (in 5 reviews)

  • Everything in the hospitals is now a numbers game (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Operations Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MedStar Health full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Large company with many different opportunities to learn.

    Cons

    Takes a long time to get things done because of the excessive chain of command. Pays about 20% less than most healthcare organizations in it's league.

    Advice to Management

    Higher salaries and less chain of command tiers.


  2. pharmacy

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    Former Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at MedStar Health part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    None none none and none.

    Cons

    No training and disorganized. Rude. Understaffed.

    Advice to Management

    Quit. Learn how to train people and be polite.


  3. Great portfolio builder

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of work, did tasks I could show future employers, friendly and flexible environment

    Cons

    Wish there were more hands on and collaborative projects to work on.

    Advice to Management

    Everything was ok, really enjoyed my internship. Maybe add more intern structure.


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  5. Great for Entry-Level

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MedStar Health full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to start out at. Easy to grasp information about tasks. Love the pay and the "leave time" process.

    Cons

    You're expected to work as a team, however, this isn't equally enforced throughout.

    Advice to Management

    If you keep one aspect "fair", keep every aspect fair, and keep it mutual for all team employees.


  6. MedStar Health.

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    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at MedStar Health full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, tuition assistance, opportunity to move up within the organization.

    Cons

    Too focused on degrees vs employees with solid experience and knowledge.

    Advice to Management

    More employee appreciation. Opportunities for those with experience within the system.


  7. Helpful (2)

    Medstar

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    Current Employee - Insurance Specialist II in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Insurance Specialist II in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MedStar Health full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Overtime is a plus. Flexibility in the work schedule is a plus.

    Cons

    No opportunity because when you are good employee the management will block your endeavors

    Advice to Management

    Promote because of ability not because you like them or they are either friends or family


  8. Progressive company with straightforward approach

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Baltimore, MD
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MedStar Health as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    I love their core values People are great to work with Growth just comes naturally

    Cons

    Leadership is a bit weak Their coordination efforts are not good Try to do too many implementations at once


  9. Helpful (1)

    MedStar is a nonprofit organization that strives to take care of the individual as well as the community

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Director in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MedStar Health full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The staff are professionals who care

    Cons

    As with all healthcare their have been cutbacks due to regulatory and finance issues

    Advice to Management

    Keep striving to be the best and don't get complacent


  10. Overall I am happy with Medstar Health

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse II in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse II in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MedStar Health full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Offers Great Benefits to employees

    Cons

    Hospital Bonuses and perks werereduced

    Advice to Management

    Please take care of your nurses.


  11. Helpful (1)

    It was okay.

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MedStar Health full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Some of the managers were very nice and caring.

    Cons

    Some of the managers didn't know what they were doing and shouldn't be in a supervisory position.

    Advice to Management

    It's not what you say it's how you say it! If you want respect you have to remember to give respect!



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