MedStar Washington Hospital Center

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MedStar Washington Hospital Center Reviews

Updated August 2, 2014
Updated August 2, 2014
44 Reviews

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  1.  

    Down to Earth

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    Current Employee - Process Improvement Intern  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Process Improvement Intern in Washington, DC

    I have been working at MedStar Washington Hospital Center as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Really understanding and interested in the intern learning

    Cons

    There is no opportunity to travel

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great supervisor!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    I had a good experience working with Washington Hospital Center

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    Former Employee - Case Manager
    Former Employee - Case Manager

    I worked at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I love working with the mental health population

    Cons

    Not having your own office

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I really have no advice for management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Data Documentation

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    Former Employee - Bio_Data Analyst and Report Builder  in  Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Bio_Data Analyst and Report Builder in Washington, DC

    I worked at MedStar Washington Hospital Center part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    MedStar has excellent system in data documentation,

    Cons

    Database experts and managers need to have equal knowledge to understand front end users of the data.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Managers need to have good knowledge of the needs of front end users and database experts.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Best Hospital in the Area

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    Former Employee - Manager  in  Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Manager in Washington, DC

    I worked at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Many opportunities to grow and work in different areas. Largest hospital in the metropolitan DC area and one of the best.

    Cons

    There had been significant organizational leadership of the the years that I worked there and it created a very unhealthy work environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leaders need to be role models and demonstrate behaviors they expect of their team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    I was very much occupied in summarizing patients data for Doctors of seven MedStar Hospitals.

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    Former Employee - Data Analyst  in  Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Washington, DC

    I worked at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I was always busy summarizing patients data for reports and displaying data views in real time.

    Cons

    There has been knowledge gaps in understanding Doctors needs for timely and accurately report preparation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A Data analyst or a statistician has to work directly with Doctors and other staff wanting to get reports.

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    great place to work and learn

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    Current Employee - Staff Nurse  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Staff Nurse in Washington, DC

    I have been working at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    collaborative environment, stimulating learning, diverse patient population

    Cons

    parking is still an issue

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    I've never met a stranger at Washington hospital, we are all family.

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    Current Employee - Protective Services  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Protective Services in Washington, DC

    I have been working at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and staff.
    Safe and clean environment
    stellar in house police department I may be a tad bias on that
    statement.

    Cons

    Parking, the cafeteria could have better pricing.
    did I mention parking? ?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management is taken great strides in making Washington hospital
    An even better place to work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    NIce

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    Current Employee - Dietary Worker  in  Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - Dietary Worker in Fremont, CA

    I have been working at MedStar Washington Hospital Center

    Pros

    Great pay when compared to other companies doing similar tasks. Great benefits for those who have become full-time. Great management

    Cons

    This place can get extremely busy during the peak season. When this happens, people call in sick and you are forced to pick up the slack ten fold.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what is being done. This truly is a great place to work with great pay and benefits for all.

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  10.  

    It was a great opportunity to advance in my career with the skill sets I had and acquire new ones.

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    Former Employee - Patient Access Officer  in  Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Patient Access Officer in Washington, DC

    I worked at MedStar Washington Hospital Center full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    It has great job opportunities,the best medical benefits, education and pay is not bad at all but most of all you meet some lifelong friends and comrades.

    Cons

    because its a hospital your always expected to be there rain, sleet, snow or shine and that doesn't always work out for employees

    Recommends
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    I work in the er and I take the people who come in with pain in there chest so I am the ekg tech

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    Former Employee - Cardio Tech  in  Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Cardio Tech in Washington, DC

    I worked at MedStar Washington Hospital Center part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    You get to meet different people and see a lot of things. It makes me feel good because I am helping people plus Washington Hospital Center has the best Cardio Doctors.

    Cons

    It is a very fast pace job and you have to be on point at all times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Always take care of your self and eat right to prevent Heart problems and fluids around your heart

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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