Nationwide Children's Hospital

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Nationwide Children's Hospital Reviews in Columbus, OH

Updated August 19, 2014
Updated August 19, 2014
53 Reviews

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Nationwide Children's Hospital CEO Steven Allen
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Lots of great things about the Research Institute at Childrens (in 5 reviews)

  • Includes a Gym facility and great Employee Wellness incentives (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance at times can be challenging due to high demands (in 2 reviews)

  • It doesn't seem like anything is done when managers consistently receive low employee satisfaction surveys and have high turnovers in the department (in 2 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great place to work!

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    Former Employee - Family Liaison  in  Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Family Liaison in Columbus, OH

    Pros

    A great environment to work in, beautifully done new hospital and wonderful staff members. Everyone truly cares about the children and families that walk through their doors. Good employee benefits, compensation and overall work environment.

    Cons

    I personally did not have any cons.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work

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    Former Employee - Patient Access  in  Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Patient Access in Columbus, OH

    Pros

    Easy to advance, nice people to work with

    Cons

    Work-life balance, not a lot of flexability on work hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Excellent

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Aide  in  Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Research Aide in Columbus, OH

    Pros

    The people there are dedicated and persistent, absolutely marvelous. The pay was fair and increased, they treated me very well and the service was excellent.

    Cons

    I cannot think of one con.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better coffee.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    best place to work

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    Former Employee - Project Manager  in  Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Columbus, OH

    Pros

    Takes care of their employees

    Cons

    I really can not think of one.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Tried to keep your best employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    I work in a non-clinical area of this excellent Children's Hospital

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    Current Employee - Program Coordinator  in  Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Columbus, OH

    Pros

    Well-respected institution in the community. Great mission. Good benefits. Interesting people.

    Cons

    At least in the non-clinical areas, opportunities for advancement in pay and position are not common.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    For Every Child

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    Former Employee - Program Manager  in  Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Columbus, OH

    Pros

    Fair compensation, good team values, strong desire to do the right thing.

    Cons

    No cons at this time worth mentioning.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase visibility.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Medical Laboratory Scientist  in  Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Medical Laboratory Scientist in Columbus, OH

    Pros

    I love my job here at Nationwide Children's Hospital

    Cons

    It's hard seeing sick children on a daily basis

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    good place to work, weru nice people

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    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Scientist I  in  Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Post Doctoral Scientist I in Columbus, OH

    Pros

    This hospital has mission to be one of the best in US. The research institute leads many inter-disciplinary projects.

    Cons

    People at the research institute could colaborate more

  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great experience if you're not concerned with advancement or compensation

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    Current Employee - Systems Programmer  in  Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Systems Programmer in Columbus, OH

    Pros

    The work environment in the Research Institute is great and relaxed. Plenty of good people to work with and work for. Includes a Gym facility and great Employee Wellness incentives.

    Cons

    Annual reviews and salary are bare minimum and below cost of living, which means you're losing money every year you work there. Benefits are so-so, but could be less expensive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Buyer

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    Current Employee - Buyer  in  Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Buyer in Columbus, OH

    Pros

    Great culture, management empowers staff, Many project opportunities, progressive organization

    Cons

    Poor Healthcare benefits, high deductible plans only

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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