Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation

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Updated February 18, 2015
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  1. Worked as a RN in plastic surgery which included performing pre and post operative assessments and assisting in surgery

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    I was not expected to work weekend hours and the schedule was consistent. Benefits were good and I felt the pay was competitive based on my experience.

    Cons

    I was payed salary and was not compensated for hours that I worked beyond 40 which occurred often

  2. Opportunity for Growth Inside and Out

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Patient Service Representative in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Patient Service Representative in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    I was given the opportunity as well as encouraged to continue my education in order to not only improve my stance within the organization, but also for myself and my future endeavors.

    Cons

    Being a corporation of sorts, many of their universal constructs did not seem to apply to my department and took time to altar and make appropriate.

    Advice to Management

    Embracing the individual will help to generate ideas, quality care, and positivity.

  3. Six years and no advancement

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, building relationships with co-workers and patients. flexible work schedule and you dont take work home with you.

    Cons

    HEAVY lack of communication or just lack of honesty. No room for advancement in your department and impossible to transfer within. Becoming too political, feel like you are leaving the office rather than a health care facility where people are cared for.

    Advice to Management

    What happened to a genuine health care establishment? Dont turn your ear on those who express concern about management just because they are in a lower position. Those are the individuals you can learn a lot from and will help your department excel.

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  5. my review

    Current Employee - Customer Representative in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Customer Representative in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Some of the best people I have met and worked for.

    Cons

    salaries could have been better

    Advice to Management

    managers should be willing to cross train their employee

  6. NMFF now NMG

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Mid-level Clinician in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Mid-level Clinician in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good shopping nearby on Michigan Avenue, fun culture and most staff-members and physicians are friendly, decent on campus lunch options,

    Cons

    Very high and sometimes demanding patient volume, low salary compared to surrounding area medical centers considering the population, constant changes to benefits and management, lack of organization and leadership, awful patient billing policies.

    Advice to Management

    The run-around isn't effective, you need to have more control over your physicians, stop trying to fit square pegs into round holes, quit up-charging bills, hire more people who care about patients not just their academic status.

  7. call center supervisor

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    Current Employee - Call Center Supervisor in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Call Center Supervisor in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    downtown chicago, close to everything.

    Cons

    traffic, weather, parking and no growth potental

    Advice to Management

    egos to big on management team, they will lie to protect themselfs and the por management they are producing.

  8. NMFF is no more. Its all Nortwestern Medicine

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Looks good on resume, pay is decent

    Cons

    Thing are getting worse for employees since the merger

  9. Not really challenging enough!

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    Current Employee - Patient Access Representative in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Patient Access Representative in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation full-time

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

    Pros

    I feel that I'm helping patients but it's very simple.

    Cons

    Can't really think of any.

  10. Fun place to work at!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation

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

    Pros

    Great place to work for! Everyone is really friendly and will help you in any way possible. It is a great learning experience.

    Cons

    The system is a confusing at first but once you get the hang of it, it's easy to know the structure of the company.

  11. Dream Position for RN, great RN MD collaboration, physicians value the nurses in the organization

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - RN Faculty Foundation in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - RN Faculty Foundation in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Working in an excellent corporate structure where the health care team prides itself on providing the best care and outcomes possible while simultaneously providing high levels of customer service. Good communication with patients to help navigate the who's, how's, where's and why;s of the health care network.

    Cons

    High high volume of patients with high high volumes of tasks to be completed every day. Staffing turnover results in long searches for replacement staff with remaining staff workers overburdened for months trying to do the work of the open position.

    Advice to Management

    Good management. Difficult to move up wthin the system into management. I personally am trying to make the decision whether to stay in a front line position I have mastered and am no longer challenged in while waiting for a infrequent positional opening in management or go to another medical center in the city and hire at a management level. Hate to leave but difficult to stay in entry level position forever.

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