Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital Reviews

Updated September 21, 2014
Updated September 21, 2014
94 Reviews
3.6
94 Reviews
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Northwestern Memorial Hospital President & CEO Dean M. Harrison
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33 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great Benefits, nice people to work with (in 13 reviews)

  • great location, great team members, beautiful hospital setting (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • I work on a patient care unit sometimes I am responsible for 15 patients on day shift (in 3 reviews)

  • Even though NMH sells itself as a great place for working mothers, it is not (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    I worked as a Supervisor of Registration Services at NMFF.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

    Pros

    The professional and caring atmosphere is definitely a plus. Northwestern Medicine offers is fair and they offer their employees so very much.

    Cons

    Being a hard working - dedicated person, I give 150% to my job. It makes life challenging when you have a family and outside responsibilities. However, time management is extremely important. The benefits of learning new, challenging things makes working at NMH a rewarding experience.

  2.  

    Great Company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern Memorial Hospital full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Professional work environment; No Micromanaging!

    Cons

    Pay a little low could be better

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Pct  in  Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Pct in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Northwestern Memorial Hospital part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I would have to say that the pay is ok, the benefits are ok. The company really do take care of there staff.

    Cons

    I would have to say that the work load is very heavy. The parking is terrible.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Sub-par

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern Memorial Hospital full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good experience, wide range of patients

    Cons

    Low tuition reimbursement, high nurse to patient ratios, low budget, management does not engage in improving work conditions, high turnover with staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees who are on the front-line of services if you want preeminent quality of care to your patients. It becomes a struggle to provide excellent care when we are bombarded with high ratios and little help. There always seems to be inadequate staffing, even from the float pools.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Institutionalized Disorganization

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Operations in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern Memorial Hospital full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great coworkers - dedicated, friendly staff. Good location, easily accessible by public transportation. Great health insurance.

    Cons

    Upper management is out of touch and consumed by the bottom line. Sweeping organizational changes are made with no consideration for the staff and with very little communication.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    it's ok

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northwestern Memorial Hospital full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place to work but under the right team lead

    Cons

    no directions from management what so ever

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great hospital to be at.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Northwestern Memorial Hospital part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    When working with a great team of nurses it causes for a great shift.

    Cons

    When management gets concerned with budgets it can be a mad house with short staff.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Brief, but varied.

    Former Employee - Legal Intern  in  Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Legal Intern in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Northwestern Memorial Hospital as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    I was trusted to get my work done. No micromanaging.

    Cons

    The other professionals have been working there for years. They were not quite aware that I needed help during my first few days.

  10.  

    Great for Professionals

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Psychiatric Technician  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Psychiatric Technician in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern Memorial Hospital full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and one of the top hospitals in the country

    Cons

    Can not think of anything.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on doing what you are doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Nice environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Northwestern Memorial Hospital full-time

    Pros

    It is in the heart of the city, excellent environment for patients

    Cons

    poor management, compensation, promotion, parking

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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