Peninsula Regional Medical Center

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Peninsula Regional Medical Center Reviews

Updated December 22, 2014
Updated December 22, 2014
13 Reviews
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  1.  

    Friendly and caring willing to help others

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Peninsula Regional Medical Center

    Pros

    Chances for advancement friendly type of working environment

    Cons

    I dont have any cons other than patient parking

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reach out more to your employees

  2.  

    Horrible place to work pay is very minimal and work load is very heavy.

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    Former Employee - CNA in Salisbury, MD
    Former Employee - CNA in Salisbury, MD

    I worked at Peninsula Regional Medical Center full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great nursing staff on the unit I worked on very supporting of each other, we were all like a small family.

    Cons

    No help from the supervisors or management in that hospital very little concern for how hard they work their staff with an overbearing work load with no more compilation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop letting employees concerns go on heard.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Revolving chaos

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    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Salisbury, MD
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Salisbury, MD

    I worked at Peninsula Regional Medical Center full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Smaller sized facility with great physicians and great potential. Geared toward research. Great education reimbursement program and great relationships with local colleges.

    Cons

    Management tends to operate in crisis mode, often compensates for losses by removing employee benefits. Had vacation time removed twice, 401k match removed, etc. within 3 years. Layoffs removed many seasoned nurses who were replaced with almost all new graduate nurses. ICU/PCU constantly understaffed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    Co-worker are great to work with.

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    Former Employee - Analyst, Operational Performance Improvement in Salisbury, MD
    Former Employee - Analyst, Operational Performance Improvement in Salisbury, MD

    I worked at Peninsula Regional Medical Center full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    For the most part, co-worker take a team approach.

    Cons

    Office culture is not good. Morale is not good. Pay per hour reduced, benefits reduced, anything that is easy to eliminate without impacting the benefits of executive staff has been reduced. Long time employees are somehow manipulated until they are fired instead of allowed to retire.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put yourself in the shoes of those who are on the front line. The community hears of the abuse of the staff and will eventually look elsewhere for services due to the disrespect of said employees and the poor morale as a result.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Too top heavy, not enough competency from management.

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    Former Employee - CNA in Salisbury, MD
    Former Employee - CNA in Salisbury, MD

    I worked at Peninsula Regional Medical Center full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you have the necessary skills/background, then there are many different areas that are available to you. Oncology, surgical, hemodialysis, joint replacement, cardiology, radiology etc. Plenty of areas to learn in if you get bored.

    Cons

    Favoritism runs rampant. Very difficult to get hired unless you know someone in the organization. Higher ups claim to be all about patient care, but their actions do not support their words. RNs are constantly overworked, and given more patients than they can adequately attend to. Recently dropped their retirement matching program completely. Raised the cost of benefits without improving their quality. Cut allotment of vacation days across the board. Yet, there was no commensurate reduction in pay from the VPs/CEO/COO etc. Layoffs. False promises about tuition payment. Low pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leave, or sell. You are too out of touch with the reality of the day to day stressors.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    It was OK

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    Former Employee - CNA
    Former Employee - CNA

    I worked at Peninsula Regional Medical Center full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Some of the staff was helpful/friendly, 3 day work week for those who did 12-hour shifts, good benefits, being able to help patients/advance in skills

    Cons

    Some of the staff (nurses) wanted you to do everything, no job security (a lot of layoffs),

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop being money hungry. Stop wasting money on over the top designs/upgrades that half the patients can't even use (ICU for example), listen to your employees, stop laying off then open several positions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  8.  

    Incredible health care services

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salisbury, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salisbury, MD

    I have been working at Peninsula Regional Medical Center full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    great doctors, great place to work, benefits are wonderful.

    Cons

    not enough parking spaces for the dayshift working 8-5

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work and communicate more.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unsatisfactory.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Peninsula Regional Medical Center

    Pros

    Taking care of patients. Some of the co-workers. 3-day work week (for some). Benefits

    Cons

    Pay. Budget cuts = MANY people getting laid off with little to no notice and vacation time getting taken away. Spending millions (and upper management making plenty) on useless things, but caregivers not getting paid much, and are losing their jobs. Getting presented with a plan to save millions within years, promising that no one will be drastically affected, then squeezing that time frame down to months, AND LAYING PEOPLE OFF. Basically, NO JOB SECURITY. Yet, they're still hiring.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Come out of your offices and talk to us. Don't send emails or pop up with mandatory meetings which contain life-changing news, which of course you're not there for.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10.  

    I feel very secure having my closest family members treated at this facility instead of other larger academic facilities

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    Current Employee - Clinical Manager in Salisbury, MD
    Current Employee - Clinical Manager in Salisbury, MD

    I have been working at Peninsula Regional Medical Center full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    extensive opportunities for learning - Evidence Based Practice conference, connections with local universities, ease of transitioning to other positions to keep my practice "fresh"

    Cons

    not yet magnet - it is going to take awhile to change the culture engrained. I would like to see more on-campus nursing/collaborative regional conferences.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep trying - it is so much better than it was 20 years ago. Stay transparent and remember that others are watching you role model excellent behavior

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Progressive organization always looking to build upon its successes.

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    Former Employee - Radiology
    Former Employee - Radiology

    I worked at Peninsula Regional Medical Center full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Being part of an organization filled with the best and the brightest. They excel operationally and functionally at providing the best patient care.

    Cons

    Pay could be slightly better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remove some of the institutionalized employees that cast a negative light. Performance is not the issue, but they tend to ruin the team dynamics.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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