PinnacleHealth System Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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  1. Fantastic Work Culture

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Harrisburg, PA

    I have been working at PinnacleHealth System full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Customer Service Initiatives are excellent! There are prescribed ways of dealing with everyone in the environment that help preserve a position way of dealing with everyone at every level.

    Cons

    As in every job, there are those who are incompetent who get promoted, or get to keep their jobs. I am not sure what can actually be done about this... Their internal equity ratings seem low among employees by department. Nurses, in particular, seem unhappy...however those in admin seem very happy. Days of are MINIMAL. This was the worst part of the employment compensation package. The President/CEO is kind of mean and does not follow simple workplace procedure when seen around campus.

    Advice to Management

    None.


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    RN

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - RN Staff Nurse in Mechanicsburg, PA
    Former Employee - RN Staff Nurse in Mechanicsburg, PA

    I worked at PinnacleHealth System full-time

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

    Pros

    * Patient Centered * Transfers /opportunities for learning new areas * Bonuses * Family culture * Lots of opportunity for OT * Holidays are paid 2.5x * Fair compensation for experience * Access to new technology * Ability to work for a Magnet Hospital with several certificates of specialty

    Cons

    * Day / Night rotations - hard on any human. * High patient to staff ratios - float pool helps when they can * Every other weekend * No solid dayshift even for senior nurses

    Advice to Management

    *Increase shift differential * Consider every 3rd weekend * Prior to setting expectations, ensure they can be met


  3. Great experience

    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PinnacleHealth System

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

    Pros

    PinnacleHealth offers competetive pay and benefits as well as promotional opportunities for their staff. They are innovative and committed to their community.

    Cons

    I have been very satisfied with my career at PinnacleHealth Syetem.


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  5. Pinnacle

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PinnacleHealth System

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

    Pros

    Their differential pay is good.

    Cons

    No paternity leave benefits. Maternity leave requires some pto


  6. Warning: Unions needed

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PinnacleHealth System

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

    Pros

    Plenty of Overtime, so good luck

    Cons

    You will never get a raise(.)

    Advice to Management

    Just No.


  7. Coding medical charts for multi specialty and family practice along with auditing and education.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coding and Compliance Specialist
    Current Employee - Coding and Compliance Specialist

    I have been working at PinnacleHealth System full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The work environment is team oriented within the coding department.

    Cons

    Its challenging when your leader does not have a complete understanding of medical coding.

    Advice to Management

    The individuals that lead the departments need to have an understanding of the jobs that they over see. They also needs to understand the ethics that are taken when certain certifications are obtained.


  8. Great place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PinnacleHealth System

    Pros

    The relationships with my co-workers was fantastic.

    Cons

    Company is still growing and maturing


  9. Non-nursing

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Non-nursing in Harrisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Non-nursing in Harrisburg, PA

    I worked at PinnacleHealth System full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Defiantly patient focused. I enjoyed helping the patients. I liked the easy commute back and forth to work.

    Cons

    They don't treat their employees well at all. I left the Neuro office. The manager was more interested In being friends with her employees than implementing rules for ALL.

    Advice to Management

    It never pays to be friends with the employees & give special treatment!


  10. My first nursing job

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Nurse in Harrisburg, PA
    Former Employee - Staff Nurse in Harrisburg, PA

    I worked at PinnacleHealth System full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    -Great nursing mentors on the floor. -Wide variety of patient experience to be had. -Support in obtaining certifications and continuing education. -Uniforms to distinguish staff roles easily. -Magnet hospital, lots of nursing empowerment. -Frequent nursing in-services that are staff driven. -Teaching hospitals are great places to learn!

    Cons

    -Not a lot of cultural understanding or support among some members of staff for the military dependent lifestyle. I found that this was an inter-department issue and over heard disparaging talk regarding military spouses and how frequently they move, "why do we hire them anyway?" sort of thing. -Working the popular day/night swing shift could be rough, runs of days or nights could be as short as a week each with an expected turn around time of ending a night shift Monday morning and being back for day shift on Tuesday.


  11. great love working here but time for a change

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Harrisburg, PA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Harrisburg, PA

    I have been working at PinnacleHealth System full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    the hours are second shift would love day time hours and weakeends off

    Cons

    extra hours sometimes is not bad however draining

    Advice to Management

    none



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