Planned Parenthood Reviews

Updated August 26, 2015
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Pros
  • Opportunity to work on important issues like health care for women (in 10 reviews)

  • good benefits, adequate training time (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance is nearly impossible (in 5 reviews)

  • It also pays like a non-profit pays so there's that (in 8 reviews)

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  1. HCM

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Health Center Manager in Independence, MO
    Current Employee - Health Center Manager in Independence, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    This company believes in helping you advance in your career if you wish to. They have better than average start out pay.

    Cons

    I really would not say that they have very many other than the office is just like any other medical office and you have to work late, but that is healthcare

    Advice to Management

    Always believe in yourself, be very fair and open minded. The people you work for, with or who work for you are just an important as you are.


  2. PPFA entry level position

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Intelligent, hard-working staff doing important and relevant work.

    Cons

    Can be clique-y and sort of self righteous c

    Advice to Management

    Mentor younger staff more


  3. Great Organization

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Networking, working for a cause

    Cons

    Time consuming, lifestyle of a job


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  5. Health Educator

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of great direct service experience, wonderful for first time full time employment. Enjoyed the culture and the opportunity to learn a lot about working in the community environment.

    Cons

    Limited availability for growth and small funding opportunities. The abilities of staff could have been further reached.

    Advice to Management

    Be sure to allow employees room for growth when it is available and assist them to take on roles that are out of their comfort zones.


  6. Clinician

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    Current Employee - Clinician in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Clinician in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Passionate staff, appreciative patients, inspiring work.

    Cons

    Lack of complete autonomy, as there are specific medical protocols which are followed by all affiliates


  7. Health Care Specialist

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Planned Parenthood full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employees are passionate about their work and give 1000% of themselves.

    Cons

    Limited opportunities to advance within the company

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff


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    medical assistant

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    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Planned Parenthood (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great benefits and pay was ok

    Cons

    fired because I was pregnant


  9. Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Planned Parenthood full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic place to work. Must be motivated by the mission. Dynamic workplace with great opportunities. Would recommend to others.

    Cons

    Difficult and sometimes emotional work on a daily basis. Must be motivated in order to keep up and not be burnt out.

    Advice to Management

    No comments for management. This is a great place to work. Have to have worked here, would work here again.


  10. Unorifessional

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    Former Employee - Community Health Educator in Reading, PA
    Former Employee - Community Health Educator in Reading, PA

    Pros

    Latitude with schedule, comp time

    Cons

    Completely disorganized and a lot of favoritism.

    Advice to Management

    Train directors not to allow their personal feelings to dictate who they will give responsibilities to.


  11. RHA

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    Former Employee - Reproductive Health Assistant
    Former Employee - Reproductive Health Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Planned Parenthood part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, learn a lot, get to help people, the pay is pretty decent is you have no kids or major obligations...perfect for college students.

    Cons

    The cliques. Admin always changes protocol, a lot of work, the call center does NO wrong!

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the staff... There is a lot that the workers observe & witness in order to make the workplace a better environment.



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