Riverside Health System (Virginia)

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Riverside Health System (Virginia) Reviews

Updated November 18, 2014
Updated November 18, 2014
13 Reviews
3.3
13 Reviews
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    riverside

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia) full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    They are Understanding and flexible that family comes first.

    Cons

    they are on the low end of pay scale

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work but...

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia) part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and company perks.

    Cons

    Health insurance premiums are expensive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen more to what the employee's have to say.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    False glory

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia)

    Pros

    making a difference in the lives of the patients I have come to know and love

    Cons

    Riverside does not look out for its employees, it tramples them if it means saving a quick buck. A final document was compromised without my being notified and ultimately, it messed my schedule up. This is a terrible organization to work for. They do not care for their employees, therefore are not seeing to proper care for their patients.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the suggestions of those who look to your leadership rather than take advantage of them. They're human.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Average large health care company to work for

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - STaff Registered Nurse in Newport News, VA
    Current Employee - STaff Registered Nurse in Newport News, VA

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia) part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nice people, good opportunities. Pleasant environment.

    Cons

    Always crying poormouth, very small raise, Try to make up for budget shortfalls by taking it out on employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Lead from the front, not behind

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    good place to work

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

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia)

    Pros

    a lot to learn

    Cons

    need to care the employees more

  7.  

    LPN- LTC

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Williamsburg, VA
    Former Employee - Licensed Practical Nurse in Williamsburg, VA

    I worked at Riverside Health System (Virginia) full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Awesome co-workers, Overtime. Recommends this company to a friend, but don't do a LTC facility.

    Cons

    Nurse to patient ratio 1:25, impossible to every finish your shift on time, not easy to transfer from one facility to another facility within organization.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    I had a great experience working as a part time life guard at Riverside.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - LIfe Guard in Gloucester, VA
    Former Employee - LIfe Guard in Gloucester, VA

    I worked at Riverside Health System (Virginia) part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pros are, I received on the spot training, and became certified as a lifeguard as a part of the hiring process. Also, being a team member of Riverside Health Systems gives you access to all of Riverside's gyms and facilities.

    Cons

    The only cons I see in this position are weak compensation for life guards, being slightly underpaid compared to our competitors who received $9+ per hour to guard.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Other than equal compensation for life guards, continue doing great things.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Loved the atmosphere while I was there. Fun place to work and your work helps to better people's lives (or save a life!)

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Unit Secretary in Gloucester, VA
    Current Employee - Unit Secretary in Gloucester, VA

    I have been working at Riverside Health System (Virginia) full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Meaningful job. Interesting work. Decent pay. Yearly review/raise.
    Differential pay for working nights or weekends. My base pay was only $10.25.

    Cons

    It was hard to fit in at first. I've noticed when there are new employees other "old" employees give them the cold shoulder until you earn their respect.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employees that don't want to work nights should have the option to rotate day and night shifts.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great culture and nice people to work with.

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Newport News, VA
    Former Employee - Analyst in Newport News, VA

    I worked at Riverside Health System (Virginia) full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great corporate culture, high level leadership is focused on employees and patient care.

    Cons

    I don't think this is indicative of every department, but my manager wasn't the best mentor.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire better mid-level managers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good Company, Great Employees

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport News, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport News, VA

    I worked at Riverside Health System (Virginia) full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Caring employees and staff, great company culture. You truly feel like you are apart of a family with Riverside. The employees go above and beyond with little recognization by leadership.

    Cons

    Hiring freezes, department downsizing, hard to transfer to an advanced role

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees in order to retain great talent, there are so many quality employees that leave due to their voice not being heard or their inability to move into advanced roles within the company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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