St. Joseph Medical Center Reviews

Updated March 2, 2015
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  1. SJMC, Stockton

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at St. Joseph Medical Center as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Dedicated and mission oriented. willing to work long hours to accomplish their goals.

    Cons

    Stove pipes, poor horizontal communication

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Revisit information flows and adjust to improve.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Unorganized

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Faculty Physician in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Faculty Physician in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at St. Joseph Medical Center full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Global organization encouraging advancing career with tuition reimbursement.

    Cons

    Medical leadership is an all boys club. Even if you are well qualified educated if you are girk you will not be promoted.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Physican leadership needs to have more women

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. I have been working at St. Joseph Medical Center

    Pros

    Dont really have one, but its a community based hospital where research is not given much improtance

    Cons

    management is difficult to be convinvced to believe in patient care outcomes achieved with more clinical projects

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    same as above, can assign appropriate task to appropriate people and better utilize the resources they have

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  5. Mediocre Hospital in Houston

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    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Houston, TX

    I worked at St. Joseph Medical Center

    Pros

    It's a job and that is all.

    Cons

    Management, culture, quality of patient care, treatment of new employees, overworked cranky nurses.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Train the trainers. Change the culture. Change current employee attitudes towards new employees. Be consistent, improve communications, provide proper equipment for nurses and stop overloading nurses. Change or continue to expect an exodus.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. Very friendly and helpful staff with focus on patient care

    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Imaging in Towson, MD
    Current Employee - Imaging in Towson, MD

    I have been working at St. Joseph Medical Center

    Pros

    The people in the department and throughout the hospital are generally very nice people to work with. Parking garage for employees is free and kept clean, as is the hospital itself.

    Cons

    Too many managers and pay is low compared to other hospitals in immediate and even rural areas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase salaries to comparable within region. Make a schedule and stick with it for more than 2 weeks.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. Amazing Place to Work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at St. Joseph Medical Center

    Pros

    Helping the people in the community. Meeting new faces.

    Cons

    The one challenge is working during the winter holidays however the winter holidays are rotated by the team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8. Great environment to launch a career

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at St. Joseph Medical Center full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly and helpful group of professionals all focused on the overall goal of delivering the best care available. Management activly supports individual growth and developement in all aspects of the center.

    Cons

    Some aspects of the organizations work is outsourced to cut overhead resulting in differing internal controls and goals. The use of outsourcing contractors whom have their own goals might interfear with the goals of the parent organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to do more research on these contractors and be more thorough in there implementation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. Wonderful place to work!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - INTAKE NURSE in Joliet, IL
    Former Employee - INTAKE NURSE in Joliet, IL

    I worked at St. Joseph Medical Center full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good HR policies, good benefits.

    Cons

    I acn't think of any cons.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Technology

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Medical Technologist in San Mar, MD
    Current Employee - Medical Technologist in San Mar, MD

    I have been working at St. Joseph Medical Center part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Job opportunities for many specialist

    Cons

    Salary is not compatible to cost of living.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay employees more money

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. interesting

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    Former Employee - House Keeper in Yonkers, NY
    Former Employee - House Keeper in Yonkers, NY

    I worked at St. Joseph Medical Center part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    friendly work environment, encouraging staff

    Cons

    upper management played favorites with employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Speak to employees more

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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