Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Reviews

Updated October 5, 2014
Updated October 5, 2014
62 Reviews
3.3
62 Reviews
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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital President & CEO Stephen K. Klasko, M.D., M.B.A.
Stephen K. Klasko, M.D., M.B.A.
5 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • This includes fantastic medical service, vacations, sick time and access to Center City (in 3 reviews)

  • Great people, and a dedication to the mission of providing healthcare to people in need (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Employees (non union) are treated very badly (in 3 reviews)

  • more flexibility for work life balance (in 2 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great Experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Staff Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Staff Nurse in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunities to move forward in career. Benefits package was good. The culture of the hospital felt positive.

    Cons

    Sometimes security issues during the night.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Best Healthcare experience, I ever experienced as an employee.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phila, PA

    I worked at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I worked with the best group of people and patient's.

    Cons

    Very hard Losing patient's with cancer.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Clinical pharmacist for a satelite

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    Former Employee - Clinical Pharmacist in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Clinical Pharmacist in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    State of the Art Clinical Pharmacy Practice

    Cons

    Commuting in and out of the city

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    pleasant

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Pros

    friendly environment; top notch care

    Cons

    difficult to think of any for per diem position. parking fee.

    Recommends
  6.  

    Great Culture and Teamwork

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The culture of the hospital is one of the best in Philadelphia. The nurses really do care about their patients and it seems more than just a paycheck.
    Benefits are very nice.
    Nurse/Doctor relationship is good.

    Cons

    They do not hire many support staff for RN. Majority of the time RNs have a patient assignment up to 7 patients without a CNA/Tech assisting them.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    One of the best hospitals in Philadelphia

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Phila, PA
    Current Employee - Manager in Phila, PA

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great culture and appreciation of employees

    Cons

    Department VP only deals with his favorites

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend sometime in your own departments

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Nurse Manager

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    Former Employee - Nurse Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Nurse Manager in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Autonomy and administrative support was outstanding.
    THE PEOPLE WERE AMAZING AMD VERY DEDICATED AND LOYAL!
    Clinical staff were allowed to focus on clinical operations.
    Small town atmosphere in big health system.
    Top health system in the US.
    Top clinical staff in the country.

    Cons

    Salary levels were a little low.
    Staff felt empowered to make change but need continued training to cultivate this innovative thinking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to implement leadership and training initiatives and support clinical staff with Lean and Six Sigma.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Research facility Good staffing Technologically advanced

    Cons

    Higher medical insurance costs
    Not competitive in pay

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Co-Op Through Drexel University

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Thomas Jefferson is a huge hospital and the opportunities are just as large, just make sure that you are a part of a field that you're interested in.

    Cons

    If anything I would say that the buildings are confusing to navigate.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    A good place to work

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Pros

    Fair pay, friendly and competent coworkers.

    Cons

    parking in the city is expensive

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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