UAMS Medical Center
3.6 of 5 56 reviews
www.uams.edu Little Rock , AR

UAMS Medical Center Reviews

Updated Apr 9, 2014

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87% Approve of the CEO

UAMS Medical Center Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D.

Dan Rahn, M.D.

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78% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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A descent place to start your career

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at UAMS Medical Center full-time

ProsBenefits, work-life balance, people around you

Consit is a non-profit organisation, so salary raises are a mirage.......

Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the good work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great benefits; pay not the greatest

Research/Clinical Program Manager (Former Employee)
Little Rock, AR

I worked at UAMS Medical Center full-time for more than 5 years

ProsBenefits are wonderful (sick/vacation, retirement match, tuition, citywide discounts, etc.), flexible hours, worked here for 7 years...would've moved up in the company, but I moved out of state.

ConsPay is not great, but that's most state institutes.

Advice to Senior ManagementCompensation should be based on years of experience; perhaps bonuses if available.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Horrible infrastructure and poor outlook in terms of job market

Medical Laboratory Scientist (Former Employee)
Little Rock, AR

I worked at UAMS Medical Center full-time for more than a year

ProsHolidays and vacation time were good as well as flexibility of scheduling.

ConsDepartmental politics and arrogance of upper management is bringing down the whole company.

Advice to Senior ManagementRemember why you decided to go into this field. It's about improving healthcare and training the future of Arkansas medicine.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Overall, the organization is a decent place to work.

Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Little Rock, AR

I have been working at UAMS Medical Center full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThe best reasons to work here are the benefits and the flexibility.

ConsThe main challenge to working in my current division is that one of the leaders does not have the background knowledge it takes to be in her current position. As a result, we have experienced some negative changes (i.e., high turnover) within the organization.

Advice to Senior ManagementTo better the organization, my advice to the director is to go back to square one and find out why the organization has changed overnight. It may also be very beneficial to consider promoting from within, instead of bringing in people from the outside and they make thousands more than those who have been here for a very long time. These two things right here may have retained those of greater value.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Solid place to work but not a lot of room for advancement

Project/Program Manager (Former Employee)
Little Rock, AR

I worked at UAMS Medical Center full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood overall job but UAMS is a very political environment. Benefits are good. Lots of federal holidays off and good job to raise with kids because you get a lot of vacation and time off. Most of which coincides with the time your kids have off.

Conspolitics can get in the way of real progress. t is difficult to get promoted and it is not a lot of upward mobility. They don't fire people so the same managers keep their jobs for years and there is rarely any movement.

Advice to Senior Managementconsider doing more thorough review process to get rid of managers who are running away good talent. Managers are also not held accountable for not meeting their goals.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at UAMS Medical Center

ProsThe benefits at UAMS are amazing! I'm sure this is why many employees stay here.

ConsNo real room for advancement.

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider adjusting pay outside of COL

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A small department of a hospital

Web Developer (Current Employee)
Little Rock, AR

I have been working at UAMS Medical Center full-time for more than a year

Prosa small department in little rock arkansas which is a natural state.

Consit is boring in Arkansas, very few people there. Not a good place for international people, low salaries.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great experience

Therapist (Former Employee)

I worked at UAMS Medical Center full-time for more than 3 years

ProsInsurance, vacation, colleagues, career advancement within.

ConsAcademia bureaucracy. Egos. Lower than average salaries.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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UAMS is a great plae to work

Systems Administrator - Intermediate (Current Employee)
Little Rock, AR

I have been working at UAMS Medical Center full-time for more than a year

ProsIt has excellent medical, dental, and 403b benefits

ConsYou aren't guaranteed a raise every year.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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So far, so good

Clinical Technologist (Current Employee)
Little Rock, AR

I have been working at UAMS Medical Center full-time for less than a year

ProsRetirement and other benefits, coworkers

ConsStarting pay is lower than other hospitals in the city.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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