UCLA Health
3.5 of 5 64 reviews
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UCLA Health Reviews

Updated Feb 18, 2014
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3.5 64 reviews

                             

83% Approve of the CEO

UCLA Health President Dr. David T. Feinberg

Dr. David T. Feinberg

(12 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Great benefits, great doctors, great experience, good co workers, and median pay"
    in 8 reviews
  • "Good benefits package when offered"
    in 5 reviews
Cons:
  • "No work/life balance (I would get e-mails on a Sunday and respond to them right away"
    in 3 reviews
  • "Culture of fear and pressure - staff repeatedly humiliated in front of other staff at team meetings"
    in 2 reviews
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Best Company to Work For.

Staff Research Associate (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at UCLA Health full-time for more than 10 years

ProsTreats staff well. Nursing Management is fair and supportive. Institution is very forward-thinking and opportunistic. Doctors and nurses are amazing.

ConsEmployee parking rates are too expensive and spots are hard to find.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great work!

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

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Worked at a lab, job was sort of stable but did not see a career growth.

Chemist (Former Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I worked at UCLA Health full-time for more than 3 years

ProsBenefits are good since UCLA employees are state employees.

ConsStrict work times, robotic management

Advice to Senior Managementbe more flexible and human

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Great learning experience in the world of research.

Lab Assistant (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at UCLA Health part-time for less than a year

ProsThey train you for just about everything you need to do your job. It is very laid-back although you need to have great attention to detail.

ConsNot much room for growth. The hierarchy of the lab positions is extremely structured and you some of the work can be monotonous.

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Too many chiefs...

Physician (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at UCLA Health full-time for more than 10 years

ProsSmart people, dedication, excellent in patient care if you have some terrible disease, decent employee benefits.

ConsHorrible bureaucracy, too many over-paid administrators, poor coordination, very political especially in terms of salary and promotions.
Coordination of care is very bad, especially for outpatients.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake the company more fair and transparent.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Was a great place to work but in the end, did not act ethically and threw employees under the bus.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at UCLA Health part-time for more than a year

ProsGood working environment and pay. Opportunity to network. Middle management was great and led by example. Upper management could be caustic and budget problems created a tense environment.

ConsToo much bureaucracy and no employee loyalty.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe appreciative of your employees and communicate department issues sooner rather than later.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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UCLA is a great to work, learn, and play.

Staff Research Associate II (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at UCLA Health full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe benefits are great. Bar none.

ConsProgress is slow because of the many layers of red tap.

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease listen to your employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great starting point, great longevity.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at UCLA Health full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood benefits package when offered.

ConsUC and union disputes cause friction in the workplace.

Advice to Senior ManagementAgree to contract terms previously negotiated.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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The UCLA Health System is committed to maintaining the highest level of care.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at UCLA Health part-time for more than a year

ProsPassionate people on all levels committed to improving health.

ConsThe size of the entire system sometimes makes the bureaucracy hard to navigate.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the amazing work

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

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Patient care, paperwork, patience.

Staff Research Associate I (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at UCLA Health full-time for more than a year

ProsThe best thing about being a UCLA Health employee is the amazing health benefits I receive. Also, the limitless options of free lunches.

ConsThe beauty of bureaucracy flourishes at UCLA. Tasks may take up to weeks, if not months, to be completed because of some bureaucratic inefficiency.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up!

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

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Great Job at a sick bureaucracy

Director (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at UCLA Health full-time for more than 10 years

Proslots of focus on innovation

Conshuge punitive bureaucracy that stops the mission

Advice to Senior Managementrevamp HR completely

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

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