University of Connecticut Health Center
3.6 of 5 17 reviews
www.uchc.edu Farmington, CT 1000 to 5000 Employees

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University of Connecticut Health Center Interim President of the University of Connecticut Philip E. Austin

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I worked at the University of Connecticut Health Center for 1 and a half years post graduation from UConn.

Research Assistant (Former Employee)
Farmington, CT

I worked at University of Connecticut Health Center as a contractor for more than a year

ProsDedicated Staff and Faculty, generally a good atmosphere, Great benefits, flexible work schedule. I personally benefited from a fantastic supervisor/ P.I.

ConsWhile Farmington is a great place, getting here at times can be a challenge depending on time of day/ home location

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

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Research opportunity between major hubs

Research Scientist (Current Employee)
Storrs, CT

I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 10 years

Prosacademia, state university, good benefits

Consdistance to Boston and New York, small number of research faculty

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Atmosphere. Dedicated Management an

Graduate Student (Current Employee)
Farmington, CT

I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 3 years

ProsResearch and lab facility are great. Most of UCHC Classes can be taken by UConn grad students. In between Boston and NYC

ConsDistance to main campus. No shuttle but frequent buses to Hartford.

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

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Intern (Current Employee)
Farmington, CT

I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center part-time for more than a year

ProsSmall department, offers good learning experience for beginners

ConsSmall department, a lot of work to be done, a little unorganized

Advice to Senior ManagementClinical Engineering Manager would help.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very professional, nice atmosphere

Statistician (Former Employee)
Farmington, CT

I worked at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 3 years

ProsProfessional, great benefits, nice coworkers, mission of workplace to help others obtain excellent healthcare. Coworkers and managers were always respectful and helpful. great teamwork in department. Onsite cafeteria. Huge facility, felt like its own "mini city". Felt lucky to have worked there.

ConsWork was repetitive- Would have like more contact with patients and families. Often a long walk from parking to work. Sometimes had to take a shuttle from remote lots.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Exciting place to work!

Faculty Member (Current Employee)
Farmington, CT

I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 10 years

Proscollaborative, interactive, invested group of researchers and clinicians. Great support from the Governor and the state.

ConsI can't think of any cons.

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

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Research Assistant III (Current Employee)
Farmington, CT

I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 8 years

ProsState benefits, pension, flexibility, great for research development
Large interaction between other labs for questions

ConsState deficit issues impact our raises, or lack there of
Unions
Hard to move around and branch out of your area

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Nice Place to work

Graduate Student (Current Employee)
Farmington, CT

I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 3 years

ProsHad the best supervisor/PI. Everyone is easy going. Most genetic researchers are excited as Jackson Laboratory is currently under construction along with extending John Dempsey Hospital

ConsDifficult to commute between UConn and UConn Health Center. In frequent bus service during weekends and nights that makes life difficult for researchers

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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ok but definitely a cog in big state run enterprise

Staff (Current Employee)
Farmington, CT

I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center part-time for more than 5 years

Prospretty place, nice people, academic environment which is nice for a hospital

Consseems somewhat dysfunctional as state budgetary concerns enter into staffing equation

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Professional work environment - heavy on senior management - no advancement

Management (Current Employee)
Farmington, CT

I have been working at University of Connecticut Health Center full-time for more than 8 years

ProsWork environment is good - state benefits are very good - other employees are very professional and

ConsSalary is low - advancement is unheard of - new employees are compensated better than existing employees - lack of transparency - unionization of workforce (even the physicians!)

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to focus on employee satisfaction - as well as patient satisfaction

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

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