Valley Health System (New Jersey)

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Updated April 22, 2015
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Valley Health System (New Jersey) President and CEO Audrey Meyers
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  1. Patient care .OB Surgical technician.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ridgewood, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ridgewood, NJ

    I worked at Valley Health System (New Jersey) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A Magnet Hospital voted best place to work on several occasion.Cares about its employees and the community it serves.

    Cons

    There is no down side about working there .I would still be working there .I relocated to another state.

  2. Great technology in IT

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Valley Health System (New Jersey) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of new technology and products

    Cons

    Little training. No growth opportunity. Weak IS management. Poor structure.

    Advice to Management

    Stop managing the IS Dept as if there is only 1 system. Add multiple levels so employees have a career path. Add a project management group to oversee larger projects.

  3. Great company to work for.

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    Former Contractor - Pharmacist in Ridgewood, NJ
    Former Contractor - Pharmacist in Ridgewood, NJ

    I worked at Valley Health System (New Jersey) as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing hospital. Great caring doctors. nurses, pharmacist and staff. Rewards employees.

    Cons

    Hours could be long depending on department

    Advice to Management

    Continue to listen to the employees.

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  5. Med/Surg RN Experience

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Ridgewood, NJ
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Ridgewood, NJ

    I have been working at Valley Health System (New Jersey) full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Some coworkers are very helpful and most charge nurses are willing to help. The pay and differentials are extremely competitive with nearby hospitals. When talking to nurses who work in neighboring hospitals, it seems as though the work environment and general patient outcomes are much better at Valley. Doctors are usually very nice, professional, and informative, and do not mind being called for further questions or orders.

    Cons

    Certain charge nurses, nurses, and PCA's are most of the time unwilling to leave the nurses station. This requires other nurses to help their patients in addition to their own assignments, and answer additional call bells, adding to workload. This can make shifts much more difficult and unsafe for patients.

    Advice to Management

    This manager makes herself very unavailable to coworkers, which is a feeling amongst nurses of all shifts. For a simple question, or major issue, it is extremely difficult to contact her for assistance.

  6. Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Valley Health System (New Jersey)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Gets more funding than any other hospitals, clean environment, and friendly staffs.

    Cons

    VIP treatment of certain patients. Cutting down on benefits.

    Advice to Management

    No matter what the status of patients, I believe they should be all treated equally with a respectful manner.

  7. Employee

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Ridgewood, NJ
    Former Employee - Engineer in Ridgewood, NJ

    I worked at Valley Health System (New Jersey) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, Good CEO

    Cons

    Don't have any off hand

  8. Staff RN

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    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Ridgewood, NJ
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in Ridgewood, NJ

    I worked at Valley Health System (New Jersey) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The nursing staff is great. They work together, help without having to be asked, strive for top-notch service to their patients, patients' families and co-workers. Nursing is always working to improve everyone's experience and outcome.

    Cons

    Can overrun your life with the constant committee meetings. Hard to advance unless you take on an improvement project or get deeply involved in any of the many ongoing initiatives. Have moved to an all BSN hiring policy.

  9. Valley treats their employees with respect.

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    Former Employee - Business Associate II in Teaneck, NJ
    Former Employee - Business Associate II in Teaneck, NJ

    I worked at Valley Health System (New Jersey) part-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There are many opportunities for growth. Also working for VHMG, my schedule was flexible and my manager worked around my school schedule.

    Cons

    Upper management was often disorganized. Our professional developments were dull and I found little purpose in them. Overall I enjoyed the company very much.

  10. Nice facility, but poor management

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    Former Employee - Staff Nurse in Ridgewood, NJ
    Former Employee - Staff Nurse in Ridgewood, NJ

    I worked at Valley Health System (New Jersey) part-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great ER doctors, nurses, techs, & staff!

    Cons

    Poor staff to patient ratio. Managers do not listen to their staff.

    Advice to Management

    The staff are on the front lines & know what needs to be improved; listen to them. Happy patients & employees=successful business.
    It's a shame that the same mistakes are made; money is spent on the wrong things here.

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    Valley Hospital Review

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Valley Health System (New Jersey) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    benefits, cafeteria, inappropriate handling of employee issues

    Cons

    Professionalism is not exhibited by management and lines are crossed by upper management. Directors seem to feel they are unapproachable and no loner need to prove anything. They have arrived where they want to be and the heck with everyone else.

    Advice to Management

    WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE, MANAGEMENT NEEDS TO BE EVALUATED IN GREATER DEPTH THAN PERHAPS THE LOWER LEVEL EMPLOYEES SIMPLY BECAUSE THEY MANAGE. HOW CAN THEY MANAGE IF THEY DON'T HAVE THE PROPER TRAINNG AND SKILLS TO DO SO.

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