Washington Hospital Healthcare System

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Updated April 21, 2015
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  1. Fantastic Place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA

    I worked at Washington Hospital Healthcare System part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits all around. Good hours. They even have an onsite child care.

    Cons

    No communication between Admins. Some of the supervisors have a superior complex.

    Advice to Management

    Get admins together and put back up in place.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Best pay in the area

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - CNA in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - CNA in Fremont, CA

    I have been working at Washington Hospital Healthcare System (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay, CNA's don't have too many duties

    Cons

    Per Diem staff get a max of 3 days per week

  3. Clerk

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Clerk
    Former Employee - Clerk

    I worked at Washington Hospital Healthcare System part-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Nice environment to work in. Unionized.

    Cons

    Management is poor in the clinic setting.

    Advice to Management

    Be nicer to your employees and don't pick favorites.

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  5. Director

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Washington Hospital Healthcare System full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Very good pay for a Bay Area Hospital.

    Cons

    Work environment could be a bit hostile.

  6. Helpful (2)

    DO SOMETHING BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA

    I worked at Washington Hospital Healthcare System full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Regular employees have NO VOICE! Only when it's something that management wants to hear. Upper management is being paid WAY TOO MUCH! for what they really do.

    Advice to Management

    For the Associate Administrators, take this hospital in a new direction before it gets bought-out like the others. Get away from the present views of the CEO. Work as a team and don't wait for a pat on the back from the CEO, because you won't get it. Fight to make decisions without shaking in your boots and waiting forever for her to make the final decision. Her ego is sending this hospital down the tubes and the employees with it!

  7. Helpful (2)

    Challenging and frustrating work environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Washington Hospital Healthcare System full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The health benefits are above standard and generous. WHHS is dedicated to it's patients and their care.

    Cons

    Upper Management/Executives approach to employee satisfaction is less than par.

    Advice to Management

    Allow staff to make recommendations and actually consider them. The employees are on the forefront and good insight.

  8. Going by the way of the dinosaur

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Washington Hospital Healthcare System

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits, cafeteria food is ok

    Cons

    Too many chiefs and not enough indians

    Advice to Management

    Look for a responsible healthcare organization to bail you out before it is too late.

  9. Helpful (3)

    Most of the people at WHHS are fabulous; however, the leadership team rules with fear and intimidation.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fremont, CA

    I have been working at Washington Hospital Healthcare System full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    The staff members at WHHS care for their patients and the patient's well-being is considered to be
    their first priority. Employees (non-management) in general exhibit a team player attitude and create a feeling of camaraderie in the workplace.

    Cons

    The leadership of this organization rule with fear and intimidation. Unfortunately, this leadership style has affected the culture of the organization and creates an underlying sense of fear which prohibits healthy contribution and growth. Leadership interaction is often unnecessarily negative and punitive regardless of facts. Team members are very aware of the consequences of speaking the truth and due to fear will deliver messages in alignment with senior leaders to prevent termination.

    Advice to Management

    WHHS leadership should embrace positive collaboration and truly empower members of the WHHS team to transform the culture of the organization to a positive environment where the goals of the organization and community can be met more effectively. The organizational culture should be such that negativity, fearful management tactics, and intimidation is considered intolerable throughout all levels of the organization.

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