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Advocate Health Care Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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Advocate Health Care President and CEO Jim Skogsbergh
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Pros
  • Great place to work with good benefits (in 51 reviews)

  • Awesome co-workers and great work/life balance (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • Due to being short staff, employees have a poor work/life balance due to being mentally and physically tired (in 13 reviews)

  • I was there less than a year and I can tell you that if you did not know upper management you were not advancing (in 20 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    "Work environment"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Park Ridge, IL
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Park Ridge, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Advocate Health Care full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I have been working for 15 years as RN. A facility is an excellent place. Management listens to your concerns. Coworkers work together as a team.

    Cons

    They don't have adequate education benefit.


  2. "Contact Rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Advocate Health Care full-time

    Pros

    Positive work environment and opportunities for growth

    Cons

    None I've personally experienced or heard.

  3. "Great Personalities"

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    Current Employee - Resident Physician
    Current Employee - Resident Physician
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Advocate Health Care full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lovely faculty and staff. Great patient population.

    Cons

    Expensive area to live and travel.


  4. "Case Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good company overall. Easy stuff to learn if you're there to work.

    Cons

    Late and absence policy is very strict.


  5. "Very corporate approach to research"

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    Former Employee - Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Clinical Research Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Advocate Health Care full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good team work on the day to day projects

    Cons

    Very corporate approach, Unrealistic KRAs that most employees do not even understand, Higher management disconnect

    Advice to Management

    Improve communication with employees


  6. "Financial Counselor"

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    Former Employee - Financial Counselor
    Former Employee - Financial Counselor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Advocate Health Care full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits! PTO increases with years of service, choice of ppo or hmo. Some companies do not offer a choice. Dental, vision, short and long term disability and more

    Cons

    No cons at this time ( twenty word minimum) however, no con this time


  7. "Cma"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Advocate Health Care full-time

    Pros

    I only worked there for 1 month

    Cons

    Not a very welcoming environment

  8. "BEST COMPANY TO WORK IN"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Park Ridge, IL
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Park Ridge, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Advocate Health Care full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits, Culture of safety.

    Cons

    Can't think of any. The Pros outweigh the Cons


  9. "Care manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Advocate Health Care full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to advance if you choose

    Cons

    Always talking about change/improvements but move very slow


  10. "Nurse Care Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Advocate Health Care part-time

    Pros

    Compensation, parking, management, technology, training

    Cons

    Teamwork, nurse patient ratios, high turnover


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