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Advocate Health Care Reviews

Updated October 15, 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 59 reviews)

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

Cons
  • The work/life balance is not so great due to frequent meetings on days off (in 17 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 21 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (4)

    "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. "PATIENT CARE TEXH"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Advocate Health Care full-time

    Pros

    good hours in the field

    Cons

    no money in the field

  3. "Top Healthcare System"

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

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, people and pay

    Cons

    There really aren’t any negatives

    Advice to Management

    Lower cafeteria prices


  4. "Registered Nurse"

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

    I have been working at Advocate Health Care full-time

    Pros

    Supportive environment and coworkers. Management encourages career growth.

    Cons

    Schedules given weekly and not very accomodating.


  5. "Nice Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Advocate Health Care full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, friendly work environment

    Cons

    Top heavy with administration, no employee input on projects, mandated from the top down.

    Advice to Management

    Include employees in problem solving, buy in at the bottom of the heap will do morale well.


  6. "Advisor"

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

    I have been working at Advocate Health Care full-time

    Pros

    Support from management, benefits, schedule flexibility

    Cons

    Not adequate training into your position

    Advice to Management

    Keep the communication lines open as you are doing


  7. "Staff RN"

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    Current Employee - RN Staff Nurse
    Current Employee - RN Staff Nurse
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, good supporting culture, focused on excellence and growh.

    Cons

    The work/life balance is not so great due to frequent meetings on days off. Workload is often too great for safe and high quality patients' care.

    Advice to Management

    Lower the nurse-patient ratio. Provide more opportunities for meetings during the shift time.

  8. ","

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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

    Pros

    I enjoy my job here

    Cons

    we could be better staffed

    Advice to Management

    hire new nurses as fast as you can


  9. "New Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bloomington, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, work atmosphere, people, senior management

    Cons

    workload, offices, cafeteria, half hour lunches


  10. "Great organization, terrible department"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Advocate Health Care full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Department leadership leaves much to be desired.

    Advice to Management

    Take a better look at those who have been loyal to the organization, and most importantly, why are they choosing to leave.


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