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Akron Children's Hospital Reviews

Updated February 16, 2017
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Akron Children's Hospital President and CEO William H. Considine
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Pros
  • Great benefits, the people are really genuine & friendly (in 3 reviews)

  • Good retirement plan and tuition reimbursement (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • The job requires you to sit at a desk for an 8 hour shift, unless you are the part-time person who gives breaks (in 3 reviews)

  • When upper management was made aware little too nothing was done and retaliation was swift and fierce (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "A patient-family environment where caring and dedicated staff treat every child like their own."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Akron, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akron Children's Hospital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, dedicated staff, generous tuition reimbursement and other professional development incentives, ample opportunities to volunteer and give back, outstanding reputation in the community.

    Cons

    No organization is perfect, but Children's is a great place to work. They understand the importance of recognizing their strengths and weaknesses.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on organizational culture and increasing partnerships with services in the community to reach more patients and families facing challenges with access to care.


  2. "Starting pay"

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    Current Employee - Registered Nurse
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akron Children's Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good starting salary. Overtime opportunities. Self scheduling.

    Cons

    Not enough male female diversity. To many management options not in policy.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to work with staff more without being overly critical.


  3. "X-ray tech"

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    Current Employee - X-Ray Technologist
    Current Employee - X-Ray Technologist
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Akron Children's Hospital full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Friendly ,family oriented, team players.

    Cons

    Management does not always listen to employees.


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  5. "Best Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Akron, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Akron Children's Hospital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere. Promotes growth in employees. Positive environment with great benefits.

    Cons

    Parking is sometimes at a distance.

    Advice to Management

    Keep valuing employees and promoting employees to grow professionally.


  6. "RN"

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

    I have been working at Akron Children's Hospital part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Pediatric nursing offers meaningful work and provides opportunities for teaching and preventative care. Coworkers are mostly friendly and helpful.

    Cons

    Monetary compensation is below industry average. Healthcare benefits have high monthly premiums along with high deductible.


  7. "NICU Clinical Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Clinical Coordinator in Akron, OH
    Current Employee - Clinical Coordinator in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Akron Children's Hospital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    You can work as much Overtime as you want.

    Cons

    Short staffing is a problem


  8. "RN"

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

    I have been working at Akron Children's Hospital full-time

    Pros

    It is a great place to work. I love it here.

    Cons

    Don't get paid enough. People I work with aren't always nice or friendly.

    Advice to Management

    Try listening to employees.


  9. "clinical analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    lots of opportunities for careers changes within same organization

    Cons

    none , left due to moving out of state


  10. "Salary"

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

    Pros

    I really like the coworkers and the managers

    Cons

    too much work and not enough nurses to do it

    Advice to Management

    Please hire more nurses


  11. "Excellent place to work"

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    Former Employee - Nurse Practitioner in Akron, OH
    Former Employee - Nurse Practitioner in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Akron Children's Hospital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I worked here for over 6 years and only left because I moved out of state. Excellent care is provided and wonderful teamwork. Strives to fulfill the mission statement. Provides excellent opportunities for advancement and professional development. Strong shared governance structure.

    Cons

    The organization is experiencing rapid growth and expansion but still strives to maintain the culture of a small, community hospital.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to follow the mission statement. Continue to provide education, training and professional development opportunities. Continue to allow nursing to have a voice in decisions that impact delivery of care.



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