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Alexian Brothers Health System Reviews

Updated June 18, 2017
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  • Lots of times direct patient care staff are short staffed and there is a high turn over rate w/direct patient care because of how stressful the job is (in 6 reviews)

  • Organizational commitment to work-life balance needs improvement (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Excellent health system"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Physician in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Current Employee - Physician in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    This is a friendly environment
    Tha administration is proactive.
    The work and renumeration is rewarding.
    Overall, a great place to work.

    Cons

    There are so many changes in healthcare and so the environment is uncertain. There are many takeovers in healthcare and Alexian is also adapting.

    Advice to Management

    More transparency


  2. "Excellent employer with good benefits and work environment"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alexian Brothers Health System full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Other employees are mission focused
    People who work here seem happy with their jobs
    Great benefits that cover my families needs
    They still give raises when I know other employers have stopped giving raises

    Cons

    Don't like that housekeeping was outsourced. Feels like we can't ask them to do anything

    Advice to Management

    Keep communicating with all employees about the continuing changes that are going on. I appreciate the meetings that we have to talk about what is happening at Alexian

  3. "Working For Mankind"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Board of Councelors in Elk Grove, IL
    Former Employee - Board of Councelors in Elk Grove, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alexian Brothers Health System (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Was the best experience in healthcare I have ever had

    Cons

    The environment is ever changing because the industry is ever changing

    Advice to Management

    Keep changing


  4. "The most satisfying work experience of my 35 years in health care."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Facilitator in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Current Employee - Facilitator in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alexian Brothers Health System full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They have a very strong employee wellness program and employee satisfaction is very important to the organization.

    Cons

    As the merger with Ascension and other partnerships with area hospitals has taken place, there are more layers when when requiring services and help from the IT department.

    Advice to Management

    The constant changes that are taking place with the organization are very challenging for all.


  5. "Volunteer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Volunteer in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Current Employee - Volunteer in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Very well managed and great learning experience

    Cons

    it is very Competitive to get in to

    Advice to Management

    time to discuss policies


  6. "Positive work environment"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alexian Brothers Health System full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Love working for alexian brothers, everyone very helpful and feels like a "family". Co workers seem to genuinely care about making sure you are comfortable. Great management.

    Cons

    Pay could be a little higher, but overall very satisfied with the organization.
    Weekend work could be less (I wrk every other weekend)

    Advice to Management

    Continue to do what you're doing. Improvements and changes are continuing to be made for the better and I am very satisfied.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Patient Account Representative"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Patient Account Representative in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Former Employee - Patient Account Representative in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alexian Brothers Health System full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    This is a rewarding job/employer as long as you give an honest days work, are dedicated and have a positive attitude. Management is always open to suggestions and will implement those that have merit.

    Cons

    Most of the employees were very nice. Watch out for those with negative attitudes and don't get caught up in it. That could ruin your experience.

    Advice to Management

    Great working for you. I would recommend to people who have a good working integrity.

  8. "Project Analyst II"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Analyst II in Des Plaines, IL
    Current Employee - Project Analyst II in Des Plaines, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alexian Brothers Health System full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    My co-workers are friendly and caring. The organization is faith-based and ethical and proves this in the actions.

    Cons

    I believe their salary range can be a bit lower than the standard.

    Advice to Management

    I think there needs to be more communication between deepartments.


  9. "Outpatient therapist/Intake Assessments"

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    Current Employee - Out Patient Therapist in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Current Employee - Out Patient Therapist in Hoffman Estates, IL

    I have been working at Alexian Brothers Health System full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I would like to new changes, and learn new things

    Cons

    I do not think about anything bad

    Advice to Management

    Continuing doing their best


  10. "Adult Day Care"

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    Current Employee - Clinic Scheduler in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Clinic Scheduler in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Alexian Brothers Health System full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Super duper place to work.

    Cons

    there is nothing bad about Pace


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