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Boston Children's Hospital Reviews

Updated April 28, 2017
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Boston Children's Hospital President & CEO Sandra L. Fenwick
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Pros
  • Great place to work, High quality Science, Very good Benefits (in 35 reviews)

  • Childrens is a Great place to work (in 29 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Children's Hospital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful place to work where you look forward to going everyday. The greatest coworkers who will remain family.

    Cons

    Seeing so many sick children


  2. "Awesome"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Nirse Practitioner in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Nirse Practitioner in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Childrens is a Great place to work. It is a Supportive environment. Collaborative. You really feel like you're part of the team. Nurses are the best. I have been there for more than 20 years and would never go anywhere else

    Cons

    You have to work hard but it's worth it. There is tremendous satisfaction on a daily basis. Nothing I don't like.


  3. "Committed to a positive patient experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Warm and hospitable culture
    Lobby and entire hospital is designed to foster learning and enjoyment for children
    Friendly clinical staff and hospital workers

    Cons

    Low pay makes it difficult to afford costs of living in Boston


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  5. "It's a great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Human Resources is terrible in that they take forever to get anything done which is extremely frustrating

    Cons

    It is very flexible, the people are great

    Advice to Management

    please put more pressure on human resources to execute promotions, pay increases, etc.


  6. "Analyst"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boston Children's Hospital (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work environment, long wood is hub of medical research

    Cons

    No work life balance at all


  7. "Software developer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Boston, MA
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Children's Hospital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    the mission, the medical staff

    Cons

    the salaries are low; the raises are stagnant.

    Advice to Management

    increase IT salaries


  8. "BCH Thumbs up"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ambulatory Service Representative II in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Ambulatory Service Representative II in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Children's Hospital (More than a year)

    Pros

    good place to start out in healthcare

    Cons

    No much career advancement


  9. "Great place to work...depending on your department"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Writer in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Writer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great mission; easy to see the value of the organization's work day-in and day-out. Nice benefits including discounts at many local businesses. Challenging, fast-paced work and you're encouraged to pursue professional development opportunities.

    Cons

    Conservative and top-heavy culture. Many departments have a glut of managers and senior managers with not enough people producing. Very difficult to introduce change.


  10. "Good place to be a part of"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Patient Care Technician in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Patient Care Technician in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boston Children's Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Employee benefits are good and appreciated

    Cons

    Weekend shifts are not really fair

    Advice to Management

    Better pay for extra job responsibilities


  11. "Loved it"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people and teams, good hours

    Cons

    Low pay for research assistants, not a lot of movement up


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