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Boston Medical Center Reviews

Updated January 17, 2019
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Pros
  • "Free health insurance, life insurance, disability and multiple others if you want to pay" (in 21 reviews)

  • "Great Benefits and good location travel-wise" (in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • "Negative work environment, lack of support" (in 9 reviews)

  • "No parking included with my position" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Boston Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Great management and interesting work.

    Cons

    No major negative points to note.


  2. "Great experience"

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

    I worked at Boston Medical Center part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company and culture overall

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  3. "Pretty good company witjh good benifit"

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    Current Employee - Reimbursement Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Reimbursement Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The benefit there is very good. Free health care and discounts on public travel.

    Cons

    Not many opportunities to get to management positions


  4. "HORRIBLE, NO COMPASSION"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boston Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Benefits package, people, food, location

    Cons

    Everything else aka management values


  5. Helpful (1)

    "An interesting but overwhelming job"

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    Former Employee - Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Boston, MA

    I worked at Boston Medical Center part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Good clinical support.
    - Lots of autonomy
    - Good base salary

    Cons

    - Encouraged not to take lunch breaks
    - Work in a very small office in the ED
    - Forced to be part of the SEU 1099 union despite not receiving benefits if part-time


  6. "I Like it Here"

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

    I have been working at Boston Medical Center part-time

    Pros

    Pay, Employees, Ancillary staff, updated equipment, etc.

    Cons

    Cheap, ratios, management, etc, etc


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Awesome mission, but lacks ambition"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Incredible mission, doing necessary work, very fulfilling.

    Cons

    Lots of roadblocks to improvement, inter-departmental communication is severely lacking, many teams are slowed by poor responses from other departments.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Inpatient Pharmacy needs work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Lots of micromanagement at the inpatient pharmacy which leads to people leaving left and right. Very fast turn over. Managers have no management qualifications or skills.

    Cons

    Parking is expensive and far.
    Lot of micromanagement.

    Advice to Management

    Hire competent and qualified workers.


  9. "no work/life balance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Boston Medical Center full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay as well as mission

    Cons

    Union environment with no real standards and expectations and very difficult to bring about disciplinary action


  10. "Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Boston Medical Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Benefits and good location travel-wise

    Cons

    Raises are slow to arrive