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Brigham and Women's Hospital Reviews

Updated July 16, 2018
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Brigham and Women's Hospital President Elizabeth G. Nabel
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Pros
  • "provide Good benefits and Good health coverage" (in 53 reviews)

  • "great benefits, easy commute, great people" (in 45 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very low pay for work that’s requested" (in 20 reviews)

  • "Little room for growth in clinical labs" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Program Coordinator in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Program Coordinator in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brigham and Women's Hospital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are some of the best !!!!

    Cons

    It has the problems inherent in any large bureracy.

    Advice to Management

    It is difficult to know what to say ....


  2. "Core manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Brigham and Women's Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Flexiblility, more secured, great health insurance

    Cons

    Not well paid, annoying administrative work sometimes

  3. "Practice Coodinator"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brigham and Women's Hospital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, plenty of opportunities hospital wide, not typically within your department. Great perks and many employee appreciation events

    Cons

    Very big place to work, hard to make connects however there are job coaches and various resources available via HR if you want to make connections with a mentor. Since it is a hospital many of the offices that involve working with patients have no flexibility with scheduling.


  4. "Perfect first job after Bachelor's"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brigham and Women's Hospital full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Networking is amazing
    -On job learning is top notch
    -Friendly staff who are passionate about job
    -Lots of room for growth
    -great benefits

    Cons

    pay is low- almost insulting but benefits make up for it

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay
    better inter department communication with hiring process


  5. "Cardiovascular technologist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cardiovascular Technologist in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Cardiovascular Technologist in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brigham and Women's Hospital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Best place to work. Pensions and healthcare benefits

    Cons

    Not much I can say about the Brigham

    Advice to Management

    Raise the present rate of raises


  6. "CNA"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Brigham and Women's Hospital full-time

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and great staff, annual bonuses usually available around the holidays and annual raises

    Cons

    Working clinically sometimes you have to stay past required hours and it's difficult to find coverage for short notice vacation or sick time.


  7. "Pharmacist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brigham and Women's Hospital full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great coworkers and plenty of hours available.

    Cons

    hard to commute and evening and weekends are required.

  8. "Medical resident just starting"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Resident in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Medical Resident in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brigham and Women's Hospital full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Great from both a clinical and research standpoint
    - Staff is personable for the most part

    Cons

    - No issues since I started working


  9. "Resident"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Resident Physician in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Resident Physician in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Brigham and Women's Hospital full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Terrific Research, Academic Research Infrastructure, Interesting patients, rare diseases.

    Cons

    Relatively disgruntled nursing/tech staff. Very heavy interest in research - sometimes at expense of cliincal duties.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Administrative Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Brigham and Women's Hospital full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It is an excellent organization to work for.

    Cons

    If you have an illness and use up the short term/long term disability; when returning to work you have to reapply and get rejected for having a that medical conditional


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