California Pacific Medical Center Reviews

Updated Feb 3, 2020

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3.2
56%
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59%
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California Pacific Medical Center CEO Warren Browner
Warren Browner
57 Ratings
Pros
  • "good benefits to their employees, pto and sickleave available(in 10 reviews)

  • "good pay and benefits , worked will with co workers(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "As other RN's have said on here, CPMC pays RN's low compared to the other San Francisco hospitals(in 9 reviews)

  • "no room for advancement for nursing(in 6 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Decent place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Certified Medical Assistant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at California Pacific Medical Center full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Competitive pay, awesome healthcare coverage

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement

  2. "Nice people but not much pay plus overwork"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative 

    I worked at California Pacific Medical Center full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You'll find the nicest people to work with and interact including your boss.

    Cons

    The pay is very little and you are doing 3 people's jobs. Some of the doctors and people in HR can have a big ego.

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  3. "Not just a job. A rewarding career."

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Chaplain in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at California Pacific Medical Center full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fellow employees were team players, helpful and professional s.

    Cons

    Using time clocks to punch in and out.

  4. "Positive Work Place"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pathology Assistant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at California Pacific Medical Center full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place to learn develop skills, lots of opportunity for career growth.

    Cons

    Parking can be challenging and expensive if you have to pay for it.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good healthcare system"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Nurse, BSN in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at California Pacific Medical Center part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great doctors and staff that are dedicated and skilled.

    Cons

    Better pay increases to keep up with SF rising cost of living.

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  6. Helpful (2)

    "Amazingly Skilled Staff - Great Pay - Senior Management Out of Touch"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Certified Surgical Technologist in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at California Pacific Medical Center full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fantastic pay. Brilliant nurses and colleagues Hard-working people

    Cons

    Corporate Culture is toxic. Upper management is out of touch with front-line experience Very little opportunity for advancement Poor work-life balance. High management turnover Toxic leadership Disorganized business practices.

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  7. "Gone from bad to worse"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RN Staff Nurse 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at California Pacific Medical Center part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Money comparable, benefits stil good,

    Cons

    Nursing management politically connected. Out of touch with reality,. Need to bring in new external candidates...no room for advancement for nursing. Apathy has become the new norm. Most nurses have seniority and are stuck there just doing their time to retire.

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  8. "Although wasn't the best with situations outside my control in personal life, still great place to work"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - ICU CNA in Duluth, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at California Pacific Medical Center full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Ability to ask questions and learn a lot of information from those around you, not over whelmed with cares so your able to give that personal caring that many places lack, the other workers no matter if they are an RN or MD show respect and appreciation for the work you do and the assistance you offer.

    Cons

    When personal life colloids with professional they didn't seem to be very understanding.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "RN"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - ICU RN in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at California Pacific Medical Center part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great location in clean, city location

    Cons

    Hospital is old; management ineffective

  10. "volunteer"

    5.0
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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at California Pacific Medical Center

    Pros

    welcoming environment, great learning experience

    Cons

    limited to department, nothing else to say

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