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Cerner Reviews

Updated March 19, 2017
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  • Although I love going to the client site the work life balance was off (in 176 reviews)

  • It can be long hours some weeks especially if you do not know how to manage time or say No (in 134 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Run of the mill"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malvern, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Malvern, PA
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility within certain areas depending on your management
    Great people to work with
    Good use of technology
    Opportunities to learn industry standard tools

    Cons

    Management too passive in standing up for people
    If Epic ever goes after the smaller client business, big trouble
    Emphasis on younger employees with attitude to long term employees less clear

    Advice to Management

    Loosen up on working from home
    Understand that people who speak up do so for valid reasons
    Institute better mentoring of new managers
    Better benefits


  2. "Big Company - Young Croud"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cerner full-time

    Pros

    Casual atmosphere. Lots of new college grads.

    Cons

    Lots of layers to get through to get things done.


  3. "Not innovative"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cerner full-time

    Pros

    Vast domains to try to

    Cons

    School culture, not very flexible
    , more work for less pay

    Advice to Management

    Be innovative


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  5. "Good company for freshers"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cerner full-time

    Pros

    Location, Good Career Start, Learning plenty.

    Cons

    Less pay, growth is limited, less yearly increments no bonus


  6. "Client Results Executive"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cerner full-time

    Pros

    One of two major HIT vendors in healthcare market space. Growth and potential for those hungry and aggressive to advance.

    Cons

    Hyper-focused on millennial generation; place less value on experience


  7. "Good as well as bad"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Harrison, NJ
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Harrison, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cerner (Less than a year)

    Pros

    1. Medical insurance is good.
    2. 401k Benefits
    3. There are range of technologies that you could get to work on
    4. Good chances of getting H1-B visa

    Cons

    1. Software engineers (especially grad students) can be paid a little more
    2. Location is not great at all


  8. "Stepping Stone"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company to work for right out of college

    Cons

    Not as competitive with compensation


  9. "Cerner experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good for starting career
    If in a good team cannot be a better learning experience

    Cons

    Interview process pretty predictable and easy
    6 week training before team assignment good for company but bad for employees

    Advice to Management

    Better interview process will help getting much better talent


  10. "Consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Delivery Consultant in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Delivery Consultant in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cerner full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You get to work in an ever changing field so there is never a dull moment
    Opportunity to travel if you want to
    Competitive pay

    Cons

    Management struggling to listen and create direct
    Lack of company energy
    Can get stuck on a team where your mission and values get lost in the shuffle

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your team and make sure you are providing opportunities and giving honest feedback. Much more of an "open door" policy needed


  11. "Information security"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cerner full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are nice. Work with bleeding edge technology. Hands on work. Flexible work schedule. Easy commute with many offices around town.

    Cons

    Hard to move up. Job profile is the same as others who are doing completely different daily activities. Low salary for the amount of work being tasked.

    Advice to Management

    Na



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