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3.9
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76%
Recommend to a Friend
96%
Approve of CEO
Madeline Bell
23 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance intrested in advancing employees to do better in advancement(in 17 reviews)

  • "Great place to work, good benefits(in 36 reviews)

Cons
  • "CHOP is fast moving and work/life balance can be a challenge(in 12 reviews)

  • "No cons except unpaid aspect of internship(in 11 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Working at CHOP"

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    Current Employee - Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Grrat work atmosphere, great pay

    Cons

    Benefits not the best, health insurance needs better options

    Advice to Management

    Support of the ideas of subordinates to improve quality of work production is beneficial.

  2. "It's fine for academia"

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      Current Employee - Research Technician 

      I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time

      Pros

      Lots of vacation days and flexibility

      Cons

      Not many perks for employees

    • "Good Company"

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      Current Employee - Practice Manager 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Benefits, Work Life balance, plenty of opportunity to move within the company

      Cons

      Too many Chiefs and not enough Indians

      Advice to Management

      Focus on the team and stop implementing so much changes

    • "descent place to work"

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      Current Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time for more than 20 years

      Pros

      good salary and benefits

      Cons

      A lot of work with as few people as possible

      Advice to Management

      listen to employees when making decisions regarding their work .Stop trying to find someone to blame when things don't go according to plan

    • "CHOP review"

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        Former Employee - Staff RN in Philadelphia, PA

        I worked at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Top notch children’s hospital, good benefits

        Cons

        Limited Parking, city wage tax

      • "Great place to work."

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        working with caring, dedicated staff

        Cons

        research institute tended to be siloed from main hospital

      • "Awful experience..."

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        Current Employee - IT Analyst in Philadelphia, PA
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        There are some great nurses /doctors in main hospital working with kids. Occasional free food in office.

        Cons

        Disorganized, no real training on job, miscommunication, everyone looks out for themselves.

        Advice to Management

        Invest in actually training your workers, and you’ll get better results. Don’t talk about them behind their backs... and be prepared to answer questions . Actually be at your desks once in a while/ check in with your team. And listen!!!

      • "Easy work and decent pay"

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        Current Employee - Office Coordinator II in Philadelphia, PA
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Work is easy and the systems are similar to all healthcare systems

        Cons

        Monotonous work it's the same everyday.

      • "good science, poor management"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I worked at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          Great academic labs to train in.

          Cons

          Labs all very independent, work atmosphere is luck of the draw

        • "Nurse Externship Program"

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          Former Employee - Nurse Extern 

          I worked at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time

          Pros

          Organized, rotations through 2 different units (one ICU, one Med/Surg), 36-hour weeks

          Cons

          Low pay, no housing provided, no relocation stipend

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