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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Reviews

Updated April 17, 2018
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia President and CEO Steven M. Altschuler
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  • Work-life balance is undervalued (in 8 reviews)

  • There is no room for growth, you work hard for years and do not get noticed or promoted (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Wonderful organization!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great culture and people. Most people I worked with and encountered believed in the mission and strove to deliver excellence.

    Cons

    No major drawbacks. Career growth seems a bit limited in some cases.


  2. "Excellent Work-Life Balance"

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    Current Employee - Management Specialist in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Management Specialist in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work, good benefits.

    Cons

    None to date, at least I haven't found any.

    Advice to Management

    Great job.

  3. "Great place overall"

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

    Pros

    Good work culture and ample administrative support. The institution is organized and there is a substantial budget for any supplies you could need

    Cons

    There seems to be a hierarchy regarding which departments receive funding. Child Life often receives priority funding over other departments


  4. "Senior DBA"

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    Current Employee - Senior Database Administrator in Phila, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Database Administrator in Phila, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great hospital, great stuff, good benefits, positive environment.

    Cons

    The only con for me was the commute in/out of city

    Advice to Management

    None.


  5. "Researcher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The research being done at CHOP is state-of-the-art, impressive, and applicable

    Cons

    Salary is not always so great


  6. "nurse tech"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Best learning experience as a student

    Cons

    I do not have any cons


  7. "research associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    #1 children's hospital in U.S.

    Cons

    nothing that I can make a statement for this

  8. "No, thank you."

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

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

    Pros

    Benefits: discount on insurance and commuter reimbursement.

    Cons

    Cliques. Gossip. Condescension. Unhealthy environment.

    Advice to Management

    Be more strict about workplace bullying.


  9. "Good Starting Point"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    From a non-clinical work experience:
    -Good work/life balance
    -Flexible hours
    -Good work pace (not too busy, not too slow)
    -Fun environment

    Cons

    -Management/Directors not qualified
    -No room for advancement
    -Extremely competitive


  10. "Safety Manager"

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    Current Employee - Safety Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Safety Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, great people, great mission

    Cons

    None come t mind

    Advice to Management

    Openness.


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